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Firefighter injured, person rescued from balcony after fire in Denver

The Denver Fire Department said the fire, in the 7200 block East Evans Avenue, started as a mattress fire then spread.

DENVER — A firefighter and one person were injured after a fire at a multi-family dwelling in Denver on Sunday afternoon. 

The Denver Fire Department (DFD) said the fire, in the 7200 block East Evans Avenue, started as a mattress fire then spread.

DFD spokesperson Greg Pixley said the person was injured while being rescued from a balcony.

The conditions of the person and firefighter have not been released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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