Fire engulfs home near Gypsum, none injured

29th June, 2016 by

By Randy Wyrick

GYPSUM — An early morning fire Wednesday consumed an unoccupied home 13 miles south of Gypsum.The call came in about 6:30 a.m. when passersby saw smoke and flames coming from the unoccupied house, 13 miles up Gypsum Creek Road. Because there’s no cellular service in that area, the reporting party drove to a nearby residence and called 911, according to the Eagle County Sheriff’s office.The residence is a complete loss. However, firefighters prevented damage to two nearby structures and kept the fire from spreading to the surrounding wildland area.No injuries were reported.The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, Gypsum Fire Protection District, …

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