Fire damages suspected grow house in Thornton

Posted at 6:42 AM, Jul 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-21 11:32:20-04

THORNTON, Colo. -- A fire damaged a suspected grow house in Thornton Thursday morning.

It happened at 6:45 a.m. on 89th Avenue, between Downing & Corona streets.

Video from Airtracker7 showed flames burning on the backside of the house and smoke pouring out of at least two places on the roof.

Thornton fire wrote on Twitter, "Power pole is down sparking the home. Heavy smoke. Crews on scene attempting to evacuate."

There were no people or pets in the home when the fire started, Thornton fire said.

Officials said authorities found suspicious items like grow lights. They're now trying to determine if this was a marijuana grow house.

See more pictures of the fire here.


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