South Metro Gun Club Grass Fire

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South Metro Grass Fire

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At 12:06 on October 5th, 2020, firefighters from South Metro Fire Rescue, Aurora Fire Rescue, Sable Altura Fire Rescue and Buckley Fire & Emergency Services were dispatched to a grass fire at the Denver Arapahoe Disposal Site Landfill, 3500 S. Gun Club Rd. Firefighters arrived on scene and found a grass fire about the size of a football field and two water trucks from a nearby business trying to put it out. Additionally the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Team, who were training near by, responded to the scene with two brush trucks. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly and spent about an hour on scene mopping up hot spots. South Metro Engine 23 had initially been dispatched to the area for a problem with power lines passing through the same field.

Units on Scene:

South Metro: Battalion Chief 4, Battalion Chief 5, Safety 18, Med 1, Engine 22, Engine 23, Engine 47, Medic 23, Brush Engine 41, Brush 33, Brush 47 & PIO10

Arapahoe County Sheriff Wildland Fire Team: Brush 2 & Brush 3

Arapahoe County Sheriff

Units cancelled enroute:

South Metro:  Brush 22, Brush 41, Brush Engine 39 & ReHab 12

MetCom: IDT11

Aurora: Brush 13

Buckley AFB: Tender 8

Sable Altura: 401 & Brush Engine 41

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

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