5 dumpster fires started in 1 Denver alley early Thursday morning

Aurora police report dumpster fire nearby

DENVER - Firefighters responded to five separate dumpster fires in one alley near Yosemite Street and East Colfax Avenue early Thursday morning.

At about 3:45 a.m. multiple people reported the fires in the alley east of Willow Street, between East 15th and East 16th avenues, Denver Fire Department officials told 7NEWS.

One of the fires spread to the garage of a nearby home.

The suspect is described as a tall man in a trench coat, according to Denver fire officials.

Shortly after the fires in Denver, Aurora Fire Department officials confirmed there was another dumpster fire nearby at 1440 Beeler Street.

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