ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — Two dogs died and one person was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning after a fire broke out in a home, according to a post from Adams County Fire on X, formerly known as Twitter.
The fire happened on 80th Avenue, east of Federal Boulevard, just before 3 a.m.
The Adams County Sheriff's Office later said a suspect allegedly started the fire inside the home and that the department was called to investigate multiple burglaries near where the fire started.
The suspect was taken to a hospital to be checked out for possible smoke inhalation and burns, the sheriff's office said.
The sheriff's office and the Westminster Fire Department also responded with Adams County Fire, according to the post on X.
Adams County said investigators are working to determine if the suspect is connected to the other burglaries in the area.
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