Helicopters have been brought to the scene of the flames in an attempt to water it down as much as possible. Email us at [email protected] or call 212 416 4552. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheSunUS and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSunUS
Shocking video captured a fire tornado in Colorado Springs[/caption]
A shelter in place order has been issued at the Colorado Springs Airport as residents evacuate due to a grass fire[/caption]
Water helicopters have been brought to combat the flames[/caption]
Evacuations have been ordered in multiple neighborhoods, according to officials[/caption] “There will be shuttle busses on the lower level to take travelers off airport for those who need to be picked up.” The shelter in place order was eventually lifted, according to the airport. Two schools had to be evacuated earlier by Colorado Spring firefighters due to grass fires in the area. “At this time the shelter in place has been lifted at the airport. If travelers have vehicles parked at the airport they are free to leave,” read a tweet. A mandatory evacuation was ordered for the area east of Powers and west of Peak Innovation Way and northeast of the S-curve on Powers to Milton Proby Boulevard. The-sun.com is your go-to destination for the best celebrity news, sports news, real-life stories, jaw-dropping pictures and must-see video. All inbound operations within the airport were ceased and passengers were urged to contact their airlines regarding flight status. Around 500 homes in the Stetson Hills neighborhood were evacuated because of that fire. Over 25 acres were burned. SHOCK video of a fire tornado has been captured in Colorado Springs following a fire that has burned over 100 acres. Do you have a story for The US Sun team?
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According to local reports, the flames were sparked by a cop car, resulting in multiple evacuations and chaos at the Colorado Springs Airport. For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online. Evacuations have been ordered for residents living south of Milton E Proby Parkway, east of Hancock Express Way, north of Bradley Rd/Alturas Drive and west of Peak Innovation Parkway, according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. “We are issuing a shelter in place for those inside the building,” tweeted the Colorado Spring Airport. “At this time, remain in the building and we will continue to keep everyone updated.”