LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4) – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a house fire on Friday night as arson and attempted murder. Deputies and firefighters were called to the home in the 7100 block of South Depew Street just before 7 p.m.
Investigators said a man was taken to the hospital for injuries. There is no word on his condition. A woman was taken into custody.READ MORE: WANTED: Jamar Harris Sr. Accused Of Attacking And Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend
The fire is under control. Firefighters found one cat inside and gave it oxygen. The cat is reunited with its owner. Crews also found a dog inside. Personnel on scene are working on calming the dog down and also reuniting with its owner. One person was tranposred to the hospital. pic.twitter.com/ICYLx2BzEI
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South Metro Fire Rescue was able to get the fire under control in the basement of the home. Firefighters found a cat inside and gave it oxygen. A dog was also found and reunited with its owner.MORE NEWS: After Small Planes Collided Over Denver Area, Woman Saw Damaged Aircraft Coming Down And 'Just Ran'
Investigators have not said what led up to the fire. The identities of the victim and suspect have not been released.