Attic Fire Displaces Residents
KREX News Room
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- The Grand Junction Fire and Police Department responded to a house engulfed in flames around 9:10 p.m. Sunday.
Around 21 firefighters responded to a house near 29 Road and F Road, located at 618 1/2 W. Indian Creek Drive.
Fire officials say the fire started in the attic and spread to all the bedrooms on the upper level of the house.
Officials say two people and a dog were home when the fire started, but they we're able to get out of the house unharmed.
Authorities say the house was in bad condition, and if five more minutes would have passed by, the house could have completely burned down.
They had to rip out all the ceilings in the upstairs bedrooms and attic.
Officials say the residents will be displaced.
Authorities do not know what caused the fire or estimated damage costs.
NewsChannel 5 will update this story as new details become available.