By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– Firefighters in Denver rushed to a house fire on Tuesday morning. Fire crews rushed to the fire burning near 46th and Tennyson.

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As crews were battling the fire, tweets from Denver Fire indicated that firefighters were being pulled from inside the building and that defense operations were taking place.

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Copter4 flew over the fire, which was putting out a lot of smoke over Denver, west of downtown.

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The fire appeared to be burning at a house located between some buildings and near several apartment buildings. Some of the streets in the area were blocked to traffic during the firefight.

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The damage from the fire is extensive.

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Jennifer McRae