GJFD responds to Motorhome Fire on 29 5/8 Rd.

At 10:53 PM the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a Motorhome fire on the 300 block of 29 5/8 Road. The first GJFD unit arrived at 11:01 PM and found a fully engulfed motorhome. Several other vehicles in the area were threatened by the fire. Responding GJFD vehicles had difficulty accessing the fire from [...]

Fire Prevention Week October 7th – 13th 2018

Fire Prevention Week was started following the tragedy of the Great Chicago Fire that burned October 8-10, 1871. The Great Fire was supposedly started by a cow kicking over a lantern in a barn and ultimately caused 300 people to lose their lives, and left 100,000 others homeless. Since this tragedy, the fire service, and specifically fire prevention week work to make our [...]

Kitchen Fire on Crest View Way

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 [...]

GJFD Responds to Brushfire near 5th St Railroad Bridge

At 1808 the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to a small brushfire near the South side of the 5th Street railroad bridge. Batallion 1 was the first unit on scene and described a fire approximatley 30 feet wide on a hillside in the area known as The Point. No structures were damaged or threatened, [...]