Fire displaces four families in Fountain
Last updated 12/23/2020 at 10:39am
EARLY MORNING FIRE:
The Fountain Fire Department was dispatched at 2:13 a.m. this morning to a multi-family apartment building structure fire at 420 Royalty Place. The initial dispatch reported that numerous occupants were trapped and unable to get out of the building.
The initial dispatch including mutual aid partners from Fort Carson, Security, and Hanover, was for five engines, two ladder trucks, two ambulances, and three battalion chiefs.
Fountain firefighters arrived on scene to find heavy flames coming from one side of the complex and was able to rescue all occupants. There was one minor injury to an occupant. Four families were, unfortunately, displaced because of this fire.