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Fire crews battling two alarm blaze in Littleton

Posted at 6:22 AM, Nov 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-17 09:36:07-05

LITTLETON – At least 7 people are injured and fire crews battled massive flames at a two-alarm fire at yet another retirement community in the Denver Metro area this morning.

The fire broke out at the Southview Towers sometime after 5:00 the community designed for people aged 55-years and older.

The complex is located at 5829 South Datura just off of Littleton Blvd. South Metro Fire is reporting a large number casualties at this time.

This is the fire at a retirement community in less than 24-hours. One unit was destroyed and numerous others were damaged in a possible natural gas explosion at Heather Gardens off of I-225 and Iliff Avenue on Friday night.