LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – Exploding ammunition in a burning garage in Loveland kept firefighters cautiously alert as they fought the fire.

Fire on West 13th Ave. (credit: Loveland Fire Rescue Authority)

It happened Sunday afternoon at a home on West 13th Street. The Loveland Reporter Herald reports residents inside the home got out by the time crews arrived.

(credit: Loveland Fire Rescue Authority)

Crews were able to keep the fire from spreading. The homeowner says he had ammunition and black powder in the garage. So, firefighters fought from a distance.