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January 18, 2018

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Residential Structure Fire in Niwot

Fire contained to attached garage of single-family residence

Boulder County, Colo. - On Thursday, January 18, 2018 at approximately 9:24pm, Boulder County Communications received a 911 call about a fire inside a home in the 8100 block of Rye Court in unincorporated Boulder County, in the Niwot area. The person who called 911 was an occupant of the home and reported that there was a fire inside the garage. Fire personnel from Mountain View Fire and Boulder Rural Fire arrived on scene and were attacking the fire by 9:31pm, and had the fire fully extinguished by 10:17pm.

The residents were able to evacuate the home safely and no injuries have been reported. The fire appears to have been contained to the attached garage. Deputies with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office are working with fire investigators to determine the cause and origin of the fire.

The associated case number for this incident is 18-317.


/s/Sgt. Clay Leak