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!”READ MORE: Drug Takeback Event In Denver Area Intended To Help Battle The Opioid Crisis
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.READ MORE: With 3 Colorado Ski Resorts Now Open, Here's A List Of Tentative Dates For The Rest
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.'”MORE NEWS: COVID In Colorado: Data Shows Clear Link Between Vaccination Rates Across State And The Hospitalizations