At 1231 Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a reported commercial structure fire at CoorsTek, 2451 Riverside Pkwy. Reports from the address indicated flames and black smoke were coming from the south side of the building. When crews arrived on scene all employees had evacuated safely; there were no injuries. GJFD crews entered the structure and determined fire had reached the roof. A ladder truck from Lower Valley Fire Department was requested for assistance accessing the roof. The fire was extinguished in all locations inside the structure at 1301.
GJFD responded with six engines, two ambulances, a medical officer, and a Battalion Chief. GJFD thanks Lower Valley Fire Department for providing Truck 31 and crew, and Grand Junction Police Department for responding to assist.
For more information on this incident contact CoorsTek representative: Faithe Gorman-Smith at (303)271 7205 or by email at fgormansmith@CoorsTek.com