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 [...]

Investigation Results From the 28 Road Fire

  The Grand Junction Fire Department Fire Marshal has completed the investigation of the brush fire on Monday June 12th on 28 Rd. The fire occurred during a red flag warning and initiated a massive response from local agencies. Ultimately the fire displaced eight people after completely destroying one home, two outbuildings, an R.V., and burning [...]

Fire at Racquet Club Apartments

At 01:31 the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at 2915 Orchard Avenue. Flames rolled up the exterior of the building from the ground floor to the third floor. Several residents were displaced by the fire, with four apartments left uninhabitable. The Mesa County Sheriff's Office, the Grand Junction Police Department, [...]

GJFD Responds to Apartment Fire

At 21:16 the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a structure fire in an apartment complex on the 600 block of Walnut Avenue.  The call came in from a resident reporting a fire in their bedroom. Damage from the fire displaced numerous residents from the building. No one was injured. Four engine companies, one truck company, two ambulance crews, [...]

Brush Truck Acts as Engine Extinguishing Structure Fire on 27 1/2 Road

At 21:46 the Grand Junction Fire department was dispatched to a suspected brush fire in the area of C 1/2 Road and 27 1/2 Road.  Brush 4 was dispatched and en route before new information from dispatch indicated a structure was involved.  The brush truck continued to the scene of the fire and was utilized along with four [...]

GJFD Wildland Team Deployed to Sunshine Fire Near Boulder

At 0600 this morning a Grand Junction Fire Department Wildland Team arrived at the Sunshine Fire located just west of Boulder, CO. Equipped with GJFD Brush Engine Four, firefighters Michael Cox, Billy Reyez, Jacob Long, and Burt Dole will be joining 178 other firefighters in combating the 62-acre fire that started in the early hours of [...]