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3 people, 1 dog rescued from Westminster condo fire

Condo fire Sept 15 2022 in westminster_Westminster Fire Department
Posted at 6:36 AM, Sep 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-15 08:36:11-04

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Three people and a dog were rescued from a Westminster condo that caught fire early Thursday morning.

Just after 4 a.m. Thursday, crews with the Westminster Fire Department were dispatched to a fire near W. 97th Avenue and Ames Street, across Sheridan Boulevard from the Greg Mastriona Golf Courses at Hyland Hills.

When crews arrived, they found an active fire on a balcony.

Firefighters rescued three people and a dog from a third-story window, the department said.

Four people were transported to local hospitals with injuries that were not life threatening.

Sept 15 2022 westminster condo fire_Westminster Fire Department

At 4:29 a.m., the fire was reported to be under control, the department said.

Based on the following investigation, the fire department said a sprinkler system kept the flames contained to one residence.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

3 people, 1 dog rescued from Westminster condo fire

Thirteen units from the Westminster Fire Department, North Metro Fire Rescue District, and Adams County Fire Rescue responded. No firefighters were injured.