Lakewood West Colfax Ave Motel Fire

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West Metro Commercial Fire

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At 03:08 on July 19th, 2022 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported structure fire with smoke coming out of the building at 6203 W. Colfax Ave. in Lakewood with Jeffcom advising 911 caller reporting flames through the roof. Engine 1 arrived on scene to a two-story abandoned building with flames from the 2nd story roof and pulled 1 3/4 for fire attack and search in the offensive strategy with Medic 1 and Medic 11. Engine 2 arrived and pulled a 2nd line in on the Charlie side for fire attack with Tower 2 and Engine 3 secured the water supply to Engine 2. District 1 arrived and took command and assigned Engine 16 to secure a water supply to Engine 1. The fire was put under control at 03:29 and then firefighters started overhaul. The fire started in a ground floor unit, and extended to two other units on the second floor. The fire was at the Blue Sky Motel which has been closed for several months. No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation. Additional information provided by West Metro Fire Rescue

Units on Scene: District 1, District 2, SAM 1, Engine 1, Medic 1, Medic 11, Engine 2, Tower 2, Engine 3, Medic 16, Tower 8 & Bureau 7

Lakewood Police Department

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Photo courtesy of West Metro Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of West Metro Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of West Metro Fire Rescue