CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters are trying to determine the cause of a stubborn fire at a Centennial home that has displaced the family who lives there.READ MORE: Some Evacuations Ordered For Miners Candle Fire Near Dumont
The fire started in the kitchen early Monday evening on the 5111 block of South Olathe Circle. Crews put it out, but then several hours later — at approximately 9 p.m. — it flared up again spreading to the attic and through the roof.
Early Tuesday morning trucks were called back to the home after more smoke started pouring out.READ MORE: No Restrictions Yet, But Denver Water Customers Should Be Water Wise This Winter To Avoid Them
Cunningham Fire Chief Jerry Rhodes told CBS4 a crew from Arapahoe Rescue Patrol kept an eye on the house overnight because with the frigid temperatures it was a bad idea to leave a fire engine there.
“With the freezing conditions it doesn’t do a lot of good to leave a fire truck sitting here only to turn into a popsicle and be unusable, to be an ice monument for the other fire trucks to have to work around,” Rhodes said.MORE NEWS: Daniel Ramirez Accused Of Jumping Out Of Taxiing Southwest Plane From Colorado Springs
There are no reports of any injuries.