Fire crews working to control flames at Pulpit Rock Park

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– A large grass fire in Pulpit Rock Park has been knocked down, according to firefighters.

The fire was first reported just before 1 p.m. Sunday at the park near North Nevada Avenue and Dublin Boulevard. Nevada Avenue was closed for several hours while crews fought the fire. About 16 homes in the area were evacuated for about two hours, but none were damaged.

There’s no word yet on how big the fire was or what caused it to start.

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