Large shed in city destroyed after controlled burn spreads

A Grand Junction Firefighter muscles a hose into the yard where a large garage burned at 522 28 1/4 Road Friday morning. Bill Jones, the renter on the property said he was burning elm seeds when he saw fire in the barn.  He thought the fire started maybe from a “spark into oily rags.” No one was hurt, but the barn sustained major damage.



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A Grand Junction Firefighter muscles a hose into the yard where a large garage burned at 522 28 1/4 Road Friday morning. Bill Jones, the renter on the property said he was burning elm seeds when he saw fire in the barn.  He thought the fire started maybe from a “spark into oily rags.” No one was hurt, but the barn sustained major damage.

A man who lives near a large shed that burned Friday morning in the 500 block of 28 1/4 Road near Elm Avenue was not injured after reporting the flames to emergency dispatchers. Bill Jones…




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