4 people, multiple animals rescued from house fire in Lakewood

Multiple animals were also rescued from the home located near South Kipling Parkway and Morrison Road.

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Crews from West Metro Fire Rescue (WMFR) responded to a fire early Wednesday morning at a home on West Wesley Avenue in Lakewood. That’s near South Kipling Parkway and Morrison Road.

WMFR got the call of the fire just after 6:30 a.m., from a neighbor across the street, according to Ronda Scholting with WMFR.

Crews were able to rescue two adults, two children and multiple animals from the home, Scholting said.

In an update on Twitter, WMFR reported that one of the people rescued was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. Several cats had been taken to an emergency vet, WMFR said in the tweet.

The cause and origin of the fire are still under investigation.

This is a developing situation. This article will be updated as information is confirmed.




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