Grand Junction Weed Fire

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Grand Junction Weed Fire At approximately 20:50 on July 4th, 2020 Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched on a full structure compliment to the intersection of Broadway & W. Mayfield Dr. for fence on fire next to a structure. Battalion 1 and Truck 1 were first-in with a weed fire along the corner of the intersection separated from the structure …

Arapahoe County Cherokee Trail Brush Fire

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Cherokee Trail Brush Fire Just before sunset on July 4th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue & Aurora Fire Rescue responded to a brush fire at the corner of Cherokee Trail and Chambers Way in Arapahoe County. When crews arrived, they found thick vegetation burning behind an apartment building. Because of difficult ground access for hose lines, an aerial ladder was …

Grand Junction Unaweep Ave Structure Fire

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Grand Junction Structure Fire At Approximately 19:25 on July 4th, 2020 Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatch with a full structure compliment for a commercial structure fire at 2691 Unaweep Avenue for a fire in the downstairs apartment. RP reporting male starting a fire in the living room. Truck 1 was first-in reporting a two story, multi family structure with …

Bennett Oil Tank Fire

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Bennett Oil Tank Fire Around 13:40 on July 4th, 2020 Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue responded along with Sable Altura Fire Rescue, Aurora Fire Rescue, South Metro Fire Rescue & MetCom to a oil tank fire near E. Quincy Ave. & S. Manilla Rd. in rural Arapahoe County. Crews arrived to four oil tanks on fire, and started foam operations. The fire was …

Chatridge 2 Hot Spot Fires

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Chatridge 2 Hot Spot Fires On the afternoon of July 4th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a small bush on fire in the Chatridge 2 burn scar, while simultaneously investigating several reports of smoke west of Wadsworth between Waterton and Deer Creek Canyons. To assist in the search for hot spots, Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control Multi …

North Central Rubbish Fire

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North Central Rubbish Fire On July 4th, 2020 at 10:45 North Central Fire Protection District responded to a possible residential structure fire about five miles from the station.  A local resident reported smoke coming from a home in the valley west of the Emerald Trail neighborhood. Firefighters located a rubbish fire at 21378 Way of Joy. A homeowner, making improvements …

North Central July 4th Parade

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North Central July 4th Parade The North Central Fire Protection District in Elbert County held their annual Independence Day Parade on July 4th, 2020. Firefighters, family members and friends wound their way through the Emerald Trail neighborhood to wish residents a Happy Independence Day! A community barbeque was held at a nearby park after the parade. Elbert County Sheriff also …

Metzger Farm Open Space Vegetation Fire

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Westminster Vegetation Fire On July 4th, 2020 Westminster Fire Department & North Metro Fire Rescue District responded to the vegetation fire in the Open Space at W. 120th Ave. & Lowell Blvd. Crews arrived to the Historic Metzger Farm with structures threatened from fire showing from the open space. Units made a stop before any structure was damaged. Engine 66 …