March 29, 2013 9:45 AM
An overnight fire in El Paso County left a home destroyed and investigators say it could be connected to a string of fires in the neighborhood.
The home is located on Kachina Drive in the Cimarron Hills area of El Pasco County. Firefighters said the home caught fire just... more »
November 13, 2012 7:53 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - For the second time in less than 24 hours the same house in Colorado Springs caught fire and neighbors are starting to become suspicious.
Today's fire started just after 4:30 p.m. at a home at 1304 W. Costilla St. on the corner of Cherokee Street. No... more »
October 16, 2012 8:10 PM
Thursday, October 4th, a fire started in a Widefield home on Cielo Vista Drive.
The Security Fire Department gets the call first; they send out two trucks, with one person on each.
"Probably 99 percent of the time it goes out with one person," says Security Fire Chief... more »
August 21, 2012 8:31 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A house fire in Fort Collins has killed a 64-year-old woman and a dog. Poudre Fire Authority officials said Tuesday investigators are trying to determine what caused the fire late Monday. The fire is believed to have started accidentally in the living room. Firefighters said... more »
April 3, 2012 7:24 PM
The gusting winds overnight aggravated a chimney fire and causing it to spread until it consumed most of a Colorado Springs family's home in Rockrimmon. The fire started at around 3:00 in the 6000 block of Red Hill Circle.
The fire department dispatched nearly 60 fire fighters and over... more »
December 14, 2011 7:52 PM
The Pikes Peak Chapter of the American Red Cross has contacted the family of four who lost their home to a massive fire in Crystal Park Tuesday night. Spokesperson Catherine Barde said members of the agency's Disaster Action Team met with the family Tuesday afternoon to assess their needs and... more »
December 2, 2011 10:30 AM
Fire crews are still putting out hot spots at a house fire on the east of Pueblo. The fire was reported at around 7:30 Friday morning at a home in the 800 block of East 5th Street.
Jose Trujillo, a neighbor, says the home had been vacant for several... more »
November 30, 2011 4:57 PM
A Pueblo Deputy went into a burning home last night to save a woman trapped by fire. It happened just before midnight at a home in the 2500 block of Catalpa St. in Eastern Pueblo County.
The Sheriff's Office says Deputy Brandon Talton was first on the scene and... more »
November 23, 2011 7:46 AM
Colorado Springs fire crews at the scene of a house fire at 4737 Splendid Circle North. That's near Austin Bluffs Parkway and Barnes Road.
Crews say no one was home when the fire started.
It sparked on the porch and spread to the inside. They say the fire... more »
September 2, 2011 2:27 PM
WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) - Authorities say a toy poodle saved a life in Utah by leading firefighters through his owner's smoke-filled home to a man asleep in the basement.
The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the dog named Ted was spotted by paramedics responding to the fire in... more »
August 7, 2011 7:49 AM
Three people and a family dog made it out safely of an early morning house fire in Colorado Springs, but the family cat was killed in the blaze.
Colorado Springs Fire crews got the call around 2:30 a.m. to a home on Golden Hills Road, in the bluffs just... more »
August 3, 2011 3:50 PM
Colorado Springs firefighters say a man in his 20s suffered serious burn injuries in a fire at a home at Patrician Way and McArthur Avenue.
A woman, believed to be the man's mother, suffered minor smoke inhalation and was treated at the scene. Fire officials say the blaze started... more »
August 3, 2011 3:40 PM
Colorado Springs firefighters are on the scene of a house fire at the corner of Patrician Way and McArthur Avenue near Wasson High School. According to CSFD, the fire is out and one person has been taken to the hospital for burns, but they are not saying how severe they... more »
August 3, 2011 2:25 PM
No charges will be filed in the deadly house fire that killed two and injured one in Cripple Creek last year.
Erica Girard, 19, and Joshua Carrol, 27, died September 10, 2010 when a home on the 200 Block of West Carr Avenue went up in flames. Keith Girard,... more »
July 31, 2011 11:32 AM
The Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a 911 call of a structure fire at 7885 Lindsey Dr early this morning. When crews arrived on scene they found smoke coming out of the home through the garage.
Crews made a fast attack on the fire entering the home only... more »
May 29, 2011 8:52 AM
Fire investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a house fire in east Colorado Springs Cimarron Hills, Sunday morning. Crews were called out to the 1100 block of Kachina Drive around 4 a.m.
Witnesses say flames were shooting out from the roof of the home. One person was... more »
May 21, 2011 11:44 AM
Colorado Springs Fire crews are investigating a house fire on North Colony Circle. Initial reports say people saw smoke coming from a garage. Colorado Springs Fire Department is responding. more »
May 17, 2011 5:01 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Deptpartment is at the scene of house fire at 1900 block of Berkshire Lane. Scanner traffic states the fire is out and occupants are being evaluated by EMTS on scene. more »
May 8, 2011 5:41 PM
Relatives say they are still in shock over the fire that claimed the life of an elderly man early Pueblo Sunday morning. David "Pete" Stringer, 80, was a retired Pueblo Police Officer and had been asleep in the basement of his home on Vail Avenue near City Park Saturday night... more »
May 8, 2011 11:24 AM
"We heard somebody was down there we felt we had to help," says Anthony Porco.
Porco, his brother and Gilbert Smith say they saw smoke leaving their security job but didn't see any firefighters nearby so they rushed to the burning house, kicked down the door and tried to... more »
May 8, 2011 4:26 AM
We have reports of a home on fire on Vail Avenue in Pueblo. We have crews on the scene who have confirmed that one person is dead, and the coroner is on the way. We will bring you more information as we get it. more »
April 15, 2011 11:33 PM
Colorado Springs fire crews were able to get a house fire under control Friday night in about 30 minutes, but not before it did enough damage to keep the people who live there from returning for a few days.
The fire broke out on Highland Vista Drive, near Peterson... more »
January 26, 2011 4:12 PM
It's been a week and a half since a fire destroyed the Sabino family's home on Chesham Circle which they shared with their relatives the Cordovas. Tom Sabino, 44 and his son Tyler, 10, were severely burned and are still recovering at hospitals in Utah and Denver respectively.
Tom's... more »
January 26, 2011 1:32 PM
If you're headed out for lunch soon, the restaurant you choose could help a family in need in Colorado Springs.
All four of the city's Chick-fil-A restaurants are donating 15 percent of their sales today to help members of the Sabino family.
The family lost their home on... more »
January 22, 2011 8:10 AM
Firefighters in Colorado Springs quickly put out a house fire this morning on Red Onion Way which is in the neighborhood of Vickers and Flintridge.
The call came in at about 5:50 a.m. Saturday morning. A family of 5 and their pets all made it out safely.
Firefighters... more »
December 13, 2010 6:42 PM
Pueblo fire crews tell News First 5 a child has been rescued from a burning home on West 13th Street. We do not know the condition of the child right now. The fire started just before 4 p.m.
We have a crew on the scene and we'll continue to... more »
November 14, 2010 9:18 AM
Crews from Colorado Springs Fire Dept responded to 116 E. Washington St in Colorado Springs last night around 8:30pm when a fire broke out in the home. Occupants of the home were able to evacuate the home after encountering smoke in the upstairs bedroom.
While the cause of the... more »
November 9, 2010 1:59 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Department crews have put out a house fire in the 1000 block of Mt. Werner Circle. One dog died in the fire, with another dog missing.
A fire department spokesman says that officially the home is unoccupied, with the utilities turned off.
However, a man... more »
October 27, 2010 11:05 AM
A Pueblo family was left out in the cold Wednesday morning after their home caught fire. It happened just before 7:00 a.m. in the 2800 block of East 15th Street.
Fire fighters say it started in a utility room in the basement. The family got out safely.
While... more »
October 26, 2010 9:37 PM
A Colorado Springs family got out of their home safely Tuesday night after a kitchen fire. They'll have to stay somewhere else tonight because of the damage.
It happened on Corbett Lane near Nevada and Fillmore.
A father, two kids and the family dog were home when the... more »
October 5, 2010 3:37 PM
Firefighters often have to rescue people from burning homes, sometimes even a dog or cat. But the 18-foot Burmese python that firefighters had to drag out of a burning Rhode Island home just after midnight Monday may have been a first.
Acting Chief Peter Henrikson tells The Providence Journal... more »
August 3, 2010 8:25 PM
Colorado Springs firefighters quickly knocked down a lightning-caused fire Tuesday afternoon.
Lightning struck the home on Escapardo Way, in the Village Seven neighborhood. The fire smoldered in the attic until neighbors saw flames and called 911. The fire damaged the attic, eaves, and roof of the home.
The... more »
July 26, 2010 12:56 PM
Two fires in Colorado Springs over the weekend caused heavy damage, and injured residents and a firefighter--both have been blamed on careless smoking.
A fire at the Colony Hills Apartments injured three residents and a firefighter. It also damaged 13 apartments. The Colorado Springs Fire Department says the fire... more »
July 24, 2010 11:33 AM
12 people living in homes in southeast Colorado Springs are now displaced after a home fire early around 3:30 Saturday morning.
Fire crews say the eight people inside the house on Frost Drive were woken up by firefighters responding to the fire, which was already burning the home. Lt.... more »
July 5, 2010 10:26 AM
Thornton police say a woman found dead in a house fire had been shot multiple times and her husband is a suspect in the case.
Thornton police spokesman Matt Barnes says firefighters found the body of 30-year-old Belinda Fisher after extinguishing the fire Saturday evening. Authorities say the fire... more »
June 22, 2010 9:40 PM
Quite a scare in Ellicott Tuesday evening after a wind whipped fire started spreading. It happened just after 6:30 p.m. at a home on Milne Road, near Peyton and Drennen.
The home is a complete loss. But we're told it was vacant. The winds were really whipping and the... more »
April 21, 2010 5:17 PM
A house fire that sent a woman to the hospital by ambulance Wednesday morning was caused by careless smoking, according to Colorado Springs Fire Department investigators. Her injuries are not life threatening.
The fire broke out around 7:40, in the 2200 block of Constellation Dr. Colorado Springs Dispatch reported... more »
March 27, 2010 3:13 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Department is on scene at a house fire at the 2200 block of Lockhaven Drive.
Firefighters were called just after 12:30 Saturday afternoon. CSFD tells News First 5 that it took only about 5 minutes to knock down the fire. 24 firefighters responded to the scene.... more »
January 27, 2010 8:14 AM
The Stratmoor Hills fire department was on the scene this morning of a house fire that began around 5:30 a.m. the Colorado Springs home. The home is located on Chamberlin South near South Academy.
The fire department said that the fire was contained to the back bedroom in the... more »
January 19, 2010 11:43 AM
Authorities in the northwestern Chicago suburb of Wonder Lake said a persistent house cat probably saved the lives of a couple in a house fire.
Assistant Chief Mike Weber of the Wonder Lake Fire Protection District said the fire broke out shortly after midnight Monday in the bedroom of... more »
January 19, 2010 7:26 AM
Fountain police said that earlier Tuesday morning, Santa Fe Ave in Fountain, was shut down due to a house fire. Police say that the fire crews have cleaned up the scene, and have re-opened the road. Police say that a call came in about 2 a.m. Tuesday morning from someone... more »
January 5, 2010 11:21 AM
Three people are dead after an early-morning fire swept through a Detroit home whose power had been out for months. A fourth person survived by jumping from an upstairs window. Family members confirmed the deaths and the escape. A message seeking comment was left with the Detroit fire department. Delores... more »
December 23, 2009 5:53 PM
The Pueblo West Fire Department responded to a house fire on Stardust Drive, near McCulloch and Highway 50.
Meterologist Brad Sowder shot this picture from the scene. He says the fire did not appear to be large. We'll bring you more information as we get it. more »
December 21, 2009 3:38 PM
Fire crews say a mobile home may be a total loss after a fire in the Midway Ranches area near the El Paso/Pueblo county line. The home is at Alaya Pt. and Boca Chica Heights. We're told no one home at the time and no injuries.
November 6, 2009 9:00 PM
A large house fire on the westside of Colorado Springs is out. The fire sparked just after 6:15pm at a home at 2508 Stratton Forest Heights, and quickly burned out of control. That's west of Cheyenne Mountain High School.
The house was under construction and vacant. No one was... more »
September 8, 2009 8:11 PM
A family of four in Pueblo has been displaced by fire. It broke out in their mobile home on East 8th Street, shortly before 6pm.
Investigators say the home was destroyed. No one was at home at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.
Fire... more »
September 6, 2009 10:22 AM
Pennsylvania State police have charged a self-proclaimed Civil War buff with accidentally firing a 2-pound cannon ball through the wall of a neighbor's home. William Maser, 54, of Georges Township, says his hobby is recreating Civil War cannons. He said he's been doing it for over 30 years.
Maser... more »