Condo Fire Kills One Woman, Another Escapes

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – An overnight fire at a condominium complex killed a 57-year-old woman in Gunbarrel.

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(credit: Boulder County Sheriff)

Neighbors helped two women get out of the burning building, but one of them collapsed a short while later.

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(credit: Boulder County Sheriff)

Emergency crews immediately started trying to resuscitate the 57 year old, but they were not successful. Investigators say a 19-year-old family member survived.

No one else was hurt. Red Cross volunteers responded to help eight people who are displaced.

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(credit: Boulder County Sheriff)

Forty-five firefighters from seven fire departments, fourteen sheriff’s deputies, and other rescue and medical personnel responded to the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

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