Person of interest no longer sought by police as Manitou Incline Fire investigation continues

Fire reported near the Barr Trail and Manitou Incline
Fire reported near the Barr Trail and Manitou Incline(Station)
Published: Oct. 16, 2020 at 4:48 PM MDT
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MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police in Colorado no longer need help tracking down a person of interest tied to the Manitou Springs Incline Fire.

The fire happened on Oct. 8 at about 4:45 p.m. Click here for previous coverage on the fire.

On Friday, Colorado Springs Police announced investigators believe the fire was human-caused, however, the exact cause remains under investigation. They also believe the fire started at a homeless camp. A person of interest sought by police came forward on his own. 11 News has removed his image from this article. As of Thursday, no arrests have been made in the case.

If you have any information on the cause of the fire you’re asked to call 719-520-6666.

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