Mandatory evacuation orders lifted after wildfire burning near Falcon contained

Wildfire burning near Falcon 5-26-22
Posted at 5:04 PM, May 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-26 20:57:39-04

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — Mandatory evacuations have been lifted after firefighters contained a wildfire burning near Falcon in El Paso County.

According to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, residents with the following boundaries were asked to evacuate:

  • South of Judge Orr
  • East of East Highway 24
  • North of Falcon Highway
  • West of Curtis Road
Evacuation map wildfire burning near Falcon 5-26-22

The fire is contained, according to the Falcon Fire Department, but crews are still working to put out hot spots. All evacuations have been lifted.

Specific numbers on the size of the blaze or information on possible evacuations weren’t immediately available.

This is a developing story and will be updated.