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Crews respond to 2 fires in Colorado Springs Monday night

Crews responded to a house fire in southeast Colorado Springs on 10/26/20.
Crews responded to a house fire in southeast Colorado Springs on 10/26/20.(KKTV)
Published: Oct. 26, 2020 at 7:01 PM MDT|Updated: Oct. 26, 2020 at 8:17 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Crews were called to a house fire on the southeast side of Colorado Springs Monday night and an RV fire near Memorial Park.

In the first fire, heavy smoke was showing when crews arrived on the scene just before 7 Monday night. The house was in the 1300 block of Challenger Avenue. The neighborhood is in the area of East Fountain Boulevard and Jet Wing Drive. The fire appeared to be under control soon after 7 p.m. According to a firefighter at the scene, two people were in the home at the time of the fire. Both escaped the house and one person was treated at the hospital for smoke inhalation. The last time this article was updated, firefighters were still searching for their pet cat.

The second fire was reported at about 8:20 p.m. in the 1000 block of E. Moreno Ave. just to the west of Prospect Lake. An RV was on fire.

The cause for both fires remains under investigation.

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