Shortly before 9:30am, emergency personnel were dispatched to a business in the 1100 Block of Belford Avenue on a report of smoke in the building. The Grand Junction Fire Department responded to investigate and located a deceased person in the basement of the building. The Grand Junction Police Department is on scene investigating, and will work with GJFD on the investigation of this incident, including the cause and origin of the fire. There is no active fire at this time. Belford Avenue is closed between 11th Street and 12th Street. Information regarding the cause and manner of the person’s death, as well as the identity, will come from the Mesa County Coroner’s Office. More information will be shared as it becomes available.