Grassfire near Colorado Springs Airport under control

Colorado Springs Fire Department
Crews responding to a grassfire near Colorado Springs Airport on May 14, 2022.

Updated at 3:45 p.m.

A five-acre grassfire just north of Colorado Springs Airport is under control.

Firefighters remained on the scene to monitor hotspots, according to the Colorado Springs Fire Department public information officer.

KRDO reports that this is a separate fire from the Alturas fire that caused a shelter-in-place at the airport and forced evacuations on Friday afternoon.

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