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More fires along I-25 highlight fire danger

 

Last updated 5/10/2022 at 3:10pm

Fountain Fire Department

The remnants of a semi after it crashed and caught fire on I-25 in Fountain early on May 10.

An early-morning semi-truck accident on I-25 started a grass fire near Fort Carson on Tuesday - the latest in a string of similar incidents over the last two weeks.

Around 2:40 a.m., Fountain Fire Department responded to a reported traffic accident on southbound I-25 near Mesa Ridge Parkway. It was reported that the semi caught fire due to the traffic accident. The fire spread from the semi into the woodland area between I-25 and the frontage road just outside Fort Carson.

Hanover, Security, and Fort Carson Fire responded to assess the driver of the semi. The driver had minor injuries and...



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