At 6:40 AM Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a home fire on the 200 block of 28 1/2 Road in Orchard Mesa. Homeowners called the fire in and reported that they had safely evacuated. When crews arrived on scene they found a fire in the back of the home, that was primarily on the outside of the home. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire. They found that it had spread to a small portion of the inside of the home and were able to stop further spread.
The house sustained moderate smoke damage, displacing two adults and two children living there. There are no reported injuries from the fire.
Grand Junction Fire Department responded with Truck 1, Engine 2, Truck 3, Engine 4, Ambulance 1, Ambulance 2, and a Battalion Chief. Mesa County Sheriffs office also responded to assist with scene safety and traffic control. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
For more information on this incident contact the Community Outreach Office at (970)549-5858 or by e-mail at GJFirePIO@gjcity.org.