Neighbors Spring Into Action After Fire Starts

To join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Facebook page!

Neighbors jumped into action Saturday morning after an explosion set fire to a home in Colorado Springs.

Wallace Williams saw what looked to be a cloud of steam rising from his neighbor's home on 5080 Harvest Road. When Williams realized it was fire, he pounded on the door, hoping to alert anyone who might be home.

Getting no response, Williams ran back across the street to his home, grabbed his fire extinguisher and started back toward the fire.

That's when the fire exploded.

Firefighters say no one was home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries.

There has not been an official cause to the explosion as firefighters work to learn more about the fire.

Williams is just glad to have neighbors as aware and involved as he has on Harvest Road.

KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.

If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.

powered by Disqus
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 209790211 -
Gray Television, Inc.