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Investigators Find Cause Of Fire The Destroyed Building In Niwot

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Copter4 flew over a fire at the Sombrero Ranch in Niwot on Friday. (credit: CBS)

Copter4 flew over a fire at the Sombrero Ranch in Niwot on Friday. (credit: CBS)

NIWOT, Colo. (CBS4) – Investigators believe spilled gasoline ignited on a work light sparked a fire that destroyed a building in Niwot on Friday.

The maintenance building is located on the Sombrero Ranch just west of Highway 287. Propane and oxygen tanks inside the building had exploded. The hot fire kept crews away for a while.

Everyone inside escaped unharmed.

The damage is estimated at $120,000.

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