File photo. Photo Credit: alptraum (iStock).

File photo. Photo Credit: alptraum (iStock).

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office announced a mandatory evacuation notice for homes two miles around Birdseye View in Peyton due to a new wildfire that has started. 

The fire is burning near the 19000 Block of Birdseye View.

Officials are asking residents to evacuate South, and call 9-1-1 if they are in immediate danger. 

The cause of the fire is unclear at this point. 

Multiple people have been evacuated including several horses and dogs, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.

Mutual aid partners including Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, Colorado Parks & Wildlife, Calhan PD &FD, State Patrol, Falcon FD, Cimarron Hills FD, Peyton FD, and Colorado Springs FD are responding to the scene of the fire. 

Details on size and containment have not been released.


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