Colorado Springs Fire Department sends firefighters to Grizzly Creek Fire

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COLORADO SPRINGS– Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) has deployed firefighters to assist with fighting the Grizzly Creek Fire on Wednesday.

The Grizzly Creek Fire which is burning in Glenwood Canyon, is at 0% containment at 3,702 acres.

211 people are currently fighting the fire, along with air tankers and five helicopters, according to Wednesday’s update.

Interstate 70 is closed from Glenwood Springs to Gypsum due to firefighting efforts occurring on and along the interstate, as well as rocks and other debris rolling onto the roadway.

Cottonwood Pass in Eagle County is closed until further notice.

CSFD says the team will be assisting for up to two weeks.

The Grizzly Creek Fire started on August 10. The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.

>>Click here to follow the Grizzly Creek Fire Facebook page for updates.

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