Man arrested for arson after fire in Old Colorado City


Kaisten Paulson / Colorado Springs Police Department

COLORADO SPRINGS — A man is arrested after police accuse him of setting a structure fire near West Colorado Avenue early Sunday morning.

Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to extinguish the fire and also conducted a thorough search of the structure around 4:30 a.m.

Colorado Springs Police said they arrested 36-year-old Kaisten Paulson for arson and criminal trespass. Officer said he was inside the home when the fire started.

Crews said at this time, no injuries are suspected to have resulted from the fire.

West Colorado Avenue was closed to traffic between 22nd Street and 23rd Street for several hours.

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