FORT CARSON, Colo. (CBS4) – U.S. Army officials have released what caused the Carson Midway fire that destroyed three homes earlier this month.

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The Army says live fire training started the fire on March 16. It burned about 400 acres on Fort Carson and another 2,900 acres off post.

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Fort Carson officials say it does take measures to prevent wildland fires while training soldiers, and understands concerns from the community.

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