Colorado Springs South 8th Street Commercial Fire

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Colorado Springs Commercial Fire At 20:00 on May 31st, 2020 Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center dispatched Colorado Springs Fire Department to a commercial structure fire at the Walmart, 707 S. 8th St. On arrival units found that the building had been evacuated and nothing showing. Upon entry crews smelled smoke and suspected the fire was extinguished by automatic sprinklers and …

Highland Ranch Condominium Fire

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South Metro Condominium Fire On May 31st, 2020 at 12:39 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a condominium fire at 8438 Thunder Ridge Way in the Highlands Ranch Metro District. The 911 caller told dispatchers a fire extinguisher had been used and the fire was still spreading. When crews arrived, they confirmed that a fire was burning in a second-floor …

South Metro Boat Recovery

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South Metro Boat Recovery South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a boat recovery in Cherry Creek State Park at approximately 16:35 on May 30th, 2020. Park staff reported that a boat started taking on water in the marina and sunk before the owner could get it to the boat ramp. South Metro Dive Rescue was able to assist with …

Westminster Highway 36 RV Fire

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Westminster RV Fire Around 16:00 on May 30th, 2020 Westminster Fire Department responded to an RV on fire on eastbound Hwy. 36 near W. 80th Ave. Crews arrived on scene to a fully engulfed RV and second vehicle and requested a additional engine for a water supply. Hwy. 36 was shutdown to a single lane while crews worked to extinguish the …

Loveland Residential Attic Fire

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Loveland Attic Fire On May 30th, 2020 just before 18:00 Loveland Emergency Communications Center (LECC) dispatched Loveland Fire Rescue Authority & Thompson Valley EMS to a residential structure fire at W. 43rd St. & Wilson Ave. in northwest Loveland. The occupants of the home made it out safely. The fire was located in the attic of the house. Lightning is believed to …

Sylvan Dale Ranch Wildland Fire

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Larimer County Wildland Fire On May 30th, 2020 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority worked a small wildland west of the Sylvan Dale Ranch near the Big Thompson Canyon. Crews contained the fire to a half-acre the burned in heavy timber just west of Sultzer Gulch in the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest. Crews had to hike up about a mile and a 650′ …

Aurora South Waco Street House Fire

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Aurora Residential Structure Fire On May 29th, 2020 at approximately 17:15 Aurora 911 Emergency Communications dispatched Aurora Fire Rescue to a reported structure fire at 3585 S. Waco St. The first responding unit found smoke coming from the roof and quickly went to work extinguishing the blaze. Units were on scene approximately an hour checking for extension and ventilating the …

Arapahoe County 2nd Alarm Brush Fire

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2nd Alarm Brush Fire On May 29th, 2020 at 13:23 MetCom dispatched Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue along with the I-70 corridor to a large brush fire at County Rd.  137 (Kiowa-Bennett Rd.) & E. Quincy Ave. (County Rd. 30) in eastern Arapahoe County. Battalion 91 arrived to several fire burning with the first one about 4 acres burning west of Quincy …

Grand Junction 26 Road Brush Fires

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Grand Junction Brush Fires On May 28th, 2020 Grand Junction Fire Department responded to multiple reports of spot fires near 26 Rd. & F 3/4 Rd. As units entered the area additional reports filled the communications center for additional fires north on 26 Rd. Additional resources were requested from Mesa County Sheriff Wildland, Clifton Fire Protection District and Lower Valley …

Adams County 2nd Alarm School Fire

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Adams County School Fire On May 27th, 2020 at 07:46 Adams County Fire Rescue & North Metro Fire Rescue District responded to a possible commercial building fire at at 660 W. 70th Ave. at the Valley View K-8 school. Several 911 callers reporting smoke coming from the building. Battalion Chief 11 arrived on scene to a large school building with visible …

East Orchard Mesa Brush Fire

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East Orchard Mesa Brush Fire Just before 11:00 on May 25th, 2020 East Orchard Mesa Fire Protection District was dispatched for a brush fire in the area of 3630 E. 1/4 Rd. The fire started as a controlled burn but jumped the road and gained stronger fuels. The fire was accidental and lasted just under 3 hours. Units on Scene: Chief …

Grand Junction Parkview Drive House Fire

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Grand Junction House Fire At 22:24 on May 24th, 2020 Grand Junction Regional Communication Center dispatched Grand Junction Fire Department to a reported residential structure fire in the 200 block of E. Parkview Dr. Initial dispatch reports indicated that heavy flames and smoke was coming from the home and residents were attempting to put out the flames with a garden …

Longmont Porch Fire

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Longmont Porch Fire On May 24th, 2020 Longmont Emergency Communication Center (LECC) dispatched Longmont Fire Department responded on a report of a back porch on fire. The porch sustained damage but luckily very little damage was done to the outside of the house itself. No other information is available at this time. Units on Scene: Battalion 2162, Engine 2103, Medic …

Federal Heights Erine Rodrigues Retirement Ceremony

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Rodrigues Retirement Ceremony Federal Heights Fire Department honored Captain Ernie Rodrigues after over 40 years in the fire service on May 20th, 2020 with a retirement ceremony, and a procession with crews and family that lined up in front of Station 41 with apparatus from other departments including Adams County Fire Rescue, Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District, North Metro Fire Rescue …

Mesa County Water Rescue

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Mesa County Water Rescue On May 19th, 2020 at approximately 15:30 Grand Junction Regional Communication Center alerted Clifton Fire Protection District with the aid of Central Orchard Mesa Fire Department and Grand Junction Fire Department to a river rescue on the Colorado River near Corn Lake. Boat 5 was put in at the Redlands Parkway boat launch to start upriver …

Arvada Balsam Street Structure Fire

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Arvada Structure Fire At 04:04 on May 11th, 2020 Arvada Fire Protection District & West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported residential structure fire in the 5400 block of Balsam St. Engine 51 arrived to a single-story structure with a working fire from the exterior of the Charlie side, pulled a 1 3/4 line in for fire attack and …

Strasburg 1-70 Tractor-Trailer MVA & Fire

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Strasburg MVA At 03:09 on May 9th, 2020 Strasburg Fire Protection District & Byers Fire Protection District was dispatched to a reported commercial carrier fire on eastbound I-70 & mile marker 311. Engine 81 arrived and sized-up a loaded tractor-trailer that had crashed through a large section of guardrail before rolling into the median and catching on fire. No placards were visible …