Denver High Raise Apartment Fire

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High Raise Apartment Fire At 21:32 on September 29th, 2018 Denver Fire Department responded to a reported high rise apartment fire on the 9th floor in the 300 block of W. Ellsworth Ave. Rescue 11 arrived to a high rise multi-family 9-story building with nothing showing, Engine 11 arrived and hooked up to the standpipe and stretched a line to …

Arapahoe County Duplex Fire

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Arapahoe County Duplex Fire Around 4:00 on September 30th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a residential structure fire in the 5800 block of South Lansing Way in Arapahoe County. Neighbors reported flames and smoke coming from a vacant home.  Engine 31, Medic 31 and Tower 32 arrived at the same time and found heavy smoke showing from the Charlie Side of …

Highlands Ranch Cheese Ranch Brush Fire

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Cheese Ranch Park Brush Fire Around 15:00 on September 29, 2018 Littleton Fire Rescue and South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a small vegetation fire at Cheese Ranch Park in Highlands Ranch.  First arriving Engine 17 found a creeping fire in the grass, brush and trees with structures threatened.  Engine 17 began fire attack with hand tools while Brush 18 accessed the trail …

Longmont Station 4 Open House 2018

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Station 4 Open House Longmont Fire Department hosted an open house at Station 4 on September 29th, 2018, the community came out to meet with the firefighters, view the fire engine and medic, bike safety information and fire extinguisher demonstrations. Longmont Police Department Citizens Volunteer Patrol (CVP) was also on hand with safety information.

Tri-Lakes Monument Station 1 Open House 2018

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Station 1 Open House The Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District held their annual open house at Station 1 in Monument on September 29th, 2018. The community came out to tour the fire engines, meet with firefighters, enjoy a free lunch prepared by the Pikes Peak Firefighters Association’s Fire Rehab unit. UC Health and El Paso / Teller County 911 also …

Leadville/Lake County Fire Station Open House

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Fire Station Open House Leadville/Lake County Fire Rescue held their annual open house for Fire Prevention Week at the Fire Station 1 in Leadville on September 29th, 2018. The department invited the community to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, learn safety tips and enjoy pulled pork sandwiches for lunch.  The American Red Cross, Lake County Sheriff, Leadville Police Department and …

Arvada Safety Fair 2018

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Arvada Safety Fair 2018 Arvada Fire Protection District held their annual Safety Fair at the Training Center 6651 Indiana St. on September 29th, 2018 that brought out the community of all ages to enjoy lots of activities and fun including tours of the fire equipment, meeting firefighters and first responders, Flight for Life landing, Cheezo with internet and cell phone …

David Haight Memorial

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David Haight Memorial David Haight was honored on September 27th, 2018 at A Celebration of David’s Life at the Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church in Conifer. David passed away at age 44 on September 20th, 2018 after a 21 month battle with liver cancer, born in New Jersey on May 31st, 1974. David was with the Elk Creek Fire …

Matthew Scheel Memorial

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Matthew Scheel Memorial Matthew Scheel was honored on September 25th, 2018 at The Barn at Evergreen Memorial Park. Matthew passed away on September 19th, 2018 from a cerebral aneurysm in Conifer. Matt was born April 4, 1968 in Grand Junction, graduated in 1987 from Evergreen High School and earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design – School of Architecture and Planning degree …

Fort Morgan Structure Fire

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Fort Morgan Structure Fire Around 14:30 on September 11th, 2018 Fort Morgan Volunteer Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire on Echo Rd. off County Rd. 16. Crews arrived on scene to a fully involved garage on fire extending into other structures including the house and sheds. Wiggins Rural Fire Protection District was requested for mutual-aid.

Loveland Haystack Fire

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Loveland Haystack Fire At approximately 22:45 on September 25th, 2018 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority was dispatched to a haystack fire in the 700 block of South Larimer County Rd. 9E. Upon arrival Battalion 1 took command and reported a stack of approximately 50 round bales on fire, and since the fire wasn’t in the field, the response from station 1 …

Arvada Vehicle Fire

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Arvada Vehicle Fire At 10:22 on September 25th, 2018 Jeffcom dispatched out Arvada Fire Protection District to a vehicle fire at the North Arvada Middle School 7285 Pierce St. Truck 54 enroute advised dispatch that heavy smoke was in air at W. 68th Ave & Pierce St. and requested to start an engine to the scene. Battalion 51 arrived to a fully …

Grand Junction 26½ Road Rollover

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Grand Junction Rollover At approximately 17:58 Grand Junction Fire Department Engine 3 and Ambulance 3 were dispatched to a vehicle rollover at 26 ½ Road and H Road on September 24th, 2018. Update indicated a two vehicle MVA, one of which had rolled. Information was limited to responding units and it was unknown if there were injuries or entrapment. Engine …

Officer Yuri Thomas Funeral

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Officer Yuri Thomas Funeral A celebration service of Yuri’s life was held on September 24th, 2018 at REZ.Church 6502 E. Crossroads Blvd. in Loveland. Yuri O. Thomas, age 32 of Johnstown, Colorado went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, September 17th, 2018. Yuri was born on February 3, 1986 in St. Vincent. He came to …

Denver Tower 23 Water Main Break

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Denver Water Main Break About 06:15 on September 23rd, 2018 Denver Fire Department dispatched Tower 23 for a water problem in the area of W. Arkansas Ave. & S. Zuni St. Tower 23 arrived to a water main break at W. Louisiana Ave. & S. Zuni St. Tower 23 was investigating and drove over the area of the water break, and with …

Loveland Smoke Investigation

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Loveland Smoke Investigation At approximately 23:20 on September 22nd, 2018 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority was dispatched to an outside smoke investigation. While en route the call was upgraded to a 1st alarm because of the report of a smoke plume. Upon arrival Engine 3 found no signs of smoke, and Command subsequently reduced responding units to non-emergent. Upon finding some …

West Metro Family Fire Muster 2018

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West Metro Family Fire Muster West Metro Fire Rescue hosted the 24th annual Family Fire Muster on September 22nd, 2018 at the Training Center and Station 10 in Lakewood. The community came out to enjoy food and live fire demonstrations. junior firefighter challenge, teddy bear clinic, fire truck and ambulance tours, fire Station 10 tours and the training center tours, meet …

Aurora MCI Training

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Aurora Mass Casualty Training Aurora Fire Rescue conducted mass casualty incident training at the former Mrachek Middle School (1955 S. Telluride St.) from September 17th through October 1st 2018. 5280Fire.com went along for the ride on September 20th.  After a little classroom refresher training firefighters and Falck Rocky Mountain responded to a truck that ran off the road into a …