AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A home is destroyed as a result of the homeowner setting off illegal fireworks.

Aurora Fire Rescue says that a house fire from over the weekend is a “direct result of the use of illegal fireworks!”

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It happened early Saturday in the 17900 block of East Utah Place.

The homeowner was shooting off fireworks when the house caught fire, completely destroying the roof and damaging things inside.

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Several firefighters responded, with a brush truck having to stay on scene overnight to monitor the situation.

There were no injuries reported as a result of the fire.

The ones that are legal in the City of Aurora “are those that don’t leave the ground or go ‘bang.'”

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