DENVER (CBS4)– Fire forced eight people from their apartments at Humboldt and Colfax Avenue late Tuesday night. At one point, flames could be seen shooting from the window of one unit.

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(credit: Alicia Heather)

apartment fire humboldt colfax denver

(credit: Alicia Heather)

Firefighters in Denver rushed to the apartment building just after 10 p.m. Tuesday. The Red Cross helped residents and their pets find shelter overnight.

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Denver firefighter exit an apartment building near Humboldt and Colfax (credit: Mike Gedd)

What caused the fire is being investigated.

apartment fire humboldt colfax denver

(credit: Alicia Heather)

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