Tree fire threatened apartment residents, scorched wall, no other damage

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DENVER — A tree fire near an apartment building at 8000 E. 12th Avenue on Tuesday prompted a scare to residents inside.

Denver Fire responded to the scene and put the fire out.

The fire was contained to the tree Denver Fire officials said, and only scorched the outside of the building.

Other than minor exterior damage, no other structures were damaged.

No injuries were reported as a result of this fire.