Structure Fire At Devonshire Apartments

Devonshire Square Apartments
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Four people were taken to the hospital after an apartment fire on the east side of Colorado Springs.

The fire broke out shortly after 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Devonshire Square Apartments on Uintah, near Circle.

At least one person had to be rescued from the building. Firefighters searched the buildings for other people who might be trapped.

Four people were taken to the hospital. Another five were treated at the scene.

Firefighters say two units are a complete loss. The Red Cross is assisting people who will be displaced.

A witness who lives in the building told 11 News her fire alarm never went off. She says by the time she realized what was going on, the hallway was filled with smoke. The fire chief says at this point he can't confirm whether or not the fire alarms were working.

The cause of the fire in under investigation.



 
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