Feb 26, 2011 3:17 PM by James H Egbert

Wildland fire crews contain grass fire in Eastern El Paso County

El Paso County and the Tri-County Wild-land Fire crews have wiped out a grass fire 1/2 mile South of Hwy 94 at Edison Road, East of Yoder.

Wild-land Crews From Colorado Springs Utilities, Ellicott, Yoder, Lincoln County and Hanover all responded to the scene to support crews already fighting the fire.

In all fire crews say between 100-120 acres of land burned. The cause still isn't known yet but investigators say it possibly started from ashes from a wood burning stove. No injuries were reported.



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