ELBERT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Firefighters from four different agencies rushed to a burning home in Elbert County on Wednesday afternoon.

The fire started in the home located in the Sun Country Meadows subdivision in Elizabeth at noon.

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When crews arrived they found the fire had already spread to the attic.

Fire crews’ efforts were hampered by strong winds in the area.

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What started the fire is being investigated.

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Everyone inside the home, at least four people and pets, were able to get out unharmed.

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Firefighters from Rattlesnake, Elizabeth, Kiowa and Franktown were assisting in the firefight.