AURORA, Colo. — Aurora Fire Rescue responded to 10 different fires overnight, and a teenager is in custody.
The locations of the fires ranged from bushes near buildings, a few dumpsters and a multifamily home in the area of Iliff Avenue and Peoria Street.
The most destructive fire is at a two-story multifamily building fire in the area of South Racine Way and South Quentin Way. Ten residents and multiple pets lived inside the building, and they're all displaced as a result.
The American Red Cross has responded to the scene to help everyone displaced.
Crews had 2 divisions operating in this area with multiple fires. The first was near E Pacific Cir and S. Revere St. And the second division near S Racine Way and S Quentin Way. pic.twitter.com/p9wWbdQv7h— Aurora Fire Rescue (@AuroraFireDpt) April 6, 2022
Crews remain on scene at the multifamily home fire, but it is under control.
Aurora Fire Rescue said they were looking for a person of interest and later confirmed a person of interest was in custody. That person has been confirmed as a 17-year-old. The teen faces first-degree arson charges.
No one has been injured in the fires.
The fires are under investigation.