Lakewood Water Rescue

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Lakewood Water Rescue At 18:41 on July 20th, 2019 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a report of a possible body in the water at W. 12th Ave. & Miller St. The area experience a flash food through the Lakewood Gulch which went over its banks after the area experience a heavy storm, which also caused W. 10th Ave. & Kipling …

Pueblo I-25 Brush Fire

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Pueblo I-25 Brush Fire In the afternoon on July 20th, 2019 a large brush fire was reported close to I-25 at mile marker 116 by the El Paso County / Pueblo County line. Mandatory evacuations were sent out to the Rancho Colorado and the Bocha Chica Heights area. The wind shifts pushed the fire towards the Villa Conceits, and air …

Chatfield Grass Fire

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Chatfield Grass Fire At 12:31 on July 20th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a report of smoke in the area of Hwy. 85 and Brandon Dr. in unincorporated Douglas County.  As crews drove the area checking, a second 911 caller reported flames in the grass west of Pioneer Landscaping along the railroad tracks. The incident was upgraded to …

Kiowa Open House

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Kiowa Open House The Kiowa Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 221 in Kiowa on July 20th, 2019.  The Department opened their doors to show of their new two-story addition to the public.  The new addition contains sleeping quarters, a day room, kitchen and training room.  Community groups will also be allowed to use the training room …

Louisville Station 2 Grand Re-Opening

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Station 2 Grand Re-Opening Louisville Fire Protection District held a grand re-opening at Station 2 895 W. Via Appia Way on July 20th, 2019. The community came out to celebrate the re-opening of the newly remodeled station with the hose uncoupling, fire engine displays, station tours, meeting the firefighters and the gym dedication in memory of Louisville Fire Department firefighter Dillon …

Victor Pancake Breakfast 2019

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Victor Pancake Breakfast The Victor Volunteer Fire Department held their annual pancake breakfasts on July 20th and July 21st, 2019, part of the town’s annual Gold Rush Days weekend celebration. The community came out to view the fire engines, meet with the firefighters, and enjoy breakfast, which serves as a fundraiser for the department.

Elizabeth Pancake Breakfast

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Elizabeth Pancake Breakfast Elizabeth Fire Rescue held a pancake breakfast at Station 271 in Elizabeth on July 20th, 2019.  The community spent part of their Saturday morning meeting with firefighters, checking out the apparatus and enjoying a nice pancake breakfast. Proceeds benefit the Elizabeth Firefighters Community Foundation.

Glen Haven Pancake Breakfast 2019

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Glen Haven Pancake Breakfast Glen Haven Area Volunteer Fire Department held their annual pancake breakfast at Station 1 on July 20th, 2019.  The community came out to support local firefighters and enjoy pancakes, scrambled eges, sausage and refreshments with the annual silent auction and bake sale. This event is a major source of income for the department. The community of …