COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management has deactivated its call center in response to today’s Regency Tower Fire. There were no fatalities. Two patients were transported to local hospitals for smoke inhalation and four were treated on site.
All 123 residents of Regency Tower have been evacuated, and an overnight shelter with food, water, cots and nurses has been set up at Cheyenne Mountain High School (1200 Cresta Road) by the American Red Cross. Family members are encouraged to pick up loved ones at the school.
At this time, the Colorado Springs Fire Department cannot return to the building to collect additional medication. Evacuees who need prescription medication will need to go to the ER, if it’s an emergency, or contact their pharmacy.
It is unknown at this time when residents will be able to return to the apartment complex. The opening will be determined by the property manager.