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Crews respond to three-alarm fire outside Goodwill Outlet on S. Academy

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Update: Eighty firefighters are working to put out the fire at the Goodwill Outlet Store on S. Academy.

According to Colorado Springs Fire Department Capt. Mike Smaldino, one firefighter was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. However, he said the firefighter was hurt on the way to the fire scene, and the injuries were not caused by the fire.

The fire is burning outside of the store in an area with pallets and donations. Crews will stay there for hours to continue to put out hotspots, according to Capt. Smaldino.

Previous Coverage:

The Colorado Springs Fire Department was called to an apparent pallet fire at the Goodwill Outlet store Sunday afternoon, said Capt. Smaldino.

Crews are responding to the three-alarm fire in the 2800 block of S. Academy Boulevard near Hancock Expressway.

It's unclear at this time if the building itself is ablaze or if structures outside the building caught on fire.

Video: ‎Ashlie S. M. Murphy‎

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