Several displaced after multi-unit house fire in Clifton

Several displaced after house fire
Several displaced after house fire(KKCO)
Published: Aug. 25, 2021 at 9:06 PM MDT|Updated: Aug. 26, 2021 at 11:59 AM MDT
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - A multi-unit house fire in Clifton displaced 12 people last night, six adults and six children. On Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. the Clifton Fire Department was called out to the 500 block of Pauline St. to respond to a multi-unit house fire.

CFD arrived on scene with one fire engine and one ladder truck to help contain the fire. Upon arrival CFD observed the unit was fully engulfed and heavy smoke was emitting from the structure.

By the time CFD arrived on scene, all residents had already evacuated.

No injuries were reported, but one individual was treated on site for minor smoke inhalation.

The fire was put out by 9:30 p.m. CFD says it was an accidental fire and they are still investigating the cause.

The Red Cross is currently assisting the 12 residents who were displaced.

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