THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4)– Firefighters in Thornton got some help from Adams County and North Metro Fire Rescue in fighting an apartment fire. The fire broke out on Monday afternoon.
Four people were injured in the fire, two from smoke inhalation and two others who were transported to the hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown.
— Thornton Fire Dept. (@ThorntonFire) October 5, 2020
Crews rushed to the fire at the Skyline Apartments located at 517 E 88th Ave. in Building 10. The American Red Cross also responded.
Firefighters managed to find and rescue at least two cats.
TFD conducted a second search and found another cat and reunited it with the homeowner. The cat was buried under lots of debris. The tenant now has both of her cats safely returned to her. pic.twitter.com/3fjmmGjH5F
— Thornton Fire Dept. (@ThorntonFire) October 6, 2020
What caused the fire is being investigated. It’s unclear how many units were damaged by the fire.