[UPDATE 3:22 p.m.] Fire in Rio Dell

A fire burns

A fire burns in Rio Dell in the 200 block of Monument. [Photo by Lindsay Todd]

At approximately 2:30 p.m., a fire was reported in the 200 block of Monument in Rio Dell. The first reports indicate that someone may be trapped. Power lines are down which poses a hazard to firefighters.

UPDATE 2:42 p.m.: “There is possibly a person still inside,” reports the Incident Commander. Though it does sound as if the fire is being knocked down.

UPDATE 2:48 p.m.: “The fire has been knocked down. We’re going to make primary entry and do a search,” reports the new Incident Commander.

UPDATE 3:22 p.m.: “No victim found,” reports the Incident Commander.



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