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1 dead at site of mobile home fire east of Colorado Springs

Posted at 12:00 PM, Dec 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-13 14:00:59-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — One person has been found dead following a fire at a mobile home east of Colorado Springs in El Paso County.

Authorities tell KKTV that the fire was reported around 9 p.m. Wednesday in a structure at a mobile home park. A witness said he heard a loud boom and then saw an eerie glow coming from a nearby home.

Firefighters spent close to an hour fighting the fire, which engulfed the home.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office confirmed a person was found dead at the scene.

The name of the victim was not immediately released.


Information from: KKTV-TV,