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Grass fire contained near Ellicott

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Posted at 3:58 PM, Mar 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-26 17:58:07-04

EL PASO COUNTY, Colorado — Firefighters from multiple agencies quickly contained a grass fire that threatened an elementary school near Ellicott Saturday.

The fire burned approximately 3 acres along Handle Road creeping near the school and threatening multiple building in the area.

The fire was contained by 1:30 p.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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