Fire at Liftview Condominiums in Avon
Several agencies are responding to a structure fire at Liftview Condominiums in Avon. Nearly 30 firefighters from Eagle River Fire Protection District, Greater Eagle Fire Protection District and Vail Fire and Emergency Services are working to contain the blaze. Additionally Avon Police Department, Eagle County Sherriff's Office, Colorado State Patrol, Avon Transit, Eagle County Paramedic Services, and Vail Public Safety Communications Center are on scene.
The fire started at 1:48 a.m and is concentrated in the center of the D building. The cause of the fire is currently unknown and Avon Police and Eagle River Fire are currently investigating the source of the fire. There are no reported injuries at this time. Millies Lane has restricted access.
All of the D building is currently evacuated, including residents of approximately 30 condominiums.
The Town of Avon and Salvation Army will be working on accommodating those dislodged families overnight.
Avon Transit has a bus on scene to keep those impacted or displaced by the fire warm. The Salvation Army is on scene with warm beverages and food.
The Town of Avon and the Avon Police Department sincerely thank all of those responding agencies who have been collaborating on this major event.