Tercero Townhouse on West Third Avenue rises from ashes

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Tercero Townhouse on West Third Avenue rises from ashes

Cause of deadly fire remains undetermined
Just over a year after a fire, Caroní Adams is ready to rent seven rebuilt units at the Tercero Townhouse in Durango. Adams had to wait six months before beginning to rebuild the apartments because of a hold placed on the property for the fire investigation.
The original sign for the Tercero Townhouse in Durango remains. It is one of the few items that escaped a June 2017 fire.
Rocks put in place by Caroní Adams’ father in 1978, when the Tercero Townhouse was built, show evidence of the June 2017 fire that destroyed the original building.
A fire destroyed the Tercero Townhouse on June 14, 2017. The exact cause remains undetermined.
The Tercero Townhouses have been rebuilt after a deadly fire last year killed Kevin Abeyta, 24. Firefighters say Abeyta saved a family of three from the flames.
The Tercero Townhouses have been rebuilt after a deadly fire last year killed Kevin Abeyta, 24. Firefighters say Abeyta saved a family of three from the flames. The original sign for the Tercero Townhouse in Durango remains. It is one of the few items that escaped the June 2017 fire.
Fire Protection District offers tips for escaping a home fire

Scot Davis, spokesman for the Durango Fire Protection District, offered several tips that maximize a person’s chances of safely escaping a home or apartment fire:
Have smoke alarms installed and regularly check their batteries.Have fire extinguishers anywhere a family cooks, eats or works – in kitchens, dining rooms and garages.Have a safe egress that is not blocked by clutter.Have primary and secondary egress routes established.Have practice evacuation drills with the family.Have a safe meeting place established so an accurate head count of who is safe can be established.Have a habit established of sleeping with bedroom doors closed to keep fire out of the bedroom if it breaks out at night.

Tercero Townhouse on West Third Avenue rises from ashes

Just over a year after a fire, Caroní Adams is ready to rent seven rebuilt units at the Tercero Townhouse in Durango. Adams had to wait six months before beginning to rebuild the apartments because of a hold placed on the property for the fire investigation.
The original sign for the Tercero Townhouse in Durango remains. It is one of the few items that escaped a June 2017 fire.
Rocks put in place by Caroní Adams’ father in 1978, when the Tercero Townhouse was built, show evidence of the June 2017 fire that destroyed the original building.
A fire destroyed the Tercero Townhouse on June 14, 2017. The exact cause remains undetermined.
The Tercero Townhouses have been rebuilt after a deadly fire last year killed Kevin Abeyta, 24. Firefighters say Abeyta saved a family of three from the flames.
The Tercero Townhouses have been rebuilt after a deadly fire last year killed Kevin Abeyta, 24. Firefighters say Abeyta saved a family of three from the flames. The original sign for the Tercero Townhouse in Durango remains. It is one of the few items that escaped the June 2017 fire.

Tercero Townhouse on West Third Avenue rises from ashes

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Tercero Townhouse on West Third Avenue rises from ashes

Durango Fire Protection District firefighters work on hot spots at the Tercero Townhouse in June 2017.

Tercero Townhouse on West Third Avenue rises from ashes

Caroní Adams said she learned it’s important to know the details of your insurance policy after rebuilding Tercero Townhouse on West Third Avenue.

Tercero Townhouse on West Third Avenue rises from ashes

To meet current code, a sprinkler system has been added to the Tercero Townhouse complex in the 2018 rebuild.
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