Commercial Structure Fire; 2695 Patterson Road

625 Ute Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501

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

Press Release

Structure Fire: 2695 Patterson Road,  Suite 11, Grand Junction, Co.

For Immediate Release

Contact: Derek Sjolund, PIO

Today’s Date: 06/03/2016

Address: 2695 Patterson Road. Suite 11

Call Time:16:23  hrs

On Scene:16:24  hrs

Units from the Grand Junction Fire Department were dispatched to a commercial structure fire around 16:23 hrs. on 06/03/2016. First arriving units reported light smoke coming from the roof of the address.  Upon further investigation Engine 2 was able to find the source of the smoke.  The smoke and fire was coming from the Kuniko’s Teriyaki Grill in the strip mall.

GJFD crews quickly deployed an 1 3/4″ hose line to the front door of the business and were able to quickly extinguish the fire using CAFS (Compressed Air Foam System).  The fire was contained to the Kuniko’s Teriyaki Grill.  Minor smoke damage was reported to the neighboring business, College Liquors.  GJFD crew cleared the business and checked for fire extension through out the strip mall, no fire extension found.  No one was injured.  Business owners, and patrons evacuated the business.

The fire is currently under investigation.

Safety Note: Make sure to clean the hood systems in your restaurants. 

Make sure to always check smoke detectors and replace every 10 years.  Change the batteries every 6 months.

No one was injured during this incident.  GJFD units remain on scene.