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UPDATE: Homeless warming camp causes small grass fire Wednesday

CSFD S Union Fire
Posted at 4:02 PM, Nov 16, 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a small grass fire Wednesday afternoon.

The fire broke out on South Union at the Martin Luther King Bypass around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

It was visible from a local traffic camera in the area and firefighters are at the scene. At 5:30 p.m. CSFD updated us that the grass fire was out with crews remaining on the scene to control hotspots.

The fire was caused by a homeless warming camp, according to the Colorado Springs Fire Department.

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