UPDATE: Firefighters Battle Flames, Ammunition in Black Forest House Fire

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

11 News has been in contact with firefighters working a house fire in Black Forest overnight.

We're told the flames are mostly out, but fire crews are keeping an eye on hot spots.

The fire started around 10pm in the 4200 block of Walker Rd. in Black Forest, east of Highway 83 and north of Hodgen Road.

The fire started in the garage and then spread to the house. That's where firefighters were able to get the flames under control. No word how much damage was done to the home. But firefighters expect to get a better look once the sun comes up.

At this point, there's no word on what caused the fire. But 11 News has learned there may have been some extra complications for firefighters in the form of ammunition in the garage, where the fire started. We heard about that from neighbors who described hearing explosions, as firefighters fought the flames.

Several agencies helped in fighting the fire. They also rescued two dogs from the home. No word on the extent of the dogs' injuries.

11 News will continue to update the latest information on this fire.

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 199800351 - kktv.com/a?a=199800351
Gray Television, Inc.