Media Notice of Press Conference: Debrief of Recent Fire Activity

On Wednesday, July 12th the Grand Junction Fire Department will host a press conference for members of the media to address the recent increase in fire activity in our community. We welcome all members of the media to set up between 11:00-11:20 in our Fire Administration Training Room located at 625 Ute Ave.

We will begin at 11:30 with debriefing statements from GJFD Officials followed by opportunities for individual interviews and questions. Tentatively, speakers will be as follows:

Introductions: GJFD PIO

Summary of recent fire activity, impacts on department, and what this could mean for the future: Chief Ken Watkins

What community members can do to build a fire wise community: GJ City Emergency Manager Gus Hendricks

Overview of recent investigation results from major fire incidents: GJFD Fire Prevention Officer

Closing remarks: GJFD PIO

Individual interview opportunities with speakers.