2 dogs die in fire south of Colorado Springs Tuesday night in the Security area

Fire in Security 1/31/23
Published: Jan. 31, 2023 at 9:51 PM MST|Updated: Feb. 1, 2023 at 8:11 PM MST
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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - Crews were called to a structure fire in Security south of Colorado Springs Tuesday night.

The call came in just after 9 p.m. and crews reportedly arrived on scene in less than a minute. Road closures were put in place along Marquette Drive and Morningside Drive as firefighters responded to the call. The actual fire was in the 500 block of Marquette Drive.

According to Security Fire, two dogs died in the fire, and one survived. Two people made it out and are physically okay. The fire started in a bedroom and the home is a complete loss. Investigators believe the fire was accidental, but the exact cause is under investigation.