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Aurora Fire station under construction catches fire

Posted: 5:16 PM, Nov 29, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-29 21:35:29-05
Aurora Fire station under construction catches fire

AURORA, Colo. — An Aurora Fire station under construction near East Jewell Avenue and E-470 caught fire Wednesday afternoon.

Fire crews battled flames shooting from the roof of Aurora Fire Station No. 15, which is currently under construction in the Murphy Creek neighborhood.

The two-alarm fire broke out sometime Wednesday afternoon at the construction site located at 1880 South Flat Rock Trail. 

Station No. 15 crews, currently located in a model home in a nearby subdivision, responded to the call at their future firehouse. South Metro Fire crews also assisted. 

An Aurora Fire official told Denver7 that no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is not yet known.

The fire was out by 7:30 p.m.