Snow showers continue this evening creating slick road conditions across southern Colorado. Overnight the N Pikes Peak Region sees a second push of moisture and locally heavy snowfall will once again be possible. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for far northern El Paso County where ~4" are possible by Tuesday morning. Also ahead, a High Wind Warning for much of southeast Colorado from 4-11am Tuesday morning as wind gusts could reach up to 60 mph. For more info on the forecast this holiday week, head over to the "Weather" tab.
Walsenburg Fire Department has confirmed that a house fire has destroyed a home on Pennsylvania Ave. near I-25 and Highway 160.
The fire chief says the homeowner had some electrical issues Monday night, then smelled smoke coming from his attic and called 911.
When firefighters went into the house to investigate, they say the fire suddenly spread. One of the firefighter's helmets was singed so bad he can't use it anymore. He was not injured.
There was one man living inside of the home, but nobody was hurt.
Neighbors had to evacuate while firefighters worked to put the blaze out. The fire chief says they stayed through the night to put out hot spots.
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