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1 dead, 3 injured in Lakewood apartment fire: West Metro Fire

Three people were taken to a hospital, where one died.
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Posted at 6:52 AM, Apr 21, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-21 13:17:32-04

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — One person is dead and three others were injured after an apartment fire Friday morning in Lakewood, according to West Metro Fire Rescue.

Firefighters received a call around 5:30 a.m. about a fire at the Allison Gardens apartments, a single-story complex near 12th Avenue and Allison Street in northern Lakewood.

When firefighters arrived at the complex, they saw heavy smoke and flames coming from one apartment, extending into a second unit.

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Firefighters say they rescued one person from the burning building, and paramedics treated one person on the scene.

Three other people were taken to a hospital, where one person died.

The cause of the fire was under investigation, fire officials said.

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