One Rescued From 3-Alarm Fire

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

A Colorado Springs firefighter received minor injuries while fighting three-alarm fire at a Colorado Springs church.

There is no word on the firefighter's condition or nature of the injury.

The fire broke out around 4 a.m. at the Restoring Hope Church at 400 W. Pikes Peak Ave., which was planning to hold its grand opening Sunday.

Sixty firefighters were called to work on this fire. It took crews roughly two hours to get the fire under control. Fire investigators will be looking at the basement of the church as a possible starting point for this fire.

Firefighters had to rescue one man from the building who lives in the basement. The man was sent to the hospital for evaluation, but firefighters say he should be alright.

The cause and origin of the fire is not known at this time. There's no word on what the church plans to do concerning its grand opening.

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 178359721 -
Gray Television, Inc.