Front Range Fire Consortium Hell Night

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FRFC Hell Night On May 31st 2019 the Front Range Fire Consortium’s (frontrangefireconsortium.org) recruit academy Class 19-01 participated in their “Hell Night” at the Boulder County Regional Fire Training Centers (bcrftc.org) Boulder facility. Recruits were divided up into 8 companies that ran “calls” nearly non-stop from 7 a.m. until 2 a.m. the next morning. The days training was designed to represent …

Denver Fire Station 39 Dedication

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Station 39 Dedication Denver Fire Department opened the new Station 39 9150 E. 50th Ave. on May 31st, 2019 in Northfield with a Grand Opening Ceremony. Guest speakers included Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, Executive Director of Safety Troy Riggs, Denver Fire Chief Eric Tade, Councilman Chris Herndon, District 8 Representatives from Denver Public Schools & Representatives from Denver Urban Renewal Authority.  This …

Denver Grant Street Apartment Fire

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Denver Apartment Fire Just before midnight on May 30th, 2019 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a multi-family structure fire in the 1500 block of N. Grant St. in North Capital Hill. Crews arrived to 5-story apartment building and Engine 1 secured their own water supply at 15th St. & Colfax Ave. No other information is available or released. Units on …

Centennial Garage Fire

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South Metro Garage Fire At 17:43 on May 30th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed residential structure fire at 6054 S. Fairfax Court in Centennial.  The 911 caller reported smoke coming from the eaves and a roof vent after recent welding had been done in the home.  First arriving Engine 14 found a small 2-story single-family dwelling with light …

Highlands Ranch Kitchen Fire

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South Metro Kitchen Fire On May 29th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed multi-family structure fire at 3855 Canyon Ranch Rd. in Highlands Ranch. The 911 caller reported a kitchen fire with flames several feet tall.  With nothing showing from the 2-story condo on arrival Engine 33 began investigation with a water can while Engine 17 positioned near a …

Longmont Station 3 Open House 2019

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Station 3 Open House Longmont Fire Department held their annual open house on May 25th, 2019 at Station 3 1000 Pace St. The community came out to learn about fire safety, hands on CPR from UCHealth, view the fire equipment, with Stop-The-Bleed information from Longmont United Hospital. Station 3 serves as the Longmont Fire Department wildland station. In addition to the …

Grand County EMS Open House

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EMS Open House Grand County EMS celebrated National EMS Week with an open house at Station 1 in Granby on May 25th, 2019.   The community came out in force to meet with their EMS professionals, tour the apparatus and enjoy a free lunch.  Established in January 1970, Grand County EMS is a state of the art ALS pre-hospital provider. The …

Denver Hell Night Class 19-01

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Class 19-01 Hell Night The Denver Fire Department held the annual Hell Night for the latest class of recruits “Class 2019-01” on May 21st, 2019 at the Denver Fire Training Center. The 27 new recruits trained by responding to back to back mock scenarios through the day and into the earlier morning the next day including structure fires, building fires, car fires, …

Aurora Officers Promotion Ceremony

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Officers Promotion Ceremony Aurora Fire Rescue Officers Promotion Ceremony Spring 2019 was held on May 17th, 2019 at the Aurora Municipal Building. The ceremony was for the recently promoted lieutenants and captains including Captain Brandon Sauder, Captain Chris Stufft, Captain Doug Whiting, Lieutenant Ryan Goosley, Lieutenant Jason Haley, Lieutenant Jacob Herblan, Lieutenant Donald Holsworth,, Lieutenant Robert Hulse, Lieutenant Patrick Taylor and Lieutenant …

Arvada Yarrow Street Structure Fire

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Arvada Structure Fire At approximately 21:24 on May 18th, 2019 Arvada Fire Protection District was dispatched by Jeffcom to an odor / heat investigation in the area of W. 82nd Ave. and Yarrow St. Engine 55 arrived first on scene and found smoke at a residence, and upgraded to a full structure fire response. Engine 55 pulled an 1 3/4 …

North Metro New Engines Ceremony

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Dedication & Open House On May 18th, 2019 North Metro Fire Rescue District hosted a new engines ceremony and open house at Station 61 in Broomfield. The public learned about this history and traditions of fire departments. Water was transferred from “old” Engine 67 to “new” Engine 67. “Old” Engine 67 was then released and put in reserve status. Engine …

Pueblo Safety Jam 2019

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Pueblo Safety Jam The Annual AMR Pueblo Safety Jam was held in Pueblo City Park on May 18th, 2019, and a free festival with a many booths providing safety information including Flight for Life and CareConnect and more. Free bike helmets with bicycles and skateboards as prizes, hands on CPR and former Denver Broncos Randy Gradishar, Steve Foley, and Steve …

Federal Heights Pancake Breakfast 2019

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Pancake Breakfast Federal Heights Fire Department hosted the annual free pancake breakfast at their station on May 18th, 2019. Young children were treated to free face painting, an opportunity to use a fire hose, and practice crawling through a simulated burning house. Federal Heights Police Department K9 “Taz” was also at the event performing demonstrations and photo opportunities. Taz only has …

Front Range Fire Consortium Confined Space & Rope Rescue Training

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Confined Space & Rope Rescue A day of training with the Front Range Fire Consortium’s (frontrangefireconsortium.org) recruit academy class 2019-01. On May 16th 2019 Class 19-01 trained in confined space and rope rescue at the Boulder County Regional Fire Training Centers (bcrftc.org) Boulder facility. The Front Range Fire Consortium (FRFC) is made up of 10 member departments- Boulder Fire-Rescue Department, …

Hanover Community Breakfast 2019

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Hanover Community Breakfast Hanover Fire Department held their monthly community breakfast at their main station early mothers day morning on May 12th, 2019. Hanover offered a large menu to choose from. Anything from a breakfast burrito to a stack of pancakes. Everybody had a great time connecting with the Hanover firefighters that serve their community