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Posted on: June 15, 2021

GJFD Responds to Fire on 25 Road

911 on cell phone screen

At 11:13 PM last night Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a fire inside a commercial building on the 500 block of 25 Road. The caller, from a security company checking on the building, reported seeing smoke and flames and that the exte...

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Fire News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

GJFD Responds to Commercial Structure Fire

Two Fire Apparatus response to a structure fire

At 11:45 Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of smoke and flames coming from the roof of a commercial building on the 400 block of Park Drive with people evacuating the building. Upon seeing the fire, a nearby Western Construction crew lef...

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Fire News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

GJFD Responds to Wildfire and River Rescue Back to Back

Wildland/River

At 5:27 PM Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a grass fire on the 2200 block of Shiprock Road, possibly caused by a truck backfiring. When crews arrived on the scene they found two homes threatened by the fire. Two crews were able to s...

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Fire News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

GJFD Responds to Trailer Fire

Truck 1 at Elm Trailer Park

At 11:40 AM the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to a trailer fire at Elm Trailer Park, 661 Highway 50. The caller reported smoke coming from a trailer in the middle of the complex. Neighbors helped put the fire out before crews arrived. GJFD...

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Fire News
Posted on: April 26, 2021

GJFD Responds to Home Fire

911 on cell phone screen

At 12:17 AM Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a home on fire on the 200 block of Nancy Street. A family awoke to smoke in their home and immediately called 911. Two adults and four children were able to safely evacuate the home before...

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Fire News
Posted on: April 6, 2021

GJFD Responds to Fire on Elm Ave.

911 cell phone

At 2:45 AM this morning Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a call from a resident on the 100 block of Elm Ave. saying that their home was filling with thick smoke. When crews arrived on scene the three occupants and a dog had safely exited the ho...

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Fire News
Posted on: April 6, 2021

GJFD Responds to Brush Fire

GJFD Brush truck at a fire

At 5:36 PM Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a dumpster and mattresses on fire in the area of Mobile City, 2322 Hwy 6 & 50. Callers reported the fire spreading rapidly to the west across a dry field threatening nearby homes. GJFD ...

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Fire News
Posted on: March 4, 2021

GJFD Responds to Home Fire

911 cell phone

At 1:34 AM this morning Grand Junction Fire Department responded to calls from a neighbor reporting a home on fire on the 600 block of Silver Oak Drive. When crews arrived on scene they found heavy smoke and fire coming from the roof of the home. While se...

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Fire News
Posted on: January 20, 2021

GJFD Responds to Fire

911 on cell phone screen

At 3:05 AM Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a fire on the 600 block of West Colorado Avenue. When crews arrived, they found fire engulfing a garage and spreading to a nearby fence and a second garage-apartment. As crews made a quick ...

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Fire News
Posted on: December 12, 2020

GJFD Responds to Garage Fire

GJFD Fire Fighters

At 8:12 PM Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of an unattached garage on fire with flames spreading to a nearby home on the 2500 block of D Road. The 9-1-1 caller alerted the residents to the fire. The family was able to evacuate without ...

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Fire News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

GJFD Responds to Home Fire

GJFD fire engine in front of home

At 6:44 AM Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a roof on fire at a home on the 2300 block of Broadway. Residents of the home called the fire in and were able to safely evacuate two people and three dogs by the time crews arrived. Once o...

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Fire News
Posted on: December 9, 2020

GJFD Extinguishes Fire at Abandoned Home

Home on fire, firefighters in background

Last night at 9:06 PM Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a home on fire on the 2800 block of C ½ Rd. A neighbor called the fire in, reporting that a seemingly abandoned home down the road was on fire. When crews arrived on scene they f...

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Fire News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

GJFD Responds to Trailer Fire on Orchard Ave

911 cell phone

At 3:53 AM Sunday morning Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire on the 2900 block of Orchard Avenue. The reporting party stated that a room of the trailer home was on fire. All occupants were able to evacuate. When Engin...

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Fire News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

GJFD Responds to House Fire on Sandia Dr

911 cell phone

At 7:19 AM Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire on the 400 block of Sandia Drive. The reporting party stated that an interior room of the home was on fire. All occupants were able to evacuate. When Engine 5 arrived at 7...

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Fire News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

GJFD Station 6 Online Open House

station 6 online tour

On Monday November 9th the newly constructed Grand Junction Fire Department Station 6 began responding to calls. The station is the first of three new fire stations to be built and funded by the voter-approved First Responder Tax that went into effect in ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Mid-Morning House Fire Displaces Family

mid-morning house fire

At 10:09 AM The Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a residential structure fire in the 500 block of Centennial Road.  Initial dispatch reported a single-family home on fire. Upon arrival, units found a heavily involved mobile ...

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Fire News
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Two GJFD Personnel Test Positive for COVID-19

covid

Grand Junction Fire Department has learned that two first responders have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19.) The first responders quickly identified their symptoms and are self-quarantining and not on duty.  All GJFD personnel ...

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Fire News
Posted on: November 1, 2020

GJFD Responds to Fire at Storage Facility

Fire at Storage Facility

At 8:16 PM the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire in a commercial storage facility on the 1000 block of Pitkin Avenue. Initial reports indicated that heavy smoke and flames were coming from a unit at the business and h...

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