UPDATE: WEDNESDAY 4/12/2023 4:16 p.m.
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The grass fires near I-25 at South Circle Drive are under control, CSFD said.
Firefighters will remain on scene to mop up hotspots. The cause of the fire is unknown, CSFD said.
ORIGINAL STORY: “Multiple grass fires” burning near Circle and I-25
WEDNESDAY 4/12/2023 4:01 p.m.
The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) and Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) are on scene of a grass fire near I-25 between South Circle Drive and the MLK Bypass.
CSPD tweeted just after 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, and said southbound I-25 is down to one lane due to the fire.
CSFD also tweeted and said multiple grass fires were reported by crews on the scene near Circle and I-25.
Avoid the area and watch for emergency crews if you have to travel in that direction.
FOX21 News has a crew on the way to the scene and will provide updates when more information becomes available.