Date: October 15, 2019
Incident Response Information Sheet – Structure Fire on October 11, 2019 UPDATE
Pagosa Fire Protection District fire investigators have been on-scene at Cool Pines Drive since October 11, 2019 investigating the events surrounding the reported explosion and resulting structure fire.
Investigators from Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control along with members of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are assisting due to the complexity of the incident.
Fire investigations involve hundreds of hours of research, thousands of photos and weeks of re-creation to piece in missing information to determine origin and potential cause.
Fire origin and cause determination will be released to the public after a thorough investigation has been completed. Results could take several months to be complied and released.
Additional updates will be released as information becomes available.
Submitted by: Pagosa Fire Protection District Public Information Division
Approved: Randy Larson, Fire Chief