Fort Collins Duplex Fire

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Fort Collins Duplex Fire

Photo courtesy of Poudre Fire Authority

At 13:15 on June 6th, 2013 Poudre Fire Authority was called to 3115 Sumac St. in southwest Fort Collins. Engine 3 arrived to a duplex on fire that had extended into the attic. A resident in the adjacent unit was rescued and transported from the scene to a local hospital. Units battled temperatures in the 90’s, but were able to keep the fire contained to the unit of origin. Damage to the affected unit was extensive and the resident was displaced. Investigators were able to determine that the fire originated in the unit’s fireplace and extended to the chimney enclosure. The cause has been determined as accidental. Additional information provided by Poudre Fire Authority.

Photo courtesy of Poudre Fire Authority

Photo courtesy of Poudre Fire Authority

Photo courtesy of Poudre Fire Authority

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