Structure Fire: 2909 Dawn Dr. Grand Junction

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625 Ute Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-549-5858 FAX: 970-549-5810

News Release

Structure Fire

For Immediate Release

Contact: Shawn Montgomery (PIO) 970-260-3708

Date: 01/16/2015

Address: 2909 Dawn Dr. Apt #1

Alarm Type: Structure Fire

Time Dispatched: 1708 hrs

Time On Scene: 1712 hrs

The Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 2909 Dawn Dr. Apt # 1. First unit on scene (Engine 2) arrived within 4 minutes of the dispatch time to find smoke and flames on the second story of the 2-story apartment building. All parties were reported out of the entire apartment complex. Additional reports of one small dog missing. Fire crews entered the structure and knocked the fire down very quickly. Engine 3 crew entered the apartment  after the initial extinguishment to search for the missing dog. Engine 3 crew was able to rescue the dog and the dog was reunited with its owner without injury. The occupant of the apartment involved was transported to a local hospital for precautionary reasons. There was no extension of the fire into the other apartments or other apartment buildings. No injuries to our firefighters to report. Fire investigators are on scene to determine a cause of the fire. All fire investigation questions should be directed to the Grand Junction Fire Marshall’s Office at 970-549-5800.