Dumpster Fire Threatens Residential Complex

At 10:06 PM The Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a dumpster fire threatening a multi-story residential complex in the 1600 block of North Avenue. Upon arrival, crews  found a dumpster on fire, next to the complex. Grand Junction Police Department assisted with evacuation of the complex while fire crews extinguished the fire. [...]

GJFD Responds to 416 Fire

At 0600 tomorrow, June 5th, The Grand Junction Fire Department will deploy a team of wildland firefighters to the 416 fire near Durango, CO. Engine Boss Stacy Rollins, Engineer Wes Engbarth, and Firefighters Billy Reyez and Clark Thompson could be gone for up to two weeks helping fight the blaze alongside 384 other firefighters. The [...]

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, [...]