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Grass fire burning in Bear Creek Park in Colorado Springs; evacuations ordered – Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado 2020-11-19 14:15:24 –

Colorado Springs, Colorado — A burning grass and brush fire ordered a forced evacuation near Bear Creek Park on Thursday afternoon.

A fire is burning near 3000 blocks of Electra Drive. It was named #ElectraFire.

All Electra Drive and Nebula Court homes on the southwest side of the park are under evacuation orders. Orion Drive’s house is also being evacuated. Others in the area who received an emergency notice from the Colorado Springs Police Department also need to be evacuated.

A meeting place for evacuated residents was set up at Cheyenne Mountain High School on 1200 Cresta Rd.

Smoke from fire is visible in many of Colorado Springs.

This is a developing story. For the latest information, please see FOX21 News.

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