Colorado Fire Crews Battle Blaze Near US Air Force Academy

The United States Air Force Academy said its facility and Visitor Center were closed to the public on February 25, as it and Colorado Springs firefighters responded to a fire.

The academy said the fire was burning at the south end of its site, north of the Pine Housing area.

A pre-evacuation notice was issued for Pine Valley and Douglass Valley residents.

Drone footage from Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) shows the fire.

“At last update the fire was 150 acres, a containment estimate has not been determined yet,” the fire department wrote on Sunday. Credit: Colorado Springs Fire Department via Storyful

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