DENVER (CBS4)– Police in Denver accidentally started a fire when officers were trying to arrest a suspect early Thursday morning. The fire was sparked in an apartment building near Parker Road and Interstate 225.

Copter4 flew over the fire scene (credit: CBS)

The suspect was wanted on a federal warrant. SWAT officers used a flash-bang to try to take him into custody.

That’s when the small fire was started. Alarms were sounded in the apartment building and everyone was evacuated.

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Officers quickly put out the fire, the suspect was taken into custody and everyone was allowed to return home.