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Firefighters respond to house fire in Lakewood early Wednesday

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Posted at 7:01 AM, Oct 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-20 12:35:01-04

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Firefighters are currently responding to a house fire along S. Yank Place in Lakewood.

The street is in a neighborhood between Green Mountain and Bear Creek Lake Park.

The fire was reported around 6:40 a.m. Wednesday.

West Metro Fire responded to the scene and said the fire began in the living room.

One person had non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a hospital.

As of 7:25 a.m., the fire was out.

Around 10:30 a.m., West Metro Fire said the fire was caused by smoking materials.

Residents in the area may have seen a large smoke plume Wednesday morning.

Damage to the home was estimated at $300,000, West Metro Fire said.

Denver7 is working to learn more. There is no word yet on cause of the fire.

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