Colorado Springs Navajo Hogan Structure Fire

Weston 2021 Incidents, Home, May 2021

Colorado Springs Structure Fire

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At approximately 12:50 on May 18th, 2021, the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 2800 block of N. Nevada Ave. Before all units were able to go en route, the Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center was receiving multiple calls of the fire several callers reporting explosions, as well as police officers at nearby Penrose Main Hospital, were reporting a large smoke column in the area. On scene, crews found a large body of fire coming from the Navajo Hogan. Battalion Chief 4 declared the incident a working structure fire and assumed command. Engine 2 began fire attack and Truck 9 began the primary search. Command then advised it seemed the fire was contained to a detached garage and Rescue 17 assumed RIC. The primary search was cleared at 13:07 and minutes later the fire was knocked at 13:13. Crews then began overhaul and later handed the scene over to fire investigators. Another fire occurred at this location back in January of 2021, Colorado Springs North Nevada Ave Structure Fire.

Units on Scene:

First Alarm: Engine 2, Engine 9, Truck 4, Truck 9, Battalion 2

American Medical Response: Medic 22 and Ops 6

Working Fire: Rescue 17, HazMat 14, Battalion 4, 73 (EMS Liaison/PIO), 52(PIO Captain), Squad 21, X-Ray 198(Fire Investigator), and X-Ray 199(Fire Investigator)

Colorado Springs Police Department and Colorado Springs Utilities

Photo Courtesy of the Colorado Springs Fire Department

Photo Courtesy of the Colorado Springs Fire Department