A firefighter suffered burns to his ears while battling a blaze that broke out at a south Denver home Saturday morning.
The fire in the area of South Mariposa Street and West Arizona Avenue was reported at 9:37 a.m. Officials with the Denver Fire Department said there were adults inside the home at the time, but no one was hurt.
Fire on Mariposa/Arizona in Denver. Photos from Keith Balka pic.twitter.com/eyobYwicDW
— Lindsay Watts (@LindsayAWatts) March 19, 2016
The fire was under control in less than an hour, and fire crews checked for hot spots after the flames were put out. A fire official at the scene said the home was likely a complete loss.
Update 1208 S Mariposa: firefighters protective gear took a great deal of heat, minor burn injury to ears. pic.twitter.com/VQoZjR1MdQ
— Denver Fire Dept. (@Denver_Fire) March 19, 2016
The firefighter was evaluated at the scene, and is expected to be okay.