625 Ute Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone: 970-549-5858 FAX: 970-549-5810
Structure Fire: 2977 Swan Meadows Dr.
For Immediate Release
Contact: Shawn Montgomery, PIO
Today’s Date: 03/01/2016
Address: 2977 Swan Meadows Dr.
Call Time: 0852 hrs
On Scene: 0859 hrs
The Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 2977 Swan Meadows Dr. around 0852 hrs. First unit on scene (Engine 4) reports heavy smoke coming from the front eves of the house and the fire origin was focused in the garage area. Initial dispatch reports that the fire may have been caused due to a marijuana grow. We are able to confirm that marijuana was being grown inside the garage but the cause of the fire is under investigation by GJFD and GJPD.
There were no injuries on this fire and damage to the residence is considered minor at this time. There will be no further information released on this fire until the investigation is complete.
Safety Note: It is important to use extreme caution while operating any type of artificial growing device. The primary dangers of fires that relate to these devices put your family and emergency personnel at risk.