Douglas County Airport Road Brush Fire

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Airport Road Brush Fire At 16:00 on August 31st, 2018, a second round of thunderstorms with frequent lightning rolled off the foothills into Douglas County.  Motorists on U.S. Highway 85 spotted a small brush fire west of the highway and south of Airport Road.  South Metro Fire Rescue first arriving Engine 40 spotted the fire, worked on recon to determine best …

Ridgegate Brush Fire

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Ridgegate Brush Fire Just after 14:00 on August 31st, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a brush fire south of Ridgegate Parkway about a half-mile west of the Stepping Stone Community. Although flames and smoke were visible from Ridgegate Parkway, crews had to off-road into the open space to access the fire. Safety 3 assumed command, requested a second …

Adams County Car Show 2018

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2nd Annual Car Show The 2nd Annual Adams County Local 2403 Professional Firefighters Car Show was held on August 18th, 2018 at the Pima Medical Institute (PMI) in Denver. Crowds came out to enjoy all types of cars, trucks, motorcycles, emergency units new and old including Adams County Fire Rescue, Adams County Sheriff,  Colorado State Patrol and more. All proceeds benefit CPFF …

Adams County East 144th Ave Fire

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North Metro Structure Fire Just after 23:06 on August 26th, 2018 Adcom dispatched out North Metro Fire Rescue District to a structure fire at E. 144th Ave. & Gaylord St. in the Wadley Farms subdivision. Adcom advised crews that 911 caller reporting flames through the roof, Battalion 61 enroute reporting smoke in the air and requested a major incident tone …

Colorado Springs Mapplewood Drive Fire

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Colorado Springs Structure Fire At approximately 19:10 on August 26th, 2018 the Colorado Springs Fire Department dispatched Engine 9 to the 400 block of Maplewood Dr. for a smoke investigation. While enroute dispatch updated Engine 9, reporting that dispatch was receiving multiple calls for an explosion at the same address and upgrade the incident to a working structure fire. Engine …

Arvada Apartment Fire

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Arvada Apartment Fire At 07:35 on August 26th, 2018 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a possible structure fire in the 8500 block of W. 54th Ave. Engine 51 arrived on scene to a 3-story apartment building, pulled a 45 load to the 2nd floor for search rescue and fire control. Battalion 51 arrived on scene and assumed command in the …

Westminster Tennyson Structure Fire

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Westminster Structure Fire At 06:45 on August 26th, 2018 Westminster Fire Department responded to a rekindle structure fire in the 8100 block of Tennyson St. with 911 caller reporting smoke showing from the structure. Engine 1 arrived to a small single family residential structure with light smoke. Battalion 1 arrived and assumed command, Engine 3 established a water supply to …

Lands End Lightning Strike

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Lands End Lightning Strike At approximately 16:40 on August 25th, 2018 Lands End Fire Protection District was dispatched to Highway 141 mile-marker 151 for a smoke check and possible lightning strike. Crews located the fire at the mile-marker 149 with a single tree that was hit and was on fire. Units on Scene: Engine 111 & Brush 111 BLM Fire: Engine …

Collbran Wildland Fire

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Collbran Wildland Fire At Approximately 12:46 on August 25th, 2018 Plateau Valley Fire Protection District was dispatched to a wildland fire west of 54313 Highway 330 in Collbran. Initial reports indicated smoke and flames in the area on the north and was quickly confirmed to be a working structure fire with vegetation involved. The call was re-paged as a working …

Avon Condo Fire

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Eagle River Condo Fire At approximately 11:30 Eagle River Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a structure fire on at the Beaver Bench Condominium Complex on West Beaver Creek Blvd. in Avon. On arrival, smoke and flames were visible from a ground floor unit on the back side of Building A. All residents and pets were safely evacuated …

Evergreen Health & Safety Day 2018

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Evergreen Health & Safety Day Evergreen Fire Rescue held their 20th Annual Health and Safety Day at Station 2 on August 25th, 2018. Hundreds of residents came out for pancakes, to meet with firefighters and learn valuable safety information.  The festivities included a bicycle safety course, fire truck rides, sidewalk CPR and fire demonstrations. A number of community partners including the …

Grand Junction Vehicle Fire

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Grand Junction Vehicle Fire At 01:55 on August 25th, 2018 Grand Junction Fire Department Engine 2 was dispatched to a working motor vehicle fire in the 700 block of Teller Ave. Engine 2 was in the area on other calls and was first on scene at 02:02. Engine 2 found a single dodge pick-up truck in the driveway fully involved. …

Littleton Chatfield Water Recovery

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Chatfield Water Recovery At 12:07 on August 24th 2018, Litteton Fire Rescue were dispatched to a submerged vehicle at the Chatfield State Park north boat ramp.  First arriving Engine 19 confirmed that the driver had safely escaped the water without injuries, as did one of his dogs.  Another dog did not make it out of the vehicle so the Dive Team sprung …

Centennial Dog Rescue

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Centennial Dog Rescue On August 21st, 2018 teamwork between Littleton Fire Rescue and South Metro Fire Rescue resulted in the successful rescue of Luna, an 8-year-old Jack Russell Terrier. 24 hours earlier on Monday, Engine 15 responded to assist with a dog possibly trapped under a deck. After the dog couldn’t be heard or seen, the crew left and was …

Thornton Lafayette Street Kitchen Fire

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Thornton Kitchen Fire At approximately 14:15 on August 20th, 2018 Thornton Fire Department Engine 74 was dispatched to a residential kitchen fire at 12955 Lafayette St.  Engine 74 arrived on scene to a 2-stoey multi-family apartment complex with nothing showing. Engine 74 was in the offensive strategy and pulled a 1 ¾ pre-connect for fire control / attack and search. …

Arvada Station 51 Open House

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Station 51 Open House Arvada Fire Protection District hosted an open house at Station 51 on August 19th, 2018. Kids of all ages enjoyed fire station and engine tours, free backpacks and school supplies, car seat checks, and ice cream. The backpack for kids is in honor of Russ Koeniger. Arvada Fire reminds all that school is back in session, …

Lake George Spaghetti Dinner 2018

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Lake George Spaghetti Dinner The Lake George Fire Protection District held their annual spaghetti dinner at Station 1 in Lake George on August 18th, 2018.  The community came out in force to meet with firefighters, enjoy dinner, and help the department with their annual fundraiser.  Reach Air Medical Services and the Ute Pass Regional Ambulance District also participated in the …

Wheat Ridge Festival & Parade 2018

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Wheat Ridge Festival & Parade Arvada Fire Protection District and West Metro Fire Rescue participated in the Wheat Ridge Parade, Festival and Fireworks. Arvada Engine 52 and Brush 58 were at the Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival Fireworks Event on stand by and deliver fire protection in Anderson Park. West Metro Honor Guard and Local 1309 also was in the parade with antique …