Juveniles interviewed in connection to Banning Lewis Ranch house fire, no arrests made yet

Firefighters say the house appeared abandoned. Juveniles were reportedly seen leaving the building around the time of the fire.
Published: Dec. 4, 2022 at 4:09 PM MST|Updated: Dec. 5, 2022 at 6:31 AM MST
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Officials are still working to figure out a cause for a fire at a vacant home.

Around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, the Colorado Springs Fire Department and the Falcon Fire Department responded to a working structure fire in the area of East Woodmen and North Marksheffel Road. The fire was contained to the structure and did not spread towards the housing development.

While on scene, information was received that juveniles were seen leaving the building. CSPD says the juveniles were identified, and statements were obtained, but no arrests have been made yet.

Officials believed the building was abandoned. There were no reported injuries from this fire.