WELLINGTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters spent hours gaining control of a house fire in Wellington Saturday night. Firefighter from Wellington Fire Protection District and Poudre Fire Authority responded to the home near Sumner Street and Burnside Lane.

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Wellington firefighters were already fighting a grass fire 12 miles away, so Poudre Fire was first on the scene. They saw the garage and second story of the house fully engulfed.

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After about four minutes, Wellington firefighters arrived and helped the attack from the ground and from above.

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The fire spread to a neighbor’s house. Residents from both homes escaped.

Several other neighbors were evacuated by the sheriff’s office as a precaution.

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No one was hurt, but both homes were severely damaged. It’s not clear what caused the fire.

 

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