Fire displaces 6 in NE Colorado Springs

Six people are now displaced after a fire tore through their home late Monday evening, according to the Colorado Springs Fire Department. 

The fire was first reported at about 8 p.m., at a home in the 6100 block of Desoto Drive. That’s in northeast Colorado Springs near the intersection of Powers Boulevard and Barnes Road.

Police said the fire was initially located in the attic space but eventually caused the chimney to become unstable.

A total of three adults, three children and their animals were displaced. The Pikes Peak Red Cross responded to help the family.

No injuries were reported.

Investigation into how the fire started is ongoing.

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