By Logan Smith

EVERGREEN, Colo. (CBS4) — Eight fire trucks and 25 firefighters responded early Friday morning to a duplex on fire northwest of Evergreen.

The residence in the 3100 block of Upper Bear Creek Road sustained major damage, according to a spokesperson from Evergreen Fire Rescue.

READ MORE: Glenwood Canyon Mudslides Cancel Amtrak's California Zephyr Train Through Colorado Rockies

(credit: Evergreen Fire Rescue/Twitter)

However, all occupants were alerted by smoke detectors and exited the building safely.

Fire crews successfully prevented the fire from spreading to nearby trees and other homes.

READ MORE: Colorado Weather: Monsoon Storms Become More Numerous Monday And Tuesday

(credit: Evergreen Fire Rescue/Twitter)

The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.


MORE NEWS: Highway 125 In Grand County Closed For Mudslide


Logan Smith