Broomfield Briarwood Drive Structure Fire

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North Metro Structure Fire At 12:43 on February 29th, 2020 North Metro Fire Rescue District responded to a structure fire in the 13300 block of Briarwood Dr. in Broomfield. Broomfield Public Safety Communications Center advised units enroute that Broomfield Police officers on scene reporting flames in the back of the house. Engine 61 arrived to a two-story small residential with fire …

Donald Stratton Procession

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Donald Stratton Procession Hundreds of firefighters, law enforcement officers, and citizens lined highway overpasses and interstate off ramps during the procession on February 29th, 2020 for World War II Veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor Donald Stratton as it made its from Rocky Mountain Calvary Church in Colorado Springs to his final resting place in Red Cloud, Nebraska. Stratton, who was …

Grand County Ice Rescue Training

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Ice Rescue Training During the evening of February 28th, 2020 and morning of February 29th, 2020 Grand Fire Protection District # 1 held an ice rescue training course offering first responders the opportunity to receive an Ice Rescue Specialist Certification. This training attracted members from East Grand Fire Protection District and Kremmling Fire Protection District, as well as several firefighters …

Westminster Sheridan Blvd Vehicle Into Building

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Vehicle Into Building On February 28th, 2020 at approximately 10:00 Westminster Fire Department was alerted to a vehicle into a building at 8120 Sheridan Blvd. Crews arrived to a one vehicle into a building with one patient needing extrication, and transported emergent to a local hospital with unknown injuries. No other information is available at this time. Units on Scene: …

Arvada Pierce Street Apartment Fire

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Arvada Apartment Fire At 19:02 on February 27th, 2020 Arvada Fire Protection District with auto-aid from West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire in the 5900 block of Pierce St. Battalion 52 arrived to a three-story apartment building with working fire in the offensive strategy and in command. Engine 51 arrived and established their own water supply, pulled a line in …

Colorado Springs North Power Blvd Trapped MVA

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Colorado Springs MVA At approximately 16:35 on February 23rd, 2020 Colorado Springs Fire Department & Cimarron Hills Fire Department were jointly dispatched to a traffic accident at N. Powers Blvd. at Palmer Park Blvd. Crews arrived to a 4 vehicle with trapped parties. Once en route, dispatch advised a party was possibly trapped and another patient was unconscious. Ladder 1331 then …

Aurora Polar Plunge 2020

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Polar Plunge 2020 The 2020 Aurora Polar Plunge and 5K was held at Aurora Reservoir on February 22nd, 2020.  Hundreds of locals braved the frigid temperatures in order to take the Plunge. Proceeds from the event benefit Special Olympics Colorado.  The crews of Aurora Fire Rescue Ladder 5 and Engine 10 were on hand to oversee the Plunge and keep …

Arvada Dover Street Structure Fire

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Arvada Deck Fire At 12:34 on February 22nd, 2020 Arvada Fire Protection District with auto-aid from West Metro Fire Rescue responded to possible structure fire in the 5300 block of Dover St. Engine 51 arrived to a working deck fire on the Charlie side, and started fire attack with Medic 51, and Rescue 52 arrived and started primary search. Battalion 52 arrived …

Aurora East Louisiana Drive Gas Leak

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Aurora Gas Leak At approximately 11:45 on February 21st, 2020 Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to a hazardous materials incident outside a multi-family residence at 15065 E. Louisiana Drive.  Firefighters arrived on scene and determined a contractor working in one of the driveways dug into an underground gas line.  Firefighters set up two hose lines, evacuated the neighboring buildings, and secured the …

Adams County Animal Rescue

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Adams County Animal Rescue At 18:51 on February 21st, 2020 Adams County Fire Rescue responded to a animal rescue at 6250 Federal Blvd. at the Mobile Gardens. Engine 12 arrived and rescued a puppy that got his head stuck in a unplugged electric fireplace flue in a mobile home. Firefighters took the back of the fireplace out, and with the …

Loveland Dove Creek Court House Fire

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Loveland House Fire At approximately 15:13 on February 21st, 2020 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority was dispatched to the 2000 block of Dove Creek Court in Loveland on the report of a fire in a multi-family structure. Engine 42 arrived to a 2-story multi-family structure with smoke showing from the garage assumed command and conducted a 360. Engine 42 pulled a …

Castle Pines MVA Tech Rescue

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South Metro MVA Tech Rescue At 14:32 on February 21st, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue & Castle Rock Fire Rescue responded to a MVA with possible extrication at the Cielo at Castle Pines, 485 W. Happy Canyon Rd.  Engine 39 arrived to a single-vehicle teetering on the edge of an embankment and started the investigation. Crews reported that the 2 …

Evergeen North Turkey Creek House Fire

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Evergreen 2nd Alarm House Fire At 09:54 on February 20th, 2020 JeffCom alerted Evergreen Fire Rescue to a structure fire in the 7500 block of Gartner Rd. in the North Turkey Creek area. Crews arrived to a fully involved three-story walk out basement residential with heavy fire showing from the Alpha-Bravo sides and started defensive strategy. The fire was upgraded to …

Commerce City East 88th Ave Fire

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South Adams Landfill Fire At 15:37 on February 20th, 2020 South Adams County Fire Department responded to a possible outside fire near E. 88th Ave. & Tower Rd. Truck 28 advised that smoke showing from the station and Bureau 23 had visible flames from E. 96th Ave. & Tower Rd. and the call was upgraded to a working structure fire. …

Clifton Chimney Fire

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Clifton Chimney Fire At approximately 12:00 on February 20th, 2020 the Clifton Fire Protection District was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire in the area 3400 F ¾ Rd. Engine 21 and Truck 21 enroute requested an additional engine from Palisade Fire Protection District due to the proximity to the Town of Palisade and water supply. Engine 21 arrived …

Dan Moran Memorial

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Dan Moran Memorial The community, family, friends and fellow first responders honored West Metro Fire Rescue Firefighter/Paramedic Dan Moran on February 17th, 2020. Nearly a thousand people attended the memorial service at the church with many more lined up along the procession route from Station 13 in Ken Caryl to the Red Rocks Church in Arvada. Moran passed away on …