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1 injured in Aurora motel fire

The fire started just after 4:30 Saturday morning at the motel near East Colfax Avenue and Interstate 225.

AURORA, Colo. — One person is in the hospital after a fire broke out a motel in Aurora early Saturday morning. 

The fire started just after 4:30 a.m. in a room at the Pace Setter Motel located near East Colfax Avenue and Interstate 225, according to Aurora Fire Rescue. 

Firefighters said one person was rescued and was brought to a nearby hospital. We don't know how that person is doing, but Aurora Fire Rescue (AFR) said their injuries were life-threatening. 

Those who were staying in rooms near the fire were evacuated.

By about 5 a.m. the fire was under control and some people were being let back into their rooms. 

Aurora Fire Rescue said the fire was contained to the one room, and Xcel was working to restore power to nine rooms nearby.

There's no word on the cause of the fire at this point. Investigators are currently on the scene to try and determine what happened.

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