BREAKING NEWS: Denver husband accused of killing wife ate marijuana candy. Watch live news conference at 4pm on Watch CBS4 News at 5 for updates. Read More


Colorado Springs Police Arrest Alleged Firefighter Impersonator

View Comments
Kip Andy Petersen (credit: Colorado Springs Police)

Kip Andy Petersen (credit: Colorado Springs Police)

Get CBS4 News Updates In Your Inbox

Sign up for News, Sports, Broncos and Health Emails.
Sign Up

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado Springs police have identified a man they say was pretending to be a firefighter at the Waldo Canyon Fire.

They say Kip Andy Petersen, 53, was wearing firefighting gear in Rockrimmon — an evacuated area — last week.

Peterson has bonded out of jail.

Petersen is the second man arrested for allegedly impersonating a firefighter on Colorado’s wildfire lines. Larimer County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael Maher behind the fire lines of the High Park Fire after National Guardsmen became suspicious of him.

Maher also faces charges in Jefferson County for impersonating a firefighter during the Lower North Fork Fire.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus