Aurora apartment fire affects 31 apartments, relocates 74 people, 1 hospitalized

Firefighters are working to put out a fire on a three-alarm fire in apartments at 10600 blk on E. Exposition Ave. The fire was first reported around 8 p.m. on June 2, 2021. PHOTO BY FRIENDLY AURORA FIRE DEPARTMENT

AURORA | A three-alarm fire on Friday night in an apartment complex in Aurora displaced 74 people in more than two dozen units and took one person to the hospital.

No residents or firefighters were injured.

“Several ladder rescues were carried out by local firefighters,” reported the Aurora firefighters. Calls about the fire were received by apartments at 10600 E. Exposition Ave. at around 8 p.m. Friday.

Four other adults were checked at the scene after several people were trapped in the three-story building during the fire, the Denver Post reported on Saturday. Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire.

The American Red Cross provides shelter, medical and mental health assistance, food and other emergencies, said spokeswoman Andrea Carlson.

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