Denver firefighters battle massive construction site fire; 1 worker dead, 1 missing

  • Source: KMGH-TV ABC 7 Denver
  • Published: 03/08/2018 12:00 AM

Firefighters found the body of a missing construction worker in the smoldering debris of a massive construction fire in Denver's North Capitol Hill neighborhood that injured six people and damaged surrounding buildings and vehicles. One person is still unaccounted for. Hundred-foot flames and smoke could be seen for several miles when Denver firefighters arrived on scene at 1833 Emerson Street around noon Wednesday. The fire is believed to have started on the 3rd story of the five-story construction project. ... The intense heat took its toll on construction and firefighting equipment, too. Three fire engines and several construction vehicles were damaged.


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