Cheyenne Fire Rescue responds to structure fire
On Jan. 12, Cheyenne Fire Rescue firefighters were dispatched at 11:22 a.m. to a structure fire at the 2900 block of East 12th Street. When firefighters arrived, they found a first floor room and apartment full of flames and heavy smoke. The fire was put out in less than 25 minutes. No injuries were reported but the Red Cross of Wyoming is assisting one adult who was displaced by the fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Cheyenne Fire Rescue released this press release on Jan. 13:
“Cheyenne Fire Rescue firefighters made quick work of a structure fire in a three story multi-unit apartment complex in the 2900 block of East 12th Street Sunday morning.
Firefighters from Cheyenne Fire Rescue were dispatched at 11:22 a.m. and arrived about six minutes later. Upon arrival firefighters found a first floor room and apartment with flames and heavy smoke; they worked quickly to make sure the fire didn’t spread. The fire was extinguished in less than 25 minutes. Firefighters remained on scene until 2:18 p.m. assisting with the investigation.
The apartment complex was evacuated when firefighters arrived on scene. No injuries were reported, but three occupants were evaluated.
One cat was located and found in good condition.
There is no estimated dollar amount damage at this time.
Other agencies providing assistance were American Medical Response, Cheyenne Police Department, Black Hills Energy, and Preferred Management.”