Denver apartment fire damages three units, no one injured



An apartment fire in southeast Denver on Wednesday afternoon damaged three units, and firefighters brought the blaze under control in about 30 minutes.

There were no injuries.

#DenverFireDepartment on scene of a second alarm fire at 9825 E. Girard Ave. just declared under control. The fire affected three units & there were no injuries. Investigators are working to determine cause. Crew will be on scene a while longer checking hot spots. @DenSafetyDept pic.twitter.com/Jm71td0edt

— Denver Fire Dept. (@Denver_Fire) March 25, 2020

Firefighters were dispatched at about 2:40 p.m. to the Stone Creek Village Apartments, 9825 E. Girard Ave., on a two-alarm fire, said Capt. Greg Pixley, a department spokesman.

Three stacked units — first, second and third-floor — were heavily damaged. People living in the units will be temporarily displaced. The American Red Cross is providing aid for the victims.

The cause is under investigation.