Gusty wind, low relative humidities, warm temperatures, and dry fuels will all combine to produce high fire danger this afternoon and early evening. Red Flag Warning goes into effect at Noon and lasts until 8pm. Please, no outdoor burning or use of flammable materials. Head to the "Weather" Tab for more information on the forecast.
Westbound Highway 24 was closed at 21st Street due to an accident Friday morning.
Authorities say a Manitou Springs police officer en route to an abduction in progress call struck a car going through the intersection. That person was sent to the hospital with unknown injuries.
At this time, fault has not been established.
11 News is also asking questions about the initial call.
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