Merino Grass Fire

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Merino Grass Fire At 12:25 on May 8th, 2022 Merino Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched with Hillrose-Snyder Volunteer Fire Department to a grass fire in the 200 block of Logan County Road 15.5 that was reported as growing rapidly with structures threatened. Merino Fire requested mutual-aid from Sterling Fire Protection District for a grass unit as well as Aero Applicators …

West Douglas County Mother’s Day Fundraiser

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Mother’s Day Fundraiser The West Douglas County Fire Protection District and O’Briens Cafe held a fundraising event at the restaurant in Sedalia on May 8th, 2022. Funds collected during the Mother’s Day breakfast, raffle and plant sale benefit the West Douglas Fire Association. WDFPD had a number of apparatus on display out front for residents to look at. Extra donations …

Cherry Creek State Park Water Recovery

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South Metro Water Recovery On May 7th, 2022 at approximately 18:45 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a water rescue near the west boat ramp in Cherry Creek State Park. A 29 year old man, who was tubing behind a boat, went under and failed to surface. Authorities believe the man was not wearing a life vest. After about …

Colorado Firefighter Calendar Tryouts 2023

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Colorado Firefighter Calendar Tryouts After a two year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Colorado Firefighter Calendar tryouts returned to the Mile High city with a vengeance. The tryouts for the 2023 calendar were held at Asterisk Denver on May 7th, 2022. Firefighters from around the state competed for a covet spot in the annual beefcake style calendar. Net proceeds from …

Arvada Auto X 2022

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Arvada Auto X The Arvada Auto-X (Extrication Workshop 2022) was held from May 5th, 6th and 7th, 2022 at the Arvada Fire Protection District Training Center. Auto X is represented by students from 34 fire agencies throughout Colorado and two from Wyoming. In addition to course work inside, firefighters rotate through nine pits outside, each of them representing a different …

Pueblo County Overton Road Fire

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Pueblo County Overton Road Fire On May 7th, 2022 at 15:00 Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services Bureau (ESB) was dispatched to the 3300 block of Overton Rd. on a reported grass fire. Original callers reported a fire in the area that was growing in the due to the gusty winds. As reports came in one caller reported the fire …

Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memorial 2022

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Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memorial The Colorado Fallen Firefighters Foundation Remembrance Ceremony returned after two years on May 7th, 2022. The ceremony was inside the Lakewood Cultural Center 470 S. Allison Pkwy and the last part was held outside at the Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Belmar Park honoring the 166 names on the wall. This year the ceremony added 16 names …

AirLife Memorial EMS Muster 2022

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AirLife Memorial EMS Muster The annual AirLife Memorial Run/Walk and EMS Celebration was held May 7th, 2022 at Hudson Gardens & Event Center in Littleton, benefiting the Friends of AirLife. The event included a 5k/10k, 5k walk and the kids fun run, a EMS, fire and police muster with emergency vehicles on display, and numerous activities including the EMS Volleyball …

Grand Junction Detached Garage Fire

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Detached Garage Fire At 16:51 on May 6th, 2022 Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched for reports of a residential structure fire in the 2700 block of Unaweep Ave. in Orchard Mesa. Engine 4 was first-in and sized up a detached garage in the back with a working fire and several exposures. The fire spread to a nearby house, threatened …

South Metro East Fair Place Vegetation Fire

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South Metro Vegetation Fire On May 6th, 2022 at approximately 13:20 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported utility pole problem in the open space behind 19794 E. Fair Place. The call was quickly changed to a vegetation fire after several citizens reported that grass was on fire around the base of the utility pole. Dispatch advised responding …

Colorado Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony 2022

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Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony The annual Colorado Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony was held on May 6th, 2022 the Colorado State Patrol Academy at the Camp George west campus in Golden. 342 names are on the memorial. More information or to donate please visit: Colorado Law Enforcement Memorial 17 names were added to the memorial this year: Gordon Beesley (Arvada Police …

Clifton Candlewood Trailer Park Fire

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Clifton Trailer Park Fire At 16:49 on May 3rd, 2022 Clifton Fire Protection District was dispatched to a reported shed fire in Candlewood Trailer Park, 424 32 Rd. Callers reported a shed on fire in the yard extending into the house with flames 4-to-5 inches off the trailer. A deputy with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene and …

Stadium Medical Hiring Open House

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Hiring Open House On May 3rd, 2022 Stadium Medical held an “It’s a Party” open house at their (OHQ) headquarters, 695 Canosa Court in Denver. EMS professionals were on hand to provide information about working with Stadium Medical as EMT’s and Medics and what they do first hand. Guests enjoyed great food, games and prizes. Stadium Medical was founded in …

Denver Ensenada Street Garage Fire

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Denver Garage Fire On May 3rd, 2022 Denver Fire Department responded to a well-involved garage fire in the 3900 block of Ensenada St. in Green Valley Ranch. Crews were able to get ahead of the fire & limited the damage to the interior of the home. No injuries were reported & Denver Fire investigators are working to determine the cause. …

Arvada Annual Awards Ceremony 2021

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Annual Awards Ceremony Arvada Fire Protection District held their annual Awards Ceremony for the year 2021 on May 2nd, 2022 at the Ralston Valley High School. The event was first time hosting an in-person awards ceremony in 28 months. The ceremony featured the Arvada Fire Honor Guard, Pipe and Drum band, a bell ceremony, and the following awards: Firefighter of …

Warren Tech Arson Investigation 2022

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Annual Arson Investigation The annual Arson Investigation burn, overseen by Heather Keaton, Principal of Warren Tech, was held on May 2nd, 2022 which brought students from the Warren Tech Fire Science, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, and the Building Trades to all combine on what they have learned over the course of the year about building construction, firefighting, 911 operations center, …

Pueblo West Hwy 50 Brush Fire

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Pueblo West Brush Fire On May 1st, 2022 around 20:45 Pueblo West Fire Department was dispatched to mile marker 311 on Hwy. 50 W. Callers reported that off the highway a small brush fire had started. Due to the gusty winds the fire quickly spread through the dry brush and was highly visible to anyone in the area. An off …

Hotchkiss Wildfire Awareness Open House

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Hotchkiss Open House On May 1st, 2022 residents and firefighters of the Hotchkiss Fire Protection District, also known as the Delta County Fire Protection District # 4, gathered at the Redlands Mesa fire station outside of Hotchkiss for the community wildfire awareness open house. The district opened the doors on the recently expanded fire station and debuted two new engines …