Denver firefighter injured in early morning structure fire near Federal and Vassar


A Denver firefighter was transported to a hospital with minor injuries after a structure fire at a building in southwest Denver early Monday morning.

The large building on Federal Boulevard near West Vassar Avenue was vacant and under construction, the Denver Fire Department said on Twitter.

Crews at the scene reported “heavy fire” about 1:30 a.m., according to the fire department’s tweets, and the fire was extinguished by 2:45 a.m.

Photos from the scene show the building almost completely engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

Fire investigators were sent to the scene, according to the Fire Department.


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