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Firefighters save 6 horses from Aurora barn fire

Two horses died in the fire and another was severely burned, fire officials said
Credit: Aurora Fire Rescue
Aurora Fire Rescue saved six horses from a barn fire.

AURORA, Colo. — Firefighters were able to save six horses early Tuesday morning from a barn fire in Aurora. 

Aurora Fire Rescue (AFR) was called to the fire at 3:17 a.m. Tuesday. Nine horses were in the barn at the time, two died in the fire and another was severely burned, a spokesperson for the department said. The fire department said the horse that was injured will likely be euthanized.

Officials have not determined a cause of the fire which occurred in the 17000 block of E. 14th Avenue near Airport Boulevard and Colfax Avenue. 

It's unclear if the barn was part of a ranch or boarding facility.

Credit: Aurora Fire Rescue
Aurora Fire Rescue saved six horses from a barn fire.

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