Orchard Mesa House Fire



At 12:22 pm on Sunday, Grand Junction fire units responded to reports of a house fire in the 200 block of Abraham Avenue.

When crews arrived at the home they found fire in a rear room of the house.

No people were inside at the time, but fire officials report a dog was killed in the fire.

Fire crews went inside the home and quickly extinguished the main fire, but continued to work clearing smoke from the home and extinguishing hot spots for over an hour.

A family of three is displaced from the home, which had extensive smoke damage and holes cut in the exterior of the home by crews.

The origin and cause of the fire are under investigation.

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