A two-story wood-frame house at 3 Ute Trail in Brook Forest Estates, about 9 miles southwest of downtown Evergreen, was destroyed after a fire broke out about 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Two dogs were in the house and died in the blaze. The owners weren’t home at the time of the fire.
Evergreen Fire/Rescue responded to the scene, which was in the Clear Creek County part of the Evergreen fire district, near the Pike National Forest, at the end of a dirt road. About 15 firefighters responded with about five large trucks.
No information was available on the cause of the fire.
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