One person injured in east Denver affordable housing complex fire

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DENVER — One person was injured after a fire broke out in an apartment unit at an affordable housing complex on Wednesday morning, the Denver Fire Department said.

The fire was reported just after 6 a.m. at the Renaissance at Xenia Village (1425 Xenia St.) in East Denver. The fire was contained to one unit and was quickly put out by firefighters.

The extent of the injury was not known. The name, age and gender of the injured person were not released.

It’s not known what started the fire or the extent of the damage to the unit.

Xenia Street was closed in the area as crews cleaned up and investigated the fire.

The complex has 77 housing units and serves adults with physical disabilities and mental illness. It also provides supportive housing for the homeless and low-income households.