Apartment fire sends 3 adults, 2 children to hospital

A fire damaged units Saturday in an apartment building on West 4th Avenue.

DENVER — Three adults and two children were taken to a hospital after an apartment fire Saturday morning in the 3400 block of West 4th Avenue in Denver’s Barnum neighborhood.

The Denver Fire Department said the fire started on the bottom floor and spread to the second floor. A woman handed two children down to bystanders from the second floor. Firefighters then rescued the woman.

The fire impacted five families in the building, according to the Red Cross, which was providing assistance to those families.

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