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Early morning fire destroys Breckenridge home

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Red, White & Blue Fire District

No one was injured in an early-morning house fire Saturday morning that destroyed a home in Breckenridge.According to a press release from Red, White & Blue Fire District, firefighters were called to a house fire on Barton Road at about 3:30 a.m. When firefighters arrived at 6330 Barton Road (County Road 3), they found the home consumed with fire, forcing them to battle the blaze from outside the house.The fire was called in by a neighbor, who heard an explosion and called 911. The house, built in 1984, is owned by the Ackers out of Worthington, Ohio and rented out to a couple who were not home at the time of the fire.Firefighters remain on scene at the 3,000-square-foot home. Fire investigation will commence this morning. “The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time,” said Deputy Chief Jay Nelson. “We are very thankful that the renters were not at home and are safe and sound,” he added.Crews from Lake Dillon Fire Rescue, Summit County Ambulance and the Sheriff’s Office assisted Red, White & Blue.

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