Explosive structure fire in Mesa injures two women

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MESA, Colo. (KREX) — Before 3:00 pm, Plateau Valley Fire District responded to an explosion involving one trailer on the 5100 block of State Highway 330. Emergency responders rushed to the scene that resulted in a structure fire Tuesday afternoon.

First responders and witnesses describe the incident an explosion beneath a trailer; two women have been transported to the hospital, two dogs and two birds were in the residence.

The extent of injuries is unknown but the women are scheduled to be discharged from the hospital and one dog has been rescued.

Bystanders describe the location of the incident to be isolated from everywhere else. The fire was contained to the initial trailer due to PVFD’s timely arrival.

The investigation is ongoing, the Plateau Valley Fire District expect it to continue for days.

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