THORNTON, Colo. -- A fire damaged a suspected grow house in Thornton Thursday morning.
It happened at 6:45 a.m. on 89th Avenue, between Downing & Corona streets.
Video from Airtracker7 showed flames burning on the backside of the house and smoke pouring out of at least two places on the roof.
Thornton fire wrote on Twitter, "Power pole is down sparking the home. Heavy smoke. Crews on scene attempting to evacuate."
Structure fire at 1039 E 89th Ave. Power pole is down sparking the home. Heavy smoke. Crews on scene attempting to evacuate.
— Thornton Fire Dept. (@ThorntonFire) July 21, 2016
If you look closely you can see the power line in the flames on the roof pic.twitter.com/DbSquldjf0
— Melissa Krol (@DenverNewsie) July 21, 2016
There were no people or pets in the home when the fire started, Thornton fire said.
Officials said authorities found suspicious items like grow lights. They're now trying to determine if this was a marijuana grow house.
North Metro Task Force is en route to determine what exactly was inside fire/how large the grow was/what specifically was growing, etc
— Jason Gruenauer (@JGonTV) July 21, 2016