Two people were taken to a local hospital and five families have been displaced by a two-alarm fire at an Aurora apartment complex.
Four patients were evaluated by EMS professionals on scene. Two of those patients were transported to the hospital.
We are glad to report that there are no life threatening injuries.
There are 5 families displaced from this incident and we’ve contacted @COWYRedCross to assist. pic.twitter.com/GWrOjdavKS
— Aurora Fire Rescue (@AuroraFireDpt) November 12, 2022
At about 3 a.m. Saturday Aurora Fire Rescue responded to the 15800 block of East 13th Place and found people trapped on the upper floors of a three-story, multi-residential building, the fire department said. Several residents were rescued, including a woman and an infant who were brought out of a window. Firefighters arrived at the scene to find “heavy fire and blackout smoke conditions” which had trapped some residents.
Four people were evaluated by emergency responders on scene and two of those people were taken to a hospital with injuries that are not life threatening, AFR said.
Five families displaced by the fire are being assisted by American Red Cross of Colorado. The cause of the fire is under investigation.