Colorado Springs Vehicle vs Tree

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Colorado Springs Vehicle vs Tree At approximately 16:00 on October 31, 2018 Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center dispatched Colorado Springs Fire Department Engine 1 and Squad 8 to a reported motor vehicle collision on E Platte Ave, west of N Logan Ave. While en route Engine 1 had read the call notes and requested that a Working Trapped assignment be filled out, …

Littleton Coal Mine Ave Structure Fire

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JeffCo Structure Fire At 19:44 on October 30th, 2018 Littleton Fire Rescue Engine 13 and Engine 19 were dispatched to a fire alarm activation at 8160 W. Coal Mine Ave. in Jefferson County.  The large, newly constructed building is currently unoccupied and there were no visible signs of smoke or fire when Engine 13 arrived. After investigating the interior heavy black smoke …

Centennial Trash Truck Fire

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Centennial Trash Truck Fire Around 14:30 on October 30th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a garbage truck fire in front of 6228 S. Troy Circle in Centennial.  Heavy smoke and flames were visible from the cargo area when crews arrived and full natural gas tanks on top of the vehicle were threatened.  The street was immediately closed and the load …

South Adams / Adams County Joint Haz-Mat Training

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Haz-Mat Training South Adams County Fire Department & Adams County Fire Rescue conducted a joint training on Haz-Mat Technician Operations on October 29th, 2018 at South Adams County Station 25. These operations consisted of drilling and offloading a tanker truck as well as grounding and bonding.  Crews Involved: Battalion Chief 21, Engine 27, Engine 13, Training 11, Haz-Mat 3 & …

Brighton Truck or Treat

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Brighton Truck or Treat Brighton Fire Rescue District members decorated pumpkins and members of the community judged which pumpkins they liked the most at the annual Harvest Festival in Downtown Brighton on October 27th, 2018. The community came dressed up in family friendly costumes and were able walk up and down the street collecting candy and treats at the Trick …

Golden Chief Bales Retirement

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Chief Bales Retirement Golden Fire Department Fire Chief John Bales officially retired on October 11th, 2018, with 50 years in the fire service. Chief Bales was honored in a retirement celebration on October 20th, 2018 in Thornton. Chief Bales was born into the fire service, his father Maurice “Bud” Bales, became the fire chief of the Wichita Fire Reserves in …

Littleton Latonka Road House Fire

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Littleton House Fire At 14:38 on October 27th, 2018 Littleton Fire Rescue and South Metro Fire Rescue were dispatched to a reported structure fire at 3830 W. Latonka Rd. in Littleton.  The RP reported a bathroom outlet on fire and smoke still visible after using an extinguisher.  While companies were still en-route, the RP reported smoke showing from the side …

Lone Tree Plane Crash

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Lone Tree Plane Crash At 07:35 on October 26th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue and Littleton Fire Rescue were dispatched to an Air Alert 3 Aircraft Crash at 9800 Meridian Blvd.  Witnesses on the 3rd floor the building watched a small plane go down in the field just south of Lincoln Avenue and Havana Street.  First arriving PIO30 reported the …

Littleton Nevada Street Apartment Fire

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Littleton Apartment Fire At 22:53 on October 23rd, 2018 Littleton Fire Rescue and South Metro Fire Rescue responded to an apartment fire in the 58oo block of S. Nevada St. in Littleton.  911 callers reported flames and smoke coming from the 3rd floor and roof.  First due Engine and Medic 11 deployed a 1.75” line to the charlie side for transitional attack and …

Loveland & Berthoud Gas Cooling Training

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Gas Cooling Training On October 23rd, 2018 firefighters from Loveland Fire Rescue Authority and Berthoud Fire Protection District participated in gas cooling evolutions at the Loveland Fire Training Center. Training included classroom, observing fire and smoke behavior in a small scale model, and live fire training in Loveland’s ‘T-cell’ prop that is made up of 2 40’ shipping containers set …

Loveland Odor Investigation

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Johnstown Odor Investigation At approximately 21:02 on October 22nd, 2018 Loveland Emergency Communications Center (LECC) dispatched Loveland Fire Rescue Authority Battalion 1, Engine 6, and Ladder 6 to the 5200 block of Ronald Reagan Blvd. in Johnstown on the report of a gas odor in a commercial building. Upon arrival Engine 6 took command and made entry to the building to …

Thornton St. Paul Circle House Fire

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Fatal Working House Fire At 18:42 on October 22nd, 2018 Thornton Fire Department with assistance from North Metro Fire Rescue District responded to a reported residential structure fire in the 11800 block of St. Paul Circle. Thornton Communications Center advised that a possible party was still inside the structure. Engine 73 arrived on scene to a small single family residential with …

Aurora 3rd Alarm Apartment Fire

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Third Alarm Apartment Fire At 18:22 on October 21st, 2018 Aurora 911 Emergency Communications dispatched out Aurora Fire Rescue to a reported apartment complex on fire at the Courtyards at Buckley Apartments in the 2100 block of S. Rifle Way. Engine 9 arrived on scene to active fire on the Charlie side, pulled a line in for fire attack and established …

Estes Valley Station Open House 2018

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Estes Valley Station Open House Estes Valley Fire Protection District held their annual open house and pancake breakfast at Station 1 in Estes Park on October 21st, 2018. The community came out and enjoyed pancakes, meeting with the firefighters, fire engine displays, kids maze obstacle course, ladder truck demonstration, extrication demonstration, cooking fire safety, and educational stations about home inspections and …

Berthoud Residential Structure Fire

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Berthoud Residential Structure Fire At 19:18 on October 20th, 2018 Loveland Emergency Communications Center (LECC) dispatched Berthoud Fire Protection District with auto-aide from Loveland Fire Rescue Authority to a residential structure fire at the 4700 block of Karen Ct in Berthoud. Engine 2 arrived on scene to a small single story residential with half the structure fully involved, defensive fire conditions and request a …

Elbert Station 233 Grand Opening

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Station 233 Grand Opening Elbert Fire Protection District held a grand opening for Station 233 on October 20th, 2018.  Community members were invited out to tour the station, meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy lunch.  The new station, located at 702 County Rd. 98, will help cover the western side of the district.   The station currently houses …

Frederick-Firestone Fire Station 3 Open House 2018

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Station 3 Open House Frederick-Firestone Fire District held a community open house at Station 3 6800 Tilbury Ave. in Firestone on October 20th, 2018. The community came out to meet with the first responders, firefighter obstacle course, firefighter gear try-on, explore the fire engine and ambulance, paramedic medical response demonstration, CPR information, tour the fire station, and learn about the equipment used …