Denver West 1st Ave Fire

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Denver Structure Fire At 00:43 on August 31st, 2020 Denver Fire Department responded to a reported single-family structure fire at 3219 W. 1st Ave. in Barnum. Engine 20 arrived to a two-story side by side duplex with fire showing from the Charlie-Delta corner, and pulled a line in for fire attack. Chief 6 arrived and assumed command, and assigned Tower …

Sable Altura Training Day

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Sable Altura Training Day Sable Altura Fire Rescue hosted vehicle extrication training at Station 41 on August 30th, 2020. Firefighters from Sable Altura, Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue, and Byers Fire Protection District took turns honing their extrication and stabilization techniques in the morning. After lunch, a mock mass casualty accident was set up behind the station and featured volunteers with make-up …

Wheat Ridge West 34th Drive Fire

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West Metro House Fire At 17:32 on August 29th, 2020 West Metro Fire Rescue and Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a reported residential structure fire in the 9800 block of W. 34th Dr. in Wheat Ridge. JeffCom advised RP reporting flames in the home. Engine 17 arrived to a single-family structure with a working fire on the Alpha side …

Arvada Jay Street Garage Fire

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Arvada Garage Fire At 12:52 on August 29th, 2020 Arvada Fire Protection District and West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported structure fire in the 7000 block of Jay St. Truck 54 arrived to a small single-family residents with smoke showing from the garage, and pulled attack line in for fire control. Battalion 51 arrived and took command on …

Denver Haz-Mat Rollover Simulator

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Haz-Mat Rollover Simulator Denver Fire Department held an officially acknowledge of the receipt of the $150,000 rail-car trainer (Haz-Mat Rollover Simulator) at Station 39 on August 28th, 2020. The rollover simulator was recently awarded through the FY2017 Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) Residual Funds Grant program, which is managed by the Denver Office of Emergency Management. The rail-car setup allows …

Brendan Unitt Memorial

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Brendan Unitt Memorial On August 28th, 2020 hundreds of first responders, including firefighters, paramedics, police officers, rangers, sheriff’s deputies, state troopers and tow truck operators, from Colorado and Wyoming turned out for the memorial procession for Larimer County Natural Resources Ranger Brendan Unitt. The lengthy procession wound its way through Fort Collins and Timnath before heading to a private service …

Arvada West 74th Way Structure Fire

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Arvada House Fire At 04:49 on August 26th, 2020 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a reported grass fire in the 9700 block of W. 74th Way in the Club Crest neighborhood. Engine 53 arrived to find a two-story residential with heavy fire showing from the Charlie side. The alarm was upgraded to full structure response. Engine 53 secured their …

Westminster Barn Fire

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Westminster Barn Fire Around 17:00 on August 24th, 2020 Westminster Fire Department with auto-aid from North Metro Fire Rescue District responded to a possible barn on fire with a field fire in the area of W. 144th Ave. & Huron St. Engine 6 arrived to a small barn fully involved and a field fire spreading, established their own water supply …

Pleasant View Training

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Pleasant View Training Pleasant View Fire Department conducted training at 311 10th St. in downtown Golden. The building was purchased from Miller-Coors by the city of Golden, and is set to be demolished in the coming months. Golden Fire Department provided district coverage to Pleasant View Fire which allowed the on-duty crew to participate in training as well. Firefighters worked …

Centennial South Fraser Street Garage Fire

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South Metro Garage Fire On August 21st, 2020 at approximately 13:15 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported structure fire at The Orchards at Cherry Creek Park Apartments, 6000 S. Fraser St. in Centennial. Units arrived on scene and found smoke showing from a garage used by the complex’s maintenance staff. Firefighters were able to quickly put out …

Pine Gulch Fire

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Pine Gulch Fire The Pine Gulch Fire was reported on July 31st, 2020 at approximately 17:15 and is located in Mesa and Garfield Counties, approximately 18 miles north of Grand Junction. The fire has burned 124, 934 acres as of August 21st, 2020, and 17% contained. The fire is the second largest fire in Colorado history, the Hayman Fire in …

Grizzly Creek Fire

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Grizzly Creek Fire The Grizzly Creek Fire was reported on August 10th, 2020 at approximately 13:30 in the Hanging Lakes area of Glenwood Canyon. The fire has burned 29,992 acres as of August 21st, 2020 and at 11% containment. Additional information provided by InciWeb (Incident Information System), more information: InciWeb – Grizzly Creek Fire.

Pueblo Euclid Ave Structure Fire

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Pueblo Structure Fire At 17:45 on August 17th, 2020 Pueblo Fire Department was dispatched to the 700 block of Euclid Ave. on a reported structure fire. A neighbor had reported a dumpster fire in the alley that was spreading to the structure next to it. Engine 33 arrived on scene and sized up a working fire on the Charlie-Delta corner …

Williams Fork Fire

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Williams Fork Fire On August 14th, 2020 Hot Sulphur Springs / Parshall Fire Protection District was paged to the area of County Rd. 3 & County Rd. 30 with 911 caller reporting heavy flames near a pump house along County Rd. 30 on the Williams Fork river in Grand County. Engine 290 arrived with Engine 293 and reported heavy smoke …

Lake George Spaghetti Dinner 2020

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No Spaghetti / Spaghetti Dinner Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lake George Fire Protection District cancelled one of their biggest fundraisers of the year, their annual spaghetti dinner. Instead, the department offered carryout hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks at Station 1 on August 15, 2020. The proceeds from the event, which also included an online auction, will be …

Teller County Open House 2020

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Teller County Open House The Teller County Sheriff’s Office held their 8th annual open house in the 100 block of Midland Ave. in Woodland Park on August 15th, 2020. The community came out in force to meet with first responders, check out the tools of their trade, learn valuable safety information and enjoy lunch fresh of the grill. The Divide …

Pueblo West Garbage Truck Fire

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Pueblo West Garbage Truck Fire Around 15:15 on August 13th, 2020 Pueblo West Fire Department was dispatched to the area of Hwy. 50 & Purcell Blvd. on reports of a garbage truck with flames shooting from the top. The truck was northbound on Purcell Blvd. and had not stopped and was not yet aware of the fire. Crews finally caught …