Fire threatens homes in El Paso County, residents evacuated
ELLICOTT, Colo. — A fire in El Paso County burned 78 acres on Saturday afternoon.
The fire started on the 21000 block of Jones Road near Colorado Springs, KRDO reported.
After several hours, around 7 p.m. the fire was 100 percent contained.
Earlier in the day there were mandatory evacuations in place, but as of 7:30 p.m. all evacuation had been lifted.
This story will be updated when more information becomes available.