Person found safe after being unaccounted for following deadly Westminster apartment fire

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WESTMINSTER, Colo. -- The remaining person missing after a fast-moving fire swept through an apartment complex in Westminster was found safe on Monday afternoon.

The Westminster Fire Department did not say where the person was found but said they were "unharmed."

The fire started just after 2 a.m. at the Westbury Apartments near 112th Avenue and Pecos Street, the Westminster Fire Department said.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene. Nine others were taken to a hospital where one of them later died. The identities of those who died and were injured have not been released.

Residents said people were jumping from second- and third-story windows to escape when firefighters arrived.

The building has 69 units and no one has been allowed back inside.

"They were saying that we're not going to be able to get back in there," resident Christina Lujan said. "So I don't know if we pretty much lost everything. Have to wait and see what happens."

Because of the extensive damage, investigators haven't been able to get inside the building to determine a cause. They hope to do so on Monday.

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