Grand Junction 29.5 Road Structure Fire
Grand Junction Structure Fire
At 16:19 on September 22nd, 2021, the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched by the Grand Junction Regional Communications Center to a reported structure fire in the 500 Block of 29 1/2 Rd. Engine 2 arrived on scene at to a single-story mobile home structure with a working fire, pulled a 1 3/4 handline to the front door and established command. A plug was picked up from northeast of the structure along the side of the road and Engine 2 dropped in 2 1/2 supply line. Crews located one fire victim who was deceased. Fire was knocked down and held to the interior of the home and swamp cooler. Crews encountered access issues with fire loading due to limited walking space interior.
The fire is under investigation by the Grand Junction Fire Department and Mesa County Sheriff’s Office. The fire is being considered suspicious and the death is being considered suspicious. A person of interest was detained at the scene.
Units on Scene: Battalion 1, Engine 2, Ambulance 2, Truck 6, Engine 1 & Engine 3
Special Call: Chief 2, Investigator 1, Investigator 2, Training 1 & PIO