Fire damages garage, home in Boulder County

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. - An empty home caught fire in Boulder County early Monday morning.

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office said a caller reported the fire in the 5000 block of Niwot Road at 1:56 a.m.

The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Rocky Mountain Fire, Mountain View Fire, Boulder Rural Fire, City of Boulder Fire, Lefthand Fire, Hygiene Fire and Boulder Emergency Squad responded.

Deputies said when authorities arrived, they found the home's garage fully engulfed in flames and part of the home damaged.

"The residence was unoccupied at the time of the fire and the cause of the fire is still under investigation," Commander Heidi Prentup with the Boulder County Sheriff's Office said in a statement sent to 7NEWS.

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