GJFD Responds to Fire at Abandoned Building

Around 03:00 this morning the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to active fire spreading quickly at an abandoned outbuilding in the 2800 block of Orchard Ave. The fire was threatening an nearby abandoned apartment building. No one was injured, but the buildings did show signs of being used as a living space by transients. Large [...]

High Fire Risk Takes Toll on Community and Fire Department

In the last 48 hours the Grand Junction Fire Department has spent 43 hours responding to a variety of fires. Dry conditions in the valley apply to more than just brush fires, as evident by the calls over the weekend. Between Saturday and Sunday the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to six vehicle fires, two structure fires, two [...]

GJFD Wildland Team Deploying to Goodwin Fire, AZ

This evening the Grand Junction Fire Department Wildland Team will be deploying to assist with fighting the Goodwin Fire in Arizona. Firefighters Josh Evans, Wes Engbarth, Jacob Long, and Jake Cherveny along with Brush 4 will deploy to the fire. While high-hazard conditions exist in Grand Junction and the surrounding areas, the GJFD does still [...]

Media Notice: GJFD Wildland Team Deploying to Goodwin Fire, AZ

Tonight around 17:00 the Grand Junction Fire Department Wildland Team will be deploying to assist with fighting the Goodwin Fire in Arizona. We invite media to meet at GJFD Station 4, located at 2884 B 1/2 Rd at 16:00 for footage of the deployment. Firefighters Josh Evans, Wes Engbarth, Jacob Long, and Jake Cherveny along [...]