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Originally published January 9, 2012 at 9:09 AM | Page modified January 9, 2012 at 10:35 AM

Residents warned as man burns laptop in fireplace

Colorado authorities have arrested a man after more than three dozen residents of Golden were warned to stay inside their homes because of a burning laptop.

The Associated Press

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GOLDEN, Colo. —

Colorado authorities have arrested a man after more than three dozen residents of Golden were warned to stay inside their homes because of a burning laptop.

Police say they ordered the warnings after they saw smoke and smelled gas. According to KMGH-TV ( http://bit.ly/yLOHzS), they later found that a man was burning his laptop in a fireplace.

Authorities called in hazardous material investigators to determine if there was any danger.

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Information from: KMGH-TV, http://www.thedenverchannel.com

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