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 [...]

GJFD Responds to Two Fires During Red Flag Warning

A Red Flag Warning has been issued for the Grand Valley and surrounding areas from 12:00 PM, Thursday, June 27th, through 8:00 PM, Friday, June 28th. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low humidity, and hot temperatures will contribute to [...]

Multi-Agency Wildfire Evacuation Drill Tomorrow

On Saturday, May 4th, multiple public safety agencies will be working together to recognize National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day with an emergency drill and education event. Lower Valley Fire Department, the Grand Junction Fire Department, the Grand Junction Regional Communications Center, and Bureau of Land Management will be conducting a wildfire evacuation drill designed by [...]