GJFD Responds to Motorhome Fire, Saves Nearby House

At 2:15 PM the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a motor home on fire near the corner of 26 Road and G Road . Initial dispatch reports indicated that a motorhome was on fire near a barn. Upon arrival GJFD crews found both the barn and motorhome on fire. Crews worked to extinguish the blaze and protect a nearby home. Initially there were concerns of a person unaccounted for that was later contacted and determined to be safe. No one was injured in the fire. Crews were able to successfully protect the nearby home from sustaining any damage, however the motor home and barn were a complete loss.

GJFD responded with Truck 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, Brush 4, Engine 5, Ambulance 3, a Battalion Chief, and an Administrative Deputy Chief. Grand Junction Police Department and Colorado State Patrol provided assistance closing the intersection of 26 Road and G Road and assisted with scene safety. The origin and cause of the fire are 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. Let’s be careful out there.