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Structure fire in Fountain now out, firefighters trying to identify cause of fire

Structure fire in Fountain
Posted at 6:45 AM, Apr 18, 2022

FOUNTAIN, CO — The fire started at approximately 3:00 a.m. Monday in the 2100 block of El Vereda Street when a two-story house was found engulfed in flames.

According to first responders, the last fire apparatus cleared the scene at 7:26 a.m.

A properly working smoke detector alerted the occupants of the home of the fire.

The Security Fire Department, Stratmoor Hills Fire Department, Hanover Fire Department and Fort Carson Fire Department responded to the fire.

No injuries were reported by civilians or firefighters.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
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