GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — The Greenwood Village Police Department and South Metro Fire Rescue are conducting a joint investigation after two businesses in The Shops at Greenwood Village caught fire early Friday morning.
Greenwood Village police said officers received a call around 3:52 a.m. about black smoke coming from behind the Fuji Hibachi & Sushi Restaurant, located at 9632 E. Arapahoe Road in The Shops at Greenwood Village. While en route, officers received a call about another fire alarm coming from the Sportsbook Bar & Grill, which is also located in The Shops at Greenwood Village.
South Metro Fire Rescue (SMFR) determined it was two separate fires in two different businesses. The department upgraded the situation to a two-alarm fire, which had 70 people working to get the flames under control.
No one was hurt, according to SMFR. While searching for any possible victims or suspects, officers found evidence of forced entry at both businesses.
Greenwood Village PD and SMFR are conducting a joint investigation to determine the cause of the fires and whoever was involved.