2-Alarm Fire Causes $250,000 Damage

Fire damage to a pair of garages at a duplex near 44th and Colfax. (Courtesy of LFR)

(KFOR NEWS  April 12,2021)  Around $250,000 damage reported from a 2 alarm fire Sunday night in a duplex near 44th & Colfax.

Acting Fire Chief, Dave Engler, says firefighters pulled up to see heavy fire coming from the structure, but were able to quickly get it under control, leaving heavy damage to the front of the structure, as well as to vehicles parked in separate garages.   Battalion Chief, Jeremy Gegg, says those vehicles are a total loss.

Chief Engler said there was smoke damage inside the homes, but no injuries were reported.

Inspectors are working to determine how the fire started.

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