Firefighter burned battling south Denver blaze

Posted at 11:33 AM, Mar 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-19 21:05:57-04

A firefighter suffered burns to his ears while battling a blaze that broke out at a south Denver home Saturday morning. 

The fire in the area of South Mariposa Street and West Arizona Avenue was reported at 9:37 a.m. Officials with the Denver Fire Department said there were adults inside the home at the time, but no one was hurt. 

The fire was under control in less than an hour, and fire crews checked for hot spots after the flames were put out. A fire official at the scene said the home was likely a complete loss. 

The firefighter was evaluated at the scene, and is expected to be okay. 


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