Arvada Vegetation Fire
On October 11th 2020 at 15:42 Arvada Fire Protection District was dispatched to a vegetation fire in the area of the Pioneer Sand & Gravel Center off Hwy. 93. Brush 58 arrived to the Pioneer property with a wind driven vegetation fire and started fire attack. Battalion 52 arrived and assumed command, and requested 2 additional engines in the area of Springs Mesa Park area for structure protection with fire burning at the fence lines of the homes. Crews arrived and set-up structure protection at W. 77th Dr. and Yule Ct. Truck 56 arrived in the area of 7700 Yankee Ct. with fire burning next to several houses and a fence, and secured their own water supply and set up for structure protection. Several homes in the neighborhood were evacuated as a precaution and crews worked the fire with 30 to 50 mph winds gusts. Because of the large size of the fire, additional resources and a strike team was requested including Westminster Fire Department, Golden Fire Department and South Metro Fire Rescue. Air Resources were unavailable due to high winds.
Unit on Scene:
Arvada: Chief 51, Battalion 51, Battalion 52, Brush 58, Engine 57, Truck 56, Medic 56, Rescue 52, Engine 53, Brush 53, Engine 55, Brush 57, Medic 51, Medic 52, PIO 51, PIO 52 & Bureau 54
Fairmount Fire Protection District: Engine 34 & Tender 31
Golden Gate Fire Protection District: Brush 82
West Metro Fire Rescue: District 1, Engine 5 & Brush 6