Firefighters extinguish Peak 7 shed fire |

Firefighters extinguish Peak 7 shed fire

A photo of smoke rising from the structure fire Wednesday on Peak 7.
Courtesy Stefan de Vogel

UPDATE at 3:40 p.m.: The structure fire on Peak 7 has been put out, according to Red, White & Blue spokeswomen Amanda Seidler.

The fire broke out at about 2 p.m., and responders with Red, White & Blue and Summit Fire and EMS were able to bring the blaze under control within about 20 minutes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported.

Original Story: BRECKENRIDGE — The Red, White & Blue Fire Protection District is responding to a small structure fire on Peak 7, according to Chief Jim Keating. 

Keating said a 15-by-15-foot shed caught fire in the area, just off American Way, and fire crews are arriving on scene to douse the blaze. No injuries have been reported. Keating noted that while some of the ground brush around the structure has ignited, the area is largely clear of trees and the department isn’t currently worried about the fire spreading. 

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