Fountain Fire reports suspicious fire on Link Road
Damage to new home under construction
Last updated 5/13/2020 at 2:26pm
At approximately 3:30 this morning, Fountain Fire Department responded to the 8700 block of Link Road in reference to a structure fire. Initial reports stated there was smoke coming from the building, which is currently a new home under construction.
Once on scene, the Fountain Fire Department was able to quickly extinguish the fire. However, there was significant damage to the basement of the structure. Upon further investigation, it appears the cause of the fire is suspicious. This is an ongoing investigation by the Fountain Police Department in coordination with the Fountain Fire Department.
Anyone with information, or is a witness to this investigation, is asked to call the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Communication Center at (719) 390-5555; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634 STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477. This continues to be an active investigation.