DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — At least four buildings were destroyed in a construction fire that broke out Monday afternoon off C-470 and Santa Fe Drive in Douglas County.
South Metro Fire Rescue crews arrived to find four separate three-story wood-frame buildings fully engulfed. The fire spread to a fifth building under construction and caused significant damage.
The fire also spread to a nearby brush area, and was threatening a nearby condo unit. However, crews were able to quickly get it under control.
Two people have been injured with possible burns, South Metro said. They were transported to a local hospital in stable condition.
Update - 2nd Alarm - 4 separate 3-story woodframe buildings fully engulfed with extension to a 5th. There is also fire spread to brush south of the incident. 2 civilians with possible burn injures. Updates to follow. pic.twitter.com/wWa9unq1xZ— South Metro Fire Rescue (@SouthMetroPIO) July 6, 2020
Fire investigators are looking into the cause of the fire.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.