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Fire That Damaged Colorado Spring Airport Ruled Accidental

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Investigators say construction workers accidentally started the fire that damaged a section of the Colorado Springs Airport terminal last April.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department determined that the fire on April 16 was sparked by workers using propane torches during roof repairs.

The fire forced the airport to cancel a number of flights that day but there were no injuries because of the fire.

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The fire caused about $5.6 million in damage.

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