GJFD Responds to Fire at Landfill

At 12:38 this afternoon the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a fire at the Mesa County Landfill. Multiple people called to report a plume of smoke that was visible from nearly everywhere in the valley. When GJFD arrived on scene the fire was burning at the surface of the landfill covering approximately one half [...]

GJFD Responds to Fire in Detached Garage- Sixth Fire in Four Days

Tonight at 23:19 the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a fire in a detached garage in the 2300 block of H Rd. When crews arrived flames were visible on the roof and out of the windows. The two people that were home when the fire started safely evacuated and no one was harmed. When [...]

Brush Fire Near Las Colonias Park

At 12:45 Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a brush fire in the area of the Colorado River behind Las Colonias Park. GJFD accessed the area of the fire through rough and soggy terrain.  The GJFD, Mesa County Wildland Fire Team, and the Mesa County Fire Marshal determined the fire posed no threat to the surrounding area.  The [...]