One person arrested following apartment fire near Valley Hi Golf Course


Wednesday morning, CSFD responded to a a fire on the third floor of an apartment complex. Picture courtesy of CSFD.

COLORADO SPRINGS — One person has been arrested after the Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) was called to a fire on the 3rd floor of an apartment building Wednesday morning.

Around 4:20 a.m. Wednesday, CSFD tweeted it was responding to a fire at 3110 Mallard Drive where smoke was seen coming from the third floor of the apartment building.

Firefighters respond to a fire at 3110 Mallard Drive

At 4:42 a.m., CSFD said the fire was put out. Flames were contained to one apartment.

According to CSFD, all occupants were safely evacuated.

FOX21 has confirmed that one person was taken into custody for first degree arson. Police are also writing a warrant to further investigate the apartment.

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