LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) — A fire damaged three buildings at the old White Fence Farm property in Lakewood on Friday. The restaurant that operated at the site has been closed for almost two years, and developers are expected to build apartments on the site.
The iconic Lakewood restaurant was in business for 45 years before closing in 2018.
This is what crews found when they arrived at the old White Fence Farm restaurant shortly before 2 this afternoon. This is an out building- the main restaurant was not damaged. The business has been closed for almost two years. Our investigator is on scene. pic.twitter.com/S8bHlgHMn4
— WestMetroFire (@WestMetroFire) October 2, 2020
West Metro Fire Rescue said the building was engulfed in flames when they arrived and it spread to three buildings.
There are no reports of any injuries.
It’s too early to know what sparked the fire but crews are investigating.
Crescent Communities wants to develop an apartment complex at the property. It would have 260 units.