West Metro Wright Court Fire

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Wheat Ridge Structure Fire

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On August 5th, 2022 at 16:33 West Metro Fire Rescue with auto-aid from Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a reported structure fire in the 2900 block of Wright Court in Wheat Ridge. Jeffcom advised that 911 caller reporting fire inside the bedroom wall. Engine 17 arrived to a single-story with nothing showing and no evacuations and started the investigation. Crews found active fire in the Alpha-Delta corner bedroom and pulled a 1 3/4 for fire attack. Battalion 52 arrived and assumed command in the offensive strategy and Engine 5 setup the water supply. Medic 5 with Tower 2 assisted with fire attack and the primary search and Engine 6 started ventilation. The fire was put under control and out at 16:51. The fire started in the wall between a bedroom and the living room and contained to the area of origin. The fire was caused by a soldering torch, where a plumber that morning had been working on a pipe. Additional information provided by West Metro Fire Rescue

Units on Scene:

West Metro: District 1, SAM 1, Engine 17, Medic 16, Medic 5, Tower 2, Engine 5, Engine 6, Engine 2, Engine 1 & Bureau 7

Arvada: Battalion 52 & Tower 56

Wheat Ridge Police Department

Photo courtesy of West Metro Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of West Metro Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of West Metro Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of West Metro Fire Rescue