2-alarm fire damages apartment building in southeast Denver

DENVER -- Firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in southeast Denver late Wednesday afternoon.

The scene was at the Artisan Apartments at 10025 E. Girard Ave. near South Havana Street and East Hampden Avenue about 4 p.m.

Residents were seen outside the apartment building with pets and belongings in tow.

The American Red Cross disaster action team responded to assist displaced residents. The fire affected eight families and 28 people needed assistance, the Red Cross said late Wednesday night.

There were no reports of injuries to anyone who lives in the complex. One firefighter had minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.