625 Ute Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone: 970-549-5858 FAX: 970-549-5810
Structure Fire: 2695 C Rd. Grand Junction, Co.
For Immediate Release
Contact: Shawn Montgomery, PIO
Today’s Date: 12/23/2015
Address: 2695 C Rd.
Call Time: 1459 hrs
On Scene: 1505 hrs
The Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a structure fire this afternoon at 2695 C Rd. The first units on scene (EN4 and Battalion 1, within 6 minutes of dispatch time) reported heavy smoke and flames coming from the back side of the residence. Fire crews were able to quickly deploy hose lines and knock the fire down holding the majority of the fire to the rear of the house. Unfortunately, heavy smoke and heat caused a significant amount of damage throughout the house. Fire crews did find one deceased dog during their search. No one was home at the time of the fire.
The American Red Cross was dispatched to assist 3 Adults and 4 children. The Grand Junction Fire Fighters Foundation donated $500.00 to the family as well.
Animal services was called to handle the dog at the request of the family.
Photos and video of this incident can be viewed on Twitter @GJFDPIO.