Fire Prompts Evacuations in Colorado Springs

A neighborhood in Colorado Springs was evacuated for several hours on Thursday, November 19, as a wildfire approached houses.

CBS Denver reported that about 235 homes were evacuated due to the blaze, named the Bear Creek Fire.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department lifted all evacuations by 8 pm.

Video shows a helicopter dropping water on the fire. The fire was 50-percent contained late on November 19, CBS Denver said. Credit: CSFD PIO via Storyful