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Firefighters contain small grass fire in SE Colorado Springs

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Firefighters were able to quickly get a grass fire under control and prevented it from spreading to a large area in southeast Colorado Springs Thursday afternoon.

The grass fire was in a field in the area of Hancock Expressway and Academy Boulevard. The flames were extinguished a little after 2 p.m., according to CSFD.

No buildings were damaged and no injuries were reported, but it's not yet clear how the fire started. CSFD said it's possibly connected to a homeless camp nearby.

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