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10 Climbers Removed From Rocks In Colorado Springs

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Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw//Pool/Getty Images

Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw//Pool/Getty Images

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Ten climbers were removed from rocks after violating rules at Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department was alerted to the climbers by concerned onlookers on Thursday. The climbers refused to come down and they were removed by a rescue team.

Climbing is prohibited in Colorado Springs and the climbers could face up to a $500 fine.

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