Arvada Swadley Circle 2nd Alarm House Fire

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Arvada Fatal House Fire

Photo courtesy of Arvada Fire Protection District

At 01:18 on July 15th, 2020 Arvada Fire Protection District was dispatched by JeffCom to a residential structure fire with people inside in the 7100 block of Swadley Circle in Arvada. Battalion 52 arrived on scene to a working fire from a single-family home with heavy flames and smoke showing from the back of the home. Firefighters entered the home for search, rescue and fire attack. Two victims were removed by firefighters and transported to a local hospital where they were later pronounced deceased. A third victim was able to leave the home prior to our arrival and was transported to a local hospital. This person remains hospitalized and their condition currently is unknown. Initially two other residents of the home were unaccounted for but were later found safe. Firefighters worked diligently to extinguish the fire, but the home suffered significant damage. The fire spread and caused damage to a neighboring home, and a 2nd alarm was requested. Multiple pets perished in the fire, however two dogs were rescued and given care by Arvada Animal Control. There were no firefighter injuries. The fire is under investigation. Arvada Police located the unaccounted persons and assisted the scene during fire operations and the investigation. West Metro Fire Rescue & Fairmount Fire Protection District back-filled the district. Additional information provided by Arvada Fire Protection District

Units on Scene:

1st Alarm: Battalion 52, Battalion 51, Tower 56, Engine 55, Medic 54, Medic 55, Engine 53, Engine 57, PIO 52 & Bureau 52

Special Call: Medic 51, Medic 52, Medic 56 & PIO 51

2nd Alarm:

Arvada: Engine 51, Engine 58 & Rescue 52

West Metro: Medic 16

Arvada Police Department

Photo courtesy of Arvada Fire Protection District

Photo courtesy of Arvada Fire Protection District

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