At 5:02 PM the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a structure fire on the 1500 block of Crest View Way. Cooking oil on the stove had ignited causing extensive damage to the wall and ceiling above the stove. Engine 2, the first unit to arrive at 5:10 PM, found no active fire. Additional incoming fire units were canceled. The crew from Engine 2 checked the structure for any additional traces of heat. Later, Engine 3 was requested to assist. There were no injuries. The cost of damage to the home is unknown.
GJFD responded with Engine 2, Engine 3, Ambulance 6, and Battalion 1. The American Red Cross responded to assist those displaced by the fire.
For more information on this incident contact the Community Outreach Office at (970)549-5858 or by e-mail at GJfirePIO@gjcity.org.