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House damaged in fire over the weekend in Glenwood Springs

Ryan Summerlin
rsummerlin@postindependent.com

The Glenwood Springs Fire Department put out a house fire near 13th Street and Walz Avenue Saturday afternoon.

Initial indications were that the blaze started after residents put out a log from their fireplace near the house outside, said Glenwood Springs Fire Chief Gary Tillotson.

This was primarily an attic fire at the single-family home, and though the house will be repairable, the fire caused significant damage and burned off a portion of the roof.

Tillotson believes three of the residents were at the house at the time, but everyone made it out of the home without injuries.

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Those residents also had a place to stay, so service from the Red Cross wasn’t necessary in this case, said the fire chief.


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