Commerce City East 88th Ave Fire

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South Adams Landfill Fire

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At 15:37 on February 20th, 2020 South Adams County Fire Department responded to a possible outside fire near E. 88th Ave. & Tower Rd. Truck 28 advised that smoke showing from the station and Bureau 23 had visible flames from E. 96th Ave. & Tower Rd. and the call was upgraded to a working structure fire. Truck 28 arrived to 19260 E. 88th Ave. with a working rubbish fire and requested a full working fire response. Crews determined the fire was a pool of petroleum based liquid and fire reached a nearby shed and a few construction trucks on the landfill property. Fire caused a large amount of black smoke and Commerce City Police Department closed E. 96th Ave. westbound of E-470 during the fire operations. The fire was put out and no report of injuries or damage to other structures. Additional information provided by South Adams County Fire Department

Units on Scene:

South Adams County: Battalion 21, Bureau 23, Truck 28, Engine 26, Engine 22 & Squad 22

Special Call: Bureau 21, Bureau 24 & HazMat 7

Brighton Fire Rescue District: Battalion 51, Engine 53, Tender 53, Tender 52

South Adams County Paramedics (Northglenn Ambulance): Ambulance 205 & Ambulance 206

Commerce City Police Department

Photo courtesy of South Adams County Fire Department

Photo courtesy of South Adams County Fire Department

Photo courtesy of South Adams County Fire Department

Photo courtesy of South Adams County Fire Department

Photo courtesy of South Adams County Fire Department

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