Information Release – Vehicle Accident

Posted on 03-04-2020 , by: PFPD , in , 0 Comments

Date:  April 3, 2020 

                 Information Release – Vehicle Accident

Pagosa Fire Protection District was called to respond to a vehicle accident on East Highway 160 near mile marker 154  at approx. 8:28 am on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. 

A witness called 911 to report a vehicle had struck a tree.

PFPD responded with two engines, one rescue truck, two chief vehicles, eight paid personnel and one volunteer.  Firefighters assessed the vehicle for leaking fluids and fire hazards.  One patient was transported by ambulance to local hospital facilities.

Fire crews were on scene for approx. one hour. Cause of the accident is currently under investigation by law enforcement.  There were no firefighter injuries to report.



Submitted by: Pagosa Fire Protection District Public Information Division

Approved:  Randy Larson, Fire Chief