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June 18, 2019

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Structure fire in Niwot

A backyard shed caught fire in a Niwot nieghborhood

Boulder County, Colo. On June 18, 2019, at 3:35 a.m., the Boulder County Communication Center received a call about a backyard shed on fire in the 7600 block of Nikau Drive in Niwot, Colorado.

The home owners reported hear a loud bang and then noticed flickering light in their back yard. They investigated further and found their shed was fully engulfed in flames.

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office, Longmont Fire Department and the Mountain View Fire Protection District responded. Fire fighters were able to quickly extinguished the flames. There were no injures and no other structures were endangered.

At this time, the cause of the fire is unknown, but foul play is not suspected.

The case number for this incident is #19-3368.


/s/ Sergeant Samuel Hard