LAKEWOOD, Colo. (KDVR) — One person died and three others were injured in an early morning apartment fire in Lakewood.

West Metro Fire Rescue was called to a fire Friday morning near 12th Avenue and Allison Street. The area is near the Lakewood Memorial Field.

When firefighters arrived on scene they reported seeing heavy smoke and flames pouring from a single-story apartment building. The fire then extended into a second unit.

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According to WMFR, crews rescued and treated one person at the scene and three other people were sent to a local hospital. One person died while being taken to the hospital.

WMFR investigators searched through the house and concluded that the fire was accidental. It started in the bedroom of the resident who had died near the front door.

Investigators are still looking into the specific cause.