GRFD responds to early morning structure fire

At approximately 3:53 a.m. Friday morning, May 5, Sweetwater Combined Communications was notified of a structure fire on E 4th South Street.

Green River Fire Department Units were dispatched at 3:54 a.m. and were on scene at 4 a.m.  

Upon arrival there was heavy smoke coming from the structure. Green River Police Department officers notified neighbors of the incident while Castle Rock Ambulance was on standby at the scene to back fire crews in case of injury. 

Fire crews entered the structure and were able to quickly extinguish the fire. The crews conducted overhaul operations and checked for any extension. There were three engines and approximately 18 firefighters on scene. Crews were on scene until approximately 7:20 a.m.

There were no injuries involved with this incident. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

Green River Fire Department would like to thank GRPD, Castle Rock Ambulance, and Sweetwater Combined Communications for their assistance.


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