DENVER — The Denver Fire Department said a large plume of smoke visible in downtown Denver Thursday morning was from crews burning off excess diesel fuel from a boiler.
The fire was first reported around 10:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel at 15th Street and Court Place. The fire department said a diesel-fueled boiler on the roof of the hotel was overfilled. Crews burned off the excess fuel, putting up a large plume of black smoke.
Firefighters said there is no hazard to the building or the surrounding area. DFD crews were on scene monitoring the fire.
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