Colorado Springs Fire Department battling fire near Fontanero Street

Colorado Springs Fire Department battles grass fire near Fontanero Street

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Colorado Springs Fire Department is currently working to extinguish a fire that could be seen from Interstate 25 near Fillmore Street.

The fire broke out after 1 p.m. and is reported to be on Broadview Place. Firefighters are working to protect homes nearby as the fire spreads north. (PHOTOS)

The fire was mostly contained as of 2 p.m. and firefighters were working to clean up the area.

A homeowner whose house was threatened by the fire said they believe a beekeeper in the area may have accidentally started the fire with beekeeping tools.

Nobody was reported injured and no homes were damaged, CSFD said.

This is a developing story, KRDO will update this article when more information is available.


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