Massive fire in commercial building in southeast Colorado Springs caused by electrical problem

Crews responded to a commercial building fire in southeast Colorado Springs Friday night.
Published: Mar. 3, 2023 at 8:40 PM MST|Updated: Mar. 5, 2023 at 9:41 AM MST
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Firefighters responded to a business where there were flames showing from the roof Friday night.

The fire broke out just after 8 p.m. at a building near Astrozon and South Academy.

Firefighters on scene said there were 55 firefighters working to put out the flames. By around 9:30 p.m., officials said the fire was out and crew were mopping hot spots. It took two hours altogether to get the fire out.

Investigators say the fire was caused by an electrical issue. It has been deemed accidental.