Wilfire burns near Pikes Peak
September 28, 2007
MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. ” Firefighting crews are working to contain a blaze burning near Pikes Peak, and the Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway.
No homes are being threatened, but a column of smoke could be seen above Manitou Springs Friday afternoon.
Firefighters also report isolated torching above the railway station.
The fire is estimated at 5 acres, with zero percent containment.
A hiker reported the blaze to Manitou Springs police Friday morning.
Railway officials are considering canceling afternoon trips to the top of Pikes Peak.