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Crews stay busy putting out multiple fires


Last updated 5/3/2022 at 3:07pm

Fountain Fire Department

A firefighter works through the brush to put out the April 28 wildland fire near Fountain Creek Regional Park.

The Fountain Fire Department (FFD) responded to an early-morning wildland fire on the east side of Fountain Creek, south of Duckwood Park, on Thursday, April 28. Firefighters from Security Fire Department, Stratmoor Hills Fire Department, Fort Carson Fire Department, and Hanover Fire Department also responded to the call, which came in around 3:45 a.m.

When fire crews arrived on scene, heavy smoke and flames were visible. The fire was approximately one mile west of Hwy. 85, which made it difficult for crews to access the fire, officials said; but the mild weather conditions that morning mad...

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