2-alarm fire in Colorado Springs Thursday

Video from 11 News Viewer Vladimir. Near Cheyenne Blvd./Tejon St.
Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 1:36 PM MDT|Updated: Aug. 4, 2022 at 5:07 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Crews were called to a 2-alarm fire in Colorado Springs on Thursday.

At about 1:30 p.m. smoke was visible in an are close to Cheyenne Boulevard and Tejon Street on the southwest side of the city.

Firefighters appeared to have the fire out by about 1:45 p.m. The building was under construction, known as the “Ivywild Townhomes.” No injuries were reported.

The builder tells 11 News they believe the cause of the fire was welding.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department says 53 firefighters responded to the fire and it took roughly 40 minutes to contain.

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