(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) is responding to a car fire near South Circle Drive and Arlington Drive, and asked that the public avoid the area.

A plume of smoke can be seen in photos shared by the fire department on Twitter. CSFD said the car is in the southbound lanes of S. Circle Drive.

CSFD responds to car fire on S. Circle Dr.
Courtesy: CSFD

CSFD encouraged anyone travelling in the area to use alternate routes as firefighters work to get the fire under control.