A fire broke out early Monday morning causing the total destruction of a four story building in downtown Fort Collins. According to 9News.com, the fire started at 3:30a.m. and firefighters were still struggling with containing the fire throughout the morning. This building contained residential apartments and was also used for commercial space. The building was undergoing construction and no one was in the building at the time of the fire. The fire began to spread to other surrounding buildings, however and the building directly north also caught on fire. This building contained people who were able to escape the flames. No one has reported any injuries during either fire. Firefighters requested people avoid the downtown area while they continue to get the fire under control.
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The destruction and pain that residential fires can bring is devastating. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, in 2009 alone, there were just over 350,000 fires that broke out on residential buildings nationwide. From those fires, around 2,480 deaths were reported and just over 12,000 injuries. Building fires can be highly dangerous and potentially lethal.
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