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3 Hurt After Fire Destroys Top Floor Of Motel

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (CBS4)- Three people were hurt when a fire destroyed the top floor of the Cripple Creek Motel.

The fire was reported about 3 a.m. Tuesday.

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A police officer at the scene of the fire was treated for smoke inhalation. The other two people injured in the fire suffered significant burns.

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They are all expected to recover from their injuries.

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More than two dozen other guests staying at the motel were given other accommodations at a nearby inn.

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What started the fire is being investigated.

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