Two juveniles in custody for questioning after being seen fleeing from fire scene

Fire off Mesa Ridge Parkway
A grass fire burning off Mesa Ridge Parkway and Autumn Glen Avenue Saturday afternoon / Kalyn McMackin -- FOX21 News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Two juveniles are in custody and being held for questioning in connection with a fire that was burning off Mesa Ridge Parkway Sunday afternoon.

The fire was reported around 1:45 p.m. in the area of Mesa Ridge Parkway and Autumn Glen Avenue.

Officials say the two juveniles were seen running away from the scene of the fire.

Smoke visible from the grassy area appeared to be contained just before 3 p.m.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX21 for the latest.

 

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