Denver South Poplar 2nd Alarm Condo Fire

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2nd Alarm Condo Fire

Photo courtesy of Denver Fire Department

Denver Fire Department responded to structure fire at 3450 S. Poplar St. in the Hampden area on December 31st, 2016 around 01:00. Crews arrived to a heavy fire from the second & third floor in a five-story multi-family building. Crews rescued several victims, and the fire was upgraded to a 2nd alarm. The fire was put out at 06:00, and the American Red Cross was requested to assist with several residents that were displaced. Two family cats died in the fire and 5 patients were transported to local hospitals with unknown injuries. Investigators reported that a cigarette may be the cause of the fire, and three units were damage. Additional information was provided by Denver Fire Department.

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