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Crews quickly contain wildfire in Manitou Springs

Published On: May 02 2014 03:11:04 AM CDT

Firefighters were quickly able to contain a wildfire near Manitou Springs.

The El Paso County Sheriff's office says the fire was spotted just before 9:30 Thursday night off of Highway 24 near mile marker 296.

Firefighters from the Manitou Springs Fire Department, Crystal Park, El Paso County Wildland Fire Crew and the Forest Service all responded to the scene.

There were only light fuels in the area and a small crew remained on scene to mop up.


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