2 Escape Harm In Westminster House Fire

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4)– Two people escaped unharmed from a fire that broke out in a basement of a home near 95th and Federal Saturday morning.

Firefighters rushed to the home to find a fully-involved fire in the basement.

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Fire damage to a Westminster home Saturday morning. (credit: CBS)

They used heat-sensing equipment before attacking the fire and found it was burning very hot, because of a near simultaneous ignition of all combustible material.

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Fire damage inside a home in Westminster Saturday morning. (credit: CBS)

No one inside the home was hurt, however two pet birds died in the fire.

What caused the fire is being investigated. The home has extensive fire, heat and water damage.

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