GJFD Hosts Dedication of New Fire Trailer

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Time: 3:00pm Address: GJ Fire Department Station 1: 620 Pitkin Ave., Grand Junction, 81501 U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program provided an award of $433,000 in federal funding to purchase a mobile live-fire training unit for the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC). These federal funds will help the [...]

Fire at Main Street Business

At 9:45 AM the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to multiple calls from surrounding businesses and apartments reporting smoke in their building and an alarm alert for a fire in the 300 block of Main Street. When crews arrived on scene they found that everyone had safely evacuated the businesses and residences;  the heavy smoke [...]

Multiple Agencies Respond to Riverview Fire

At 3:09 PM the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to a growing brushfire threatening four houses. The caller indicated that fireworks were seen in the area. Red Flag conditions caused the fire to spread rapidly, traveling uphill towards homes on Skyway Drive and Promontory Court to the west. Two fire engines with the Mesa County Sheriff’s [...]