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Press Release

Structure Fire: 195 Sunlight Drive, Grand Junction, Co.

For Immediate Release

Contact: Derek Sjolund, PIO (Black Crew)

Today’s Date: 05/18/2016

Address: 195 Sunlight Drive.

Call Time: 23:02  hrs

On Scene: 23:07  hrs

Units from the Grand Junction Fire Department were dispatched to a residential structure fire at 195 Sunlight Drive. around 23:02 hrs. on 05/18/2106. First arriving units reported A working fire on the address side of the house.  GJFD units quickly deployed a hand line to extinguish the fire.  GJFD units were able to quickly extinguish the fire, and keep it confined to the kitchen area, which was believed to be the point of origin.

 Some smoke damage was noted throughout the home.

Fire cause is under investigation.

No one was injured during this incident.  One pet was rescued and is doing well.

Safety message-Don’t wait, check the date. 

Check the date on your smoke detectors. 

Replace every 10 years. 

Change the batteries every 6 months.