Numerous Brush Fires

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625 Ute Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501

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

Press Release

Brush Fires

For Immediate Release

Contact: Dirk Clingman, PIO

Today’s Date: 9/19/2016

Addresses: 2500 Broadway, 1936 S Broadway Grand Junction, CO

Call Time: 14:58

On Scene: 15:03

 The GJFD responded to the report of a brush fire in an area along the Grand Avenue Bridge.  Firefighters crossed rugged terrain on foot to extinguish the fire along the Colorado River.  GJFD is still currently working on this fire.  The GJPD is assisting with traffic control, it is unknown what started the fire.  There are no known injuries at this time.

Call Time: 14:43

On Scene:  15:07

The GJFD responded to the report of a brushfire in the area of 1936 S Broadway.  Flames reached within 100 feet of the structure.  Units responded and extinguished the flames with no reports of damage or injuries at this time.

Safety Note: The GJFD would like to remind you to clear unnecessary weeds to prevent brush fires around your home.

All questions regarding these incidents will be directed to the Grand Junction Fire Marshal’s Office @ 970-549-5800.