No injuries reported after fire threatens multiple Fort Collins homes

Natalia Sperry

A bushfire at 624 Rene Drive was reported to Poudre Fire Authority at 4:37 p.m. on Friday, June 8, 2018. There were no injuries, and the fire was reported as being under control at 5:09 p.m., according to a Facebook post by PFA

According to the post from PFA, firefighters on PFA’s Engine 6 reported seeing the fire in the backyard about 50 feet from a home in a densely packed mobile home community. Additional PFA units responded and worked together to extinguish the fire. 

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While the cause of the fire is under investigation, according to Poudre Fire Authority, it is believed to have started outside. Vegetation mainly burned in an area closely surrounded by other homes.

In the post, PFA also identified PFA’s Customer Assistance Response Team, or CART, along with UCHealth emergency medical services and the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office as arriving on-scene to help people involved in the incident. 

This is a developing story. Stay with The Collegian for future updates.

Collegian News Editor Natalia Sperry can be reached at news@collegian.com or on Twitter @Natalia_Sperry