Fire Destroys Home Near Florissant

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A home near Florissant, northwest of Colorado Springs, was destroyed by fire Monday.

One person was home when the fire started, but was able to get out of the house safely.

Firefighters first responded to the fire at 9 a.m. and stayed at the scene until about 5 in the evening.

Firefighters say their preliminary investigation shows the fire started with a wood stove.

The home was on Manchester Circle, just off Twin Rocks Road.