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Westminster authorities investigating suspicious fire in camper near home

Westminster camper fire_suspicious_Aug 5 2020
Posted at 12:31 PM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-05 14:31:48-04

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — The police department and fire department in Westminster are investigating a suspicious trailer fire Wednesday.

Around 4:22 a.m., the Westminster Fire Department was dispatched to a home near the intersection of N. Eaton Street and W. 72nd Avenue after receiving reports of a nearby camper on fire.

When firefighters arrived, the camper was fully engulfed in flames. The fire was under control within 10 minutes, according to the Westminster Police Department.

One nearby home's siding and wooden fence were damaged.

Police say there were no casualties in the fire that they're aware of, though crews hadn't been able to fully explore the trailer yet as of 10:30 a.m.

Detectives and fire investigators are looking into the cause of the fire. They said they are not yet sure if the fire was intentionally set.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.