A day after the Emerson Street fire that killed a man, torched a construction site and damaged the surrounding area, the Denver Mayor's Office of Emergency Management has set up an assistance center to help those affected.
An evacuee station was set up throughout most of the day Wednesday for those affected by the blaze at Emerson and 18th Avenue but shut down due to lack of use at 10 p.m.
The assistance center is there to help residents who have been evacuated from the 1800 block of Emerson Street get back into their homes to get any essentials they may need.
The area is still closed after the fire that broke out Wednesday afternoon. Over 100 firefighters responded to tackle the blaze, the heat from which could be felt a full city block away. Cars were destroyed - windows melted and at least five buildings were damaged.
Those wishing to get items from their homes need to bring an ID to 1950 N. Ogden Street - look for the large Denver Police Incident Command vehicle - before 6 p.m. Thursday or from 7 to 10 a.m. on Friday to get things from their homes.
There is still no word on when people will be able to return to their homes. Power is still out in the area for 45 customers, Xcel confirmed to 9NEWS. The energy company has been unable to make repairs due to the ongoing investigation into the fire.
The 911 call reporting the fire came in at 12:09 p.m. Wednesday and Denver fire was quickly on the scene. The fire burned up a construction site that was to be a new 85-unit apartment complex.
Two construction workers were reported missing shortly after the fire, but later in the evening, first responders found the body of one in the rubble.
That worker and the missing worker have not been identified. The search for the missing worker is ongoing.
A plume of smoke was shot 200 feet in the air and embers fell as far away as the state capitol building.
The investigation into the cause of the fire continues.
If you would like to help those affected by the fire, you can head to this link for more information from emergency management.