Two dead, two missing after early morning house fire in Arvada

Arvada officials say two people died and two people remain unaccounted for after an early morning fire Wednesday.

The first calls to 911 about a fire on Swadley Circle in Arvada came in around 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, according to Amber Jones, Arvada Fire Protection District spokesperson.

“Initial reporters were that there were people inside,” she said. “Upon arriving our crews encountered heavy fire on the backside of the structure.”

The flames were also starting to spread to neighboring homes.

Firefighters rescued three people from the home and multiple animals, Jones said. Two of the rescued people later died, according to the Arvada Fire Protection District.

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