Woman, two dogs escape early-morning Aurora house fire

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A structure fire in Aurora forced the evacuation of a resident and his dogs on Thursday, April 24, 2014. (Credit: Shaul Turner)

AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Fire Department has brought a structure fire near East Hampden Avenue and South Chambers Road under control Thursday morning.

Crews arriving on the scene saw smoke and flames from the two-story home.

The only occupant of the home and her dogs were able to evacuate and told firefighters the fire was in in the bedroom.

There were no injuries.

Arson investigators have been called to the scene under protocol to try to determine a cause.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.



  • Robert Gift

    Smoking in bed?
    Smoke alarms for early fire detection?

    Smoke alarms often alert so early thathe fire can be distinguished before it can grow!
    I have given them as gifts. Martin claims that his birthday gift saved his life!

  • Laura Trapp

    What is wrong with the news coverage that one would think it is okay to post someone’s address! It’s clear to see what news stations will be held liable if there is any looting.

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