Information Release: Vehicle Accident

Posted on 08-07-2019 , by: PFPD , in , 0 Comments

Date:  July 6, 2019

Information Release – Vehicle Accident


Pagosa Fire Protection District was called to respond to a vehicle accident on Pagosa Street at approx. 7:19 pm on Saturday, July 06, 2019.


A witness called 911 to report a vehicle had veered off Lewis Street, gone down an embankment and had stuck the northwest corner of the Pagosa Springs Middle School.


PFPD responded with two engines, four paid personnel and four volunteers.  Firefighters assessed the vehicle for leaking fluids and fire hazards.  Crews remained on scene until vehicle was pulled clear of the building to determine structural stability.


Cause of the accident is currently under investigation by law enforcement.  There were no civilian or firefighter injuries to report.


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Submitted by: Pagosa Fire Protection District Public Information Division

Approved:  Karn Macht, Deputy Fire Chief