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Large Fire Damages Shed, Garage & Vehicle

THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) - Firefighters responded to a second alarm fire on 121st Way Tuesday afternoon.

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Investigators say the fire started in the shed of a home and then spread to a garage and a vehicle next door.

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People inside the home were able to evacuate, and two were treated for smoke inhalation.

Officials tell CBS4 a resident was cleaning a shed with propane tanks inside when they somehow caught fire. Another resident was on oxygen at the time of the fire.

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Firefighters got control of the fire within 15 minutes of arriving.

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