Denver Trash Fire
On June 27th, 2022 at approximately 17:30 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a trash fire at the Waste Management South Metro Transfer Facility at 2400 W. Union Ave. in Englewood. Crews arrived on scene and found a large trash fire that also involved two small structures. Firefighters and Waste Management staff were on scene for hours dousing the blaze, sifting through trash with heavy machinery and conducting overall. One employee was treated at the scene and one firefighter was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Units on Scene: Chief 7, Chief 3, Chief 4, Ops 2, Engine 7, Engine 10, Tower 15, Engine 16, Truck 16, Engine 21, Engine 22, Tower 22, Engine 23, Tower 23, Engine 25, Engine 26, Engine 28, Truck 28, Engine 30, Engine 36, Engine 37, Truck 38 & Rescue 1
Special Call: Air/Light, Logistics, AST01 (Drone) & Arson