Fruita fire in family home

By: Alicia Gentile Email
By: Alicia Gentile Email

FRUITA, Colo. (KKCO) Firefighters are called to a home in Fruita after a fire breaks out in a bedroom.

Around 4:23 p.m. the Lower Valley Fire Department and Fruita Police responded to a house fire. On scene fire officials discovered smoke and flames coming from a bedroom in the rear of the home.

Firefighters were able control the blaze and it did not spread out of the bedroom. Fire officials say the family and pets inside the home made it out safely.

"There was a number of dogs, they all got out and I saw a mother a son for sure and they went to a friend's house," said Gene Holder of the Lower Valley Fire Department.

The home sustained smoke and fire damage and the Red Cross was called to the scene. The fire is under investigation.


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