A microburst handed by way of Denver’s College Hills neighborhood in the course of the lunch hour, knocking over energy traces and bushes.
The Denver Fireplace Division was responding to 6 calls within the space at 12:47 p.m., fireplace division spokesman Greg Pixley mentioned.
The quick, intense storm with sturdy winds “created havoc with electrical traces,” he mentioned. Some homes caught fireplace, however the quantity of harm has not been decided.
“We now have a whole lot of crews on the market ensuring everyone is OK,” Pixley mentioned.
#DenverFireDepartment is on scene within the College Hills neighborhood after extreme wind gusts blew supplies and out of doors furnishings round, severed energy traces, & toppled bushes. When you’ve got any security considerations or accidents name 9-1-1 #BeSmart #BeSafe @CityofDenver @DenSafetyDept pic.twitter.com/L1f0TboSCl
— Denver Fireplace Dept. (@Denver_Fire) August 11, 2020
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