STRUCTURE FIRE: 2801 Mesa Ave.

2801 Mesa Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81501

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

Press Release

Structure Fire: 2801 Mesa Ave.

For Immediate Release

Contact: Sean Hazelhurst, Shift PIO, B-Shift

Today’s Date: 03/19/2016

Address: 2801 Mesa Ave.

Call Time: 2250 hrs

On Scene:  2254 hrs

The Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 2801 Mesa Ave. around 2250 hrs. First unit on scene (Engine 2) reports fire coming from the front window of the address. GJFD crews deployed hand lines for fire attack and units reported the fire extinguished at 2308 hrs. Initial reports stated there were possibly dogs inside the residence. During initial search efforts GJFD personnel found two dogs inside the structure. The dogs were removed from the structure and efforts were made to resuscitate but were unsuccessful and the animals perished.

There were no injuries to GJFD personnel on this incident. The fire is currently under investigation.

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