Thursday 9/29/2022 3:25

(EL PASO COUNTY, Colo.) — The small grass fire has been put out, according to EPSO.

EPSO said they received multiple calls regarding a suspicious person walking along I-25 and mile marker 121. They reportedly had a gas can and were setting fires in the area.

Deputies located the suspect and arrested the suspicious person.

ORIGINAL STORY: Law enforcement responding to grass fire along I-25, deputies warn of heavy smoke

Thursday 9/29/2022 1:18 p.m.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPSO) and Fountain Fire Department are responding to a grass fire along I-25 near mile marker 121.

EPSO said there is heavy smoke and is asking the community to use caution near the area. Traffic flow through the area is not interrupted, but drivers should drive slowly and yield to emergency responders.

This article will continue being updated with more information.