GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Heavy smoke and large flames filled the night sky as a fire destroys one side of a duplex.
The fire was reported just before 4 a.m. in the 400 block of 22nd Street Friday morning.
Flames were visible when crews arrived on scene, and there was a lot of smoke.
The Grand Junction Police Department evacuated four nearby apartments as crews put out the flames.
A woman was inside the duplex when the fire started. She woke up to the smell of smoke and was able to get out and call 911.
The side of the duplex where the fire started is severely damaged, the other side, which was unoccupied, has smoke damage. No word on what started the fire.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.