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Fire heavily damages four-plex in Colorado Springs

Posted at 3:18 PM, Jun 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-14 19:59:52-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — Firefighters are mopping up following a structure fire in the Vista Grande neighborhood. It was reported at roughly 2:15 p.m. and heavily damaged a four-plex in the 5400 block of Fiesta Lane just south of the East Library.

Firefighters say the 15 people who lived in the building have been displaced. One resident had to be taken to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.

It is unknown what started the fire and whether any of the structure will be in a livable condition soon.

Fiesta Lane Fire
A 4-plex is heavily damaged following a fire on Fiesta Lane in Colorado Springs.

Crews are still putting water on the building and ventilating it clear out the smoke. The cause of the fire has not yet been announced. Check back for updates on this breaking news story.