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Grass fire burns more than 100 acres in eastern El Paso County

Published On: Mar 27 2014 01:05:54 AM CDT
Updated On: Mar 27 2014 02:48:50 AM CDT
Peyton grass fire

Eight different fire departments responded to a grass fire near Peyton Highway Wednesday night.

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. -

Eight different agencies spent Wednesday night fighting a grass fire that burned more than 100 acres near Peyton Highway and Drennen Road.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office said it was 100 percent contained around 9:30 Wednesday night.

The first call came in around 8:30, the sheriff's office said.

The cause of the fire is now under investigation.

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