Highway 101 closed for five hours after massive wildfire close to campground near Colorado Springs

The Colorado Springs Police Department announced Monday that it was closing Highway 101 to vehicles due to the “high-risk fire activity” near the Camp Randall campground.

The Department tweeted that a large wildfire had reached the campground at 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 30.

A fire crew is on scene.

Stay with us for updates.

pic.twitter.com/xjk2jxlZ2P — Colorado Springs PD (@CSPD) June 30, 2018Authorities also said that “multiple vehicles” had been damaged by the blaze.

The fire had burned for three days.