Fort Collins police and Poudre Fire Authority (PFA) responded early this morning to a report of a possible explosion and fire in a Comfort Dental building, 934 S. Lemay Avenue. When crews arrived they found a one story, block building with fire coming from two windows on the street-side. Poudre Fire Authority was able to knock down most of the fire in five minutes with full control coming about 30 minutes later. A life-safety search was also performed while crews were working to contain the fire.
Investigators are working to determine the origin and cause of the fire. Anyone with information about the incident or who may have witnessed the fire is asked to contact Fort Collins police at 970-416-2275 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868 where you will remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward. Crime Stoppers may also be reached through their Web site at www.stopcriminals.org.