Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Rosevale Fire investigation

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo -The Mesa County Fire Marshal is working with the Grand Junction Fire Department to determine the cause and origin of the Rosevale Fire.

The Division of Fire Prevention and Control is assisting with mapping the fire and taking aerial photographs.  

Crews are still assessing the damage from the fire.  Multiple structures have burned, including at least one home.

Determining the cause and origin of the fire will take time.  The first reports of flames came into Grand Junction Regional Communication Center at 7:27 p.m. Monday.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information from the public about how and where this fire started. 

Anyone with information, video or photographs related to the start of the fire is asked to contact the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office at Fireinfo@MesaCounty.us or call us at (970) 244-3919. 

Monday night 363 homes were successfully evacuated through the emergency notification system. By following those evacuation recommendations we have no reported injuries at the time of this release.
Citizens wanting to receive evacuation notifications on their cell phones can register through the emergency notification system.