LONE TREE, Colo. (CBS4) – Two townhomes caught on fire in Lone Tree on Monday. The homes are located on Southern Hills Circle, near Lone Tree Parkway and Yosemite Street.
Copter4 flew over the scene. Large flames could be seen coming from the homes.READ MORE: Animal Rights Lawyer Jennifer Emmi Accepts Plea Bargain In Murder-For-Hire Case
One person was treated for smoke inhalation and another was treated for minor burns. Both were taken to the hospital.
Firefighters could be seen attacking the fire from the ground and the air. Officials said they were fighting the fire from three separate structures. They were able to control the fire in about an hour.READ MORE: Illegal Street Racing In Aurora: Cars Can Be Impounded For Up To A Year
“Firefighters were ‘defensive’ meaning they fought the fire in the middle townhome from the outside. They were ‘offensive’ battling fire from the inside of the outer two townhomes,” officials said on social media.
One firefighter was seen cutting a hole in the roof as two other firefighters stoodby in a ladder bucket.MORE NEWS: Missing Hiker: Gilpin County Sheriff's Deputies Searching For Harold Taylor
So far it’s not clear what started the fire.