On March 17th, 2012 Westminster Fire Department was called out to the 3761 W. 68th Ave. at the Lakeview Apartments on an explosion. Crews arrived to a explosion from a gas line with multiple injuries, and requested a MCI. Residents were evacuated, six injuries and three were transported to local hospitals. The explosion happen in a laundry room area with several apartments that were affected. American Red Cross was called for assistance.
Units on Scene:
Westminster: Battalion 1, Engine 1, Engine 2, Truck 2, Ambulance 2, Engine 3, Engine 4, Ambulance 4, Engine 5 & Truck 6
Southwest Adams County Fire Protection District: Paramedic 11 & Paramedic 12
Arvada Fire Protection District: Medic 51
Federal Heights Fire Department: Medic 44