At 14:42 Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to a brush fire on the south side of HWY 6 and 50 in the area of 23 Road. The fire, which covered approximately 1/4 acre,was quickly extinguished and was contained to dry weeds along the roadside. The Grand Junction Fire Department responded with a ladder truck, two engines, and a brush truck.
The Grand Junction Fire Department would like to remind the public that dry brush and windy conditions can quickly turn a recreational fire into a brush fire. Be aware of weather conditions and keep a method of extinguishment nearby.