Brush Fire in the area of 140 Power Rd.

IMG_6270At 1837 the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a brush fire in the area of 104 Power Road. The first units in the area reported fires in three separate areas. The fire was slow moving and no structures were threatened. There were no injuries.  The incident is being investigated as a possible arson.

The Grand Junction Fire responded with Truck 3, Engine 1, 2, 5, Brush 5, Water Tender 5, and Ambulance 2. GJFD was assisted by the Grand Junction Police Department, Mesa County Sheriff’s Office, and the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Team.

The Grand Junction Fire Department would like to remind the community to work together to help keep neighborhoods safe. If you see a natural fire hazard in your neighborhood, work with your community to mitigate the hazard. A defensible space around your home, clear of vegetation allows fire crews to defend your property in the event of a fire. For more information on this incident contact the Community Outreach Office at GJFirePIO@gjcity.org.