UPDATE: Firefighters say grass fire near Colorado Springs Airport is knocked down

Grass fire in Colorado Springs 5/14/22.
Grass fire in Colorado Springs 5/14/22.(KKTV)
Published: May. 14, 2022 at 2:59 PM MDT|Updated: May. 14, 2022 at 3:14 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Multiple crews are responding to a fire near the Colorado Springs Airport. The Colorado Springs Fire Department said this is a grass fire.

UPDATE: As of just after 3:30 p.m., firefighters say the grass fire is knocked down. Milton E. Proby Pkwy will be back open to the airport in about 20 minutes, firefighters say.

CSFD first alerted the public to the fire at about 2:45 p.m. on Saturday. As of 3:10 p.m., there was still smoke in the area.

We are working to learn more and will update this article with more information.

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