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 …