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Grass Fire Creeps Dangerously Close To Colorado Springs Homes

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) - A grass fire came extremely close to some homes on the west side of Colorado Springs on Sunday. The wildland fire started near King Street and Tonka Avenue.

CO Springs Fire Evacuations 2 (@CSFD PIO)
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Some evacuations were ordered, but have since been lifted.

CO Springs Fire Evacuations 1 (@CSFD PIO)
(credit: Colorado Springs Fire)

The fire started at around 2 p.m., but is now considered under control.

It's not clear how the fire started.

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