Car fire near Highway 24 closes off neighborhood

Firefighters put out the car fire near Landmark Lane and Chelton Road. This is by Highway 24.
Firefighters are putting out the car fire near Landmark Lane and Chelton Road. This is by...
Firefighters are putting out the car fire near Landmark Lane and Chelton Road. This is by Highway 24. The fire has officially been put out but Landmark Lane continues to be blocked off until further notice. No injuries to report at this time.(Brian Sherrod, KKTV)
Published: Sep. 11, 2022 at 4:36 AM MDT|Updated: Sep. 11, 2022 at 6:54 AM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Colorado Springs Fire Department extinguished a car fire in Colorado Springs near Highway 24 early Sunday morning.

Firefighters responded to Landmark Lane and Chelton Road before 4 a.m., where flames and big black smoke could be seen in the sky. Landmark Lane was shut down while fire crews battled the blaze and then afterward for investigators.

Colorado Springs police tell 11 News the fire could be arson and that the owner of the vehicle may be the suspect.

Police say the owner of the vehicle has been taken to the hospital.

11 News will continue to update as we learn more.