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Gazette Premium Content Cheyenne Mountain Zoo site of fire drill

By Andrea Sinclair Published: May 14, 2014

Broadmoor Fire Protection District fire crews conducted a drill Wednesday by the Will Rogers Shrine in the Cheyenne Moutain Zoo, according to zoo officials.

Spokeswoman Erica Meyer said the zoo was the site of a drill to practice the fire department's evacuation plan, in conjunction with City of Colorado Springs emergency management officials and several other agencies.

Scanner traffic about 9 a.m. indicated the firefighters were practicing battling a half-acre blaze near Old Stage Road and West Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard.

Check www.gazette.com for updates.

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