Family displaced as firefighters battle early morning structure fire in Superior
Glass object injuries firefighter during rescue
Last Updated: 237 days ago
SUPERIOR, Colo. - A family is displaced and a firefighter is injured in a Sunday morning house fire in Superior.
Firefighters received a call from someone inside the house around 2:34 a.m. about smoke inside of the home at 3900 South Torrey’s Peak Drive.
One neighbor said the flames spread from the basement to the roof in minutes.
The family was able to get out of the burning house with no injuries, said Boulder County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Vinnie Montez. The homeowner’s two cats have not been found.
A Rocky Mountain Firefighter caught some glass in his shoulder when a glass object blew, Montez said.
Two homes on either side of the smoldering home were evacuated, for safety reasons.
A shelter was set up at Eldorado Elementary school for the evacuated families. The shelter has now been closed, Montez said.
The cause of the fire has not been determined and investigators plan to enter the home later Sunday when the structure has been deemed safe for entry.
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