Information Release-Structure Fire

Posted on 12-05-2021 , by: PFPD , in , 0 Comments

Date: May 11, 2021
Information Release –Structure Fire
On May 10, 2021 at approx. 12:28 p.m. a report of smoke inside a building was reported in the 100 block Talisman Drive. The notification was received through the 911 system managed by Archuleta County Combined Dispatch center.
Upon arrival, the first due engine completed a scene size up noting a single-story commercial building with smoke showing inside the building. Engine crew used a thermal imaging camera to detect any heat source inside the walls. Firefighters extended their search into the interior crawlspace to check for fire extension.
PFPD responded with two engines, two chief cars, one fire marshal vehicle, ten paid staff members, and three volunteers. Mutual aid from the Pagosa Springs Police Department, Colorado State Patrol and one PSMC ambulance staged on scene. Mutual aid response from Upper Pine Fire & Rescue was requested and then stood down once the fire was controlled.
PFPD was on scene for approx. 1.5 hours.
There are no firefighter or civilian injuries to report. The origin and cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.
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Submitted by: Pagosa Fire Protection District Public Information Division
Approved: Randy Larson, Fire Chief

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