Monday Newscast, 2/27/17, 5:32 PM

Feb 27, 2017

Newscast for Monday, February 27, 2017, 5:32 PM:

  • A fire, dubbed the Milne Fire, is burning near Hanover and prompting some evacuations.  The El Paso County Sheriff's Office lists those boundaries as Sanborn on the north, Squirrel Creek east of Ellicott Highway on the east, Hanover on the south and Curtis Road on the west.  The Gazette reports more than 600 homes are evacuated and that the U.S. Forest Service has sent a single-engine tanker to help battle the blaze.  A red flag warning remains in effect for much of southern Colorado. 
  • The 21st Space Wing located at Peterson Air Force Base was recognized for excellence in space and cybserspace missions.  91.5 KRCC's Dana Cronin reports...