UPDATE: MONDAY 8/21/2023 11:45 p.m.

(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado Springs Fire Department said the fire was ruled accidental. CSFD reports the fire was caused by improper disposal of ashes and coals from outdoor cooking into a combustible trash can.

ORIGINAL STORY: CSFD: House fire near Union Boulevard under investigation

MONDAY 8/21/2023 9:41 a.m.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) is investigating a fire that happened at a home near North Union Boulevard in the early morning hours of Monday, Aug. 21.

According to CSFD, around 5:30 a.m., firefighters were called to a home in the 2800 block of Buttermilk Circle off of N. Union Blvd. near Dublin Boulevard. Firefighters reported the home and a deck were on fire.

At around 6:10 a.m. CSFD reported the fire was under control. All of those living in the home were able to get out safely and the Red Cross has been contacted to assist them.