At 3:38 AM Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to a commercial structure fire at the Super 8 hotel at 728 Horizon Drive. The call to 9-1-1 dispatch indicated there was a fire in a ground-floor laundry room. Arriving fire crews found an active fire in the laundry room and were able to extinguish the flames before they spread to other parts of the hotel. Firefighters searched the building to ensure all guests and staff had been evacuated and to verify the fire had not spread. There are no known injuries. The origin and cause of the fire are under investigation. The Grand Junction Police Department responded to assist with scene safety.
For more information on this incident contact the Community Outreach Office at 970-549-5800, or by email at GJFirePIO@GJCity.org.