South Pitkin Way fire damages apartment building 09/25/16


Firefighters exit building on South Pitkin Way – Photo by Shane Anthony

Aurora, CO- 09/25/16: An afternoon fire damaged a 3-story apartment complex late this afternoon.  Around 5PM the Aurora Fire Department responded in force to a call of an apartment building on fire.  Fire crews responding to the scene reported smoke visible from two miles away.  Upon arrival fire crews observed heavy smoke and flames coming from the apartment building.  The fire occurred at 2286 S. Pitkin Way in southeast Aurora. No reports of injuries were made known to at the scene but the fire gutted several units of the complex and damage appeared pretty heavy to at least several units.  Fire crews extinguished the fire quickly but spent quite a while overhauling the fire scene and mopping up hot spots.  AFD arson investigators were called to the scene but the cause of the fire remains under investigation.  Shane Anthony reporting


Aurora Firefighters get a knock on an apartment fire – Photo by Shane Anthony


A window view of the fire – Photo by Shane Anthony


Strange beauty at the fire scene – Photo by Shane Anthony



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