COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management has stood up the Emergency Coordination Center in response to the Regency Tower Fire today. 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 to a shelter set up at Cheyenne Mountain High School (1200 Cresta Road). It is unknown at this time when residents will be able to return to the apartment complex. Family members are encouraged to pick up loved ones at Cheyenne Mountain High School.
A public information call center has been established this evening starting at 5 p.m. to help family and friends reunify with residents who have been evacuated to Cheyenne Mountain High School. The call center number is 719-575-8888.