Evacuation orders lifted following a small fire west of I-25 between Fillmore and Garden of the Gods Friday night

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – Crews were called to a fire in Colorado Springs Friday night near I-25 and Fillmore.

The fire was reported at about 9:45 p.m. in the area of 3228 N. Chestnut Street. The neighborhood is west of I-25, between Garden of the Gods Road and Fillmore Street.

The blaze was a 2nd Alarm Fire as of 10:10 p.m. as a nearby Motel 6 and other structures were evacuated. The last estimated size was about 1/2 an acre.

The evacuation orders were lifted at about 10:20 p.m. At that time, crews had made a good offensive attack against the fire and were close to containment.

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