GJFD says motorhome and barn destroyed in 26 Road fire

By Chris Schumann
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT)- After several fire agencies responded to 26 Road and G Road on Thursday to fight several different fires, the Grand Junction Fire Department responded again on Friday afternoon to an additional fire in the area.

The GJFD said they received a report of a motorhome fire near the corner of 26 Road and G Road at 2:15 p.m.

Upon arrival, they found that a motorhome and a barn were on fire.

Crews were able to protect a nearby home from the flames, but the motorhome and barn were a complete loss.

GJFD responded with Truck 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, Brush 4, Engine 5, Ambulance 3, a Battalion Chief, and an Administrative Deputy Chief. Grand Junction Police Department and Colorado State Patrol provided assistance closing the intersection of 26 Road and G Road and assisted with scene safety.

The origin of today's fire is under investigation.

Yesterday, fire agencies from across the Grand Valley came together to fight several different fires in the same area.

Authorities are investigating the May 28 fires as arson and alerted the public to call 911 if they had any information about these events.

Fire crews from Grand Junction, Clifton, Lower Valley, Lands End, Palisade, BLM, and Mesa County Sheriff's responded yesterday. A type 3 helicopter also responded from Rifle for air droppings.

You can find the article from yesterday's fires: here.

By Chris Schumann

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