Brush Truck Acts as Engine Extinguishing Structure Fire on 27 1/2 Road

040817 012.jpgAt 21:46 the Grand Junction Fire department was dispatched to a suspected brush fire in the area of C 1/2 Road and 27 1/2 Road.  Brush 4 was dispatched and en route before new information from dispatch indicated a structure was involved.  The brush truck continued to the scene of the fire and was utilized along with four other fire apparatus that responded to the call.  The commercial structure suffered damage to a wall and portions of the roof.  The building was empty at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries.  The cause of the fire is under investigation; the total cost of damages is unknown.  

Grand Junction Fire Department would like to remind the public that high winds and dry conditions exist in Mesa County allowing fire to spread rapidly.