Fire at abandoned Denny’s in Colorado Springs

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COLORADO SPRINGS — Firefighters were called out to a structure fire at 315 W Bijou Street in Colorado Springs on Tuesday afternoon.

The building once contained a Denny’s Restaurant but has sat vacant for some time.

CSFD was called to a “two alarm fire” and asked people to avoid the area. Crews were able to get the fire out around 4:15 p.m. Firefighters responded within three minutes of the initial call.

The cause of the fire under investigation and no one was hurt.

Crews will remain on scene for a few more hours to search for hotspots. Bijou will remain closed.

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