Attic Fire in Single-Story Home

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At 05:30 this morning the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to an attic fire in a single story residence. The fire was called in by the residents who then evacuated the house. The fire was extinguished with significant damage to the attic.  No one was injured: total cost of damages is unknown.  Grand Junction Fire Department responded with four fire engines, a ladder truck, and an ambulance.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Grand Junction Fire Department would like to remind the public that smoke detectors and emergency evacuation plans save lives. Change your batteries twice a year and practice your emergency exit plan with your family on a regular basis.