Woman, 2 children, deputy injured in 2-alarm Arapahoe County condominium fire

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ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. -- A woman, two children and an Arapahoe County sheriff's deputy were injured in a two-alarm condominium fire on Friday morning, Cunningham Fire said.

The fire broke out about 9 a.m. in a first-floor unit at the Club Valencia condominium complex in the 1300 block of South Parker Road, near East Mississippi Avenue.

Firefighters were able to get the fire under control. The South Metro Fire District assisted in putting out the fire and the second alarm was contained.

The sheriff's deputy who ran into the building to help rescue the three people who were living in the unit was taken to a hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. He has been released.

The extent of the injuries to the woman and two children is not known, though they aren't believed to be life-threatening. Their names and ages have not been released.

It's not known if any other units suffered smoke or fire damage. The American Red Cross said volunteers will help the displaced families.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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