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Fire destroys Widefield nuisance house


Last updated 1/27/2021 at 9:05am

Karin Hill

County crews were cleaning up some of the larger debris at 712 Widefield Drive early Wednesday morning after firefighters put out a fire that destroyed most of the building.

A house fire destroyed a home directly across the street from Widefield and Discovery high schools early the morning of Jan. 20. The exact cause remains under investigation.

By Wednesday morning when students started arriving, fire crews continued working the scene at 712 Widefield Drive. El Paso County Department of Public Works had employees cleaning up large chunks of debris throughout the morning, but a big mess remained. People were seen later in the afternoon sifting through the rubble.

Security Fire Department reported that there was no one in the home when firefighters arrived. Hom...

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