Fire at Boulder apartment complex displaces community members

At approximately 10:03 p.m., on Sept. 2, Boulder Fire-Rescue responded to the report of smoke inside Glenwood Village apartments, located at 2749 Glenwood Ct. Arriving crews located heavy smoke in the stairwell and a fire in a ground level apartment. Crews extinguished the fire before it spread to the rest of the 12-unit apartment building.

Twelve people were evacuated by police and fire crews, six of whom were displaced due to smoke damage in the building. The ground level apartment sustained significant damage and is currently uninhabitable. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

No community members were injured as a result of the fire, but two firefighters sustained minor injuries. In all, nineteen firefighters, seven police officers and three ambulance personnel responded.

The fire department would like to remind community members to ensure they know their escape routes and have working smoke detectors.

Posted: Sept. 3, 2019

Media Contacts: 
Shannon Aulabaugh, Police and Fire PIO, 303-441-3370 

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