LAKEWOOD, Colo. — government say a fire has killed six horses in the west Denver suburbia of Lakewood.

KDVR-TV reports the fire started early Saturday in two adjacent barns in a residential neighborhood. Four other horses survived.

West tube Fire Rescue Division Chief Gary Armstrong says the fire is suspicious because two other fires were according in near trash bins.

One fireman suffered a minor injury but no civilians were hurt.

The blaze is under investigation.

We are investigation a series of four suspicious fires from early this morning. Three occurred inside a block of each other- the fourth- more than a mile & a half away. In one- a barn fire- six horses were killed- four survived. @LakewoodPDCO@CBI_Colorado & ATF assisting pic.twitter.com/D1xbdMI6Ad

— WesttubeFire (@WesttubeFire) April 28, 2018

Of the four suspicious fires this morning- two were Dumpster fires, one a tire fire and one a barn fire. One Dumpster fire and tire fire near 4th & Sheridan, barn fire in the 5400 blk of West 3rd Ave, Dumpster fire near twenty-second & Sheridan. pic.twitter.com/yL9wIpX3Fk

— WesttubeFire (@WesttubeFire) April 28, 2018

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Information from: KDVR-TV, http://www.kdvr.com

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