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Structure fire near Grand Lake claims 2 dogs, causes significant damage

GRAND LAKE — A structure fire that broke out Friday afternoon near Grand Lake claimed the lives of two dogs, according to local officials.

A single cabin inside AspenLeaf Lodge off U.S. Highway 34 caught fire at around 4:15 p.m. Grand Lake Fire responded to the scene and requested back up from Grand Fire.

Nobody was in the cabin at the time of the fire, but two dogs in the cabin died from smoke inhalation, according to officials.

There was a significant amount of damage from the blaze and the structure is probably a loss, according to Lt. Dan Mayer, spokesperson for the Grand County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire, but believe it started in the laundry room of the cabin. Mayer said at this time police do not believe the fire was intentional.

Grand Lake Fire received the call from prospective buyers of AspenLeaf Lodge, who were on scene, when they saw smoke coming out of the cabin.


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