Aurora apartment fire displaces 21 residents

AURORA, Colo. — Multiple units at an apartment complex in Aurora were affected by a fire early Saturday morning, according to the Aurora Fire Department.

The fire department tweeted about a two-alarm fire at Carson Apartments off of Iowa Drive.

One unit was damaged by the fire and 17 other units were damaged by smoke, the Aurora firefighters reported Saturday afternoon. They added that approximately 60 people have been misplaced by the blaze — a later tweet indicated that many residents found places to stay, leaving 21 displaced.

Building management, the Aurora Office of Emergency Management and the Red Cross are helping the remaining displaced residents with immediate needs.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is undetermined.

This story will continue to be updated as more information is released.

(Video courtesy of viewer Charles Broshous)