Orchard Mesa Vegetation Fire
In the early evening hours on June 16th, 2008 the Central Orchard Mesa Volunteer Fire Department and East Orchard Mesa Fire Protection District were dispatched to a vegetation fire just east of Grand Junction. Upon arrival firefighters found a slow moving fire in an active orchard. Firefighters and local residents spent about an hour on scene extinguishing the fire and mopping up hot spots. No injuries were reported and no structures were threatened.
Units on Scene:
Central Orchard Mesa: Engine 52 & Tender 51
East Orchard Mesa: Engine 61 & Brush 61