A house fire erupted inside a home Wednesday evening near downtown Colorado Springs, firefighters tweeted.

Colorado Springs fire crews responded to the blaze at 1228 N. Franklin Street around 8:30 p.m. where smoke and flames consumed the side and attic of a home, firefighters tweeted.

The fire was extinguished before 9 p.m., then firefighters searched for hotspots, the department tweeted.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the remained under investigation.

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