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.
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.
Four people injured this morning in a fire at a single-story apt. building near 12th Ave. & Allison in Lakewood. One rescued by firefighters from burning structure, three transported to hospital. One treated on scene. One person who was transported has died. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/FoVCgTDezO— WestMetroFire (@WestMetroFire) April 21, 2023