High winds fan embers from BBQ to start house fire

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

FRUITA, Colo. (KKCO) - Fire fighters say strong winds fanned embers from a BBQ and caught a Fruita home on fire late Monday night.

The Lower Valley Fire Protection District responded to the fire at 1549 14 1/2 Road at around 10:52pm.

When crews arrived on scene they found the siding of the house on fire and the homeowner trying to put the flames out with a garden hose.

The fire was contained to the outside siding and the garage of the home.

No one was injured.

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