Arapahoe County East Florida Ave Garage Fire
South Metro Garage Fire
On March 16th, 2023 at 02:20 South Metro Fire Rescue and Aurora Fire Rescue responded to a reported garage fire in the 8700 block of E Florida Ave. in Arapahoe County. Dispatch received multiple phone calls reporting a garage on fire at a multi-family apartment complex. Arapahoe County Sheriff Officers were first on scene and confirmed seeing active flames, that the garage was an unattached structure and began to notify and evacuate the closest apartment building. Engine 21 arrived to a one-story 4-car garage with a working fire and quickly stretched a 2 1/2 for fire attack, checked for exposures and completed a 360. The fire was contained to the garage structure with no injuries reported. The cause is under investigation by the South Metro Fire Marshal’s Office. Additional information provided by South Metro Fire Rescue.
Units on Scene:
South Metro: Battalion Chief 5, Safety 35, Engine 21, Medic 211, Medic 21 & Tower 32
Added: Engine 22 (Canceled) & Medic 32
Aurora Fire Rescue: Engine 11