CO: Colorado Springs Airport Closed After Overnight Fire

April 17, 2018

A three-alarm fire late Monday at the Colorado Springs Airport grounded all flights and forced cancellations Tuesday.

The fire broke out about 11:30 p.m. Monday in the insulation on the roof on the west side of the airport. It took firefighters more than four hours to contain. 

Fire crews could see flames shooting from the roof before they even got to the airport, Lt. Doug Pape with the Colorado Springs Fire Department told Gazette news partner KKTV

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