Date: May 7, 2020
Information Release –Structure Fire
On May 6, 2020 at approx. 6:22 p.m. an active structure fire was reported on County Road 500 near mile marker 8.
Upon arrival, the first due engine completed a scene size up noting a large metal structure (non-residential) with smoke and flame showing from the roof area. First arriving units established a transitional fire attack, then converted to an interior attack as additional resources arrived on scene. Fire was contained to the area surrounding the point of origin.
PFPD responded with one engine, three tenders, two chief cars, one fire marshal vehicle, eight paid staff members, and seven volunteers. Mutual aid from the Archuleta County Sheriff’s Department and PSMC ambulance staged on scene.
PFPD was on scene for approx. two hours.
The structure was at the time of the fire. 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