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May 19, 2021

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House likely a total loss after a structure fire near Boulder

Boulder County, Colo. -On May 18, 2021 at approximately 10:27 PM, Boulder County Communications received a 911 report of a vehicle that was on fire in the 1200 block of Tipperary Street. The vehicle was located inside of a residential garage. The home is a two story structure with the garage attached. Prior to the arrival of emergency personnel, the house caught on fire and all occupants were able to safely evacuate.

Personnel from the Mountain View Fire Department, Louisville Fire Department, and Lafayette Fire Department responded, along with deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff's Office.

The fire was extinguished, however the structure is potentially a total loss. Members from the Multi-Agency Fire Investigative Team (MAFIT) responded and are currently investigating the cause of the fire.

According to the Boulder County Assessor's website, the structure is valued at approximately $207,000. A nearby RV camper was also damaged, as well as two vehicles that were inside of the garage.

A pet cat is currently unaccounted for.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case report number is 21-2353.

/s/ Sgt. Sharon McKim