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Grass fire near Motel 8, evacuations lifted

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Posted at 10:19 PM, Apr 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-23 01:47:34-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — Crews are on the scene of a 3-acre grass fire in the area of 3228 North Chestnut Street.

Motel 8 and all other structures south to Fillmore were evacuated for a period of time.

At 10:15 p.m. the evacuation orders were rescinded.

CSFD reports that crews are making good progress and are working to get containment on the spread of the fire.

At 11:45 p.m. the fire was declared under control.

The grass fire is under control.

No structures were damaged and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

This is a developing story.

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