Colo. FF injured in 4-alarm fire at Goodwill store
The Colorado Springs Fire Department reported that 20 apparatus plus support units responded to the thrift store blaze
By Laura French
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A Colorado firefighter was injured in a four-alarm blaze at a Goodwill thrift store.
The Colorado Springs Fire Department reported that the Sunday afternoon blaze occurred in an area containing pallets and donated items outside the store.
At least 80 firefighters and 20 apparatus plus support units responded to the fire. One firefighter was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
Firefighters remained at the scene for hours to continue extinguishing hotspots.
Smoke from the blaze could be seen from miles away, according to FOX 21. Officials are investigating the cause of the fire and viewing camera footage from outside the store.
#ColoradoSpringsFire working 4 alarm commercial structure fire now has 20 apparatus plus support units working on fire attack.— CSFD PIO (@CSFDPIO) June 8, 2020
UPDATE Goodwill Fire- 3 alarm fire. 80 firefighters on scene. 1 FF w/ minor injuries transported to hospital. Fire located outside of building in area of pallets and donations. Crews to remain on scene for hours to continue to put out hotspots. #workingfire #ColoradoSpringsFire pic.twitter.com/qncVpbpTfZ— CSFD PIO (@CSFDPIO) June 8, 2020