Lakewood South Miller Way Apartment Fire

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West Metro Apartment Fire On September 30th, 2022 at 23:53  West Metro Fire Rescue to a reported structure fire in the 900 block of S. Miller Way in Lakewood. Jeffcom advised of multiple callers with smoke from the 2nd floor. Engine 3 arrived to a small two-story multi-family apartment structure with a working fire and pulled a 1 3/4 line in …

Black Hills Natural Gas Fire Training

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Natural Gas Fire Training Crews from around El Paso County as well as the Pueblo County Sheriff Emergency Services Bureau (ESB) Fire Team attended a training put on by Black Hills Energy on September 30th, 2022. The training was held at Hanover Fire Department Station 1. Firefighters from Falcon Fire Protection District and Palmer Lake Fire Department were also at the …

Firefighter Chili Cook-Off 2022

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Firefighter Chili Cook-Off Denver Firefighters Local 858 hosted the 33rd annual Denver Firefighter Chili Cook-Off in McGregor Square in Lower Downtown Denver on September 30th, 2022. Firefighters from all over the front range competed against each other for the best firefighter chili in Colorado. For more information on upcoming events, check out the 5280Fire Calendar.

Westminster West 142nd Ave Rollover

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North Metro Rollover Around 10:15 on September 30th, 2022 North Metro Fire Rescue District Engine 64 and Medic 64 were dispatched to a accident with possible rollover on W. 142nd Ave. at Orchard Parkway in Westminster. Shortly after dispatch Westminster Fire Department Truck 6 was added for extrication with a report a vehicle overturned. Engine 64 with Medic 64 arrived …

Mass Casualty Training Incidents

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MCI Training During the week of September 24th, 2022 career firefighters from Boulder County and surrounding areas trained on Mass Casualty Incidents (MCIs). MCI skills were refreshed as well as new techniques taught. To end their session of training, these firefighters went through a scenario with the help of screaming and moulage victim actors. This scenario is one that the …

Denver Speer Blvd Rollover

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Denver Speer Blvd Rollover At 21:19 on September 29th, 2022 Denver Fire Department responded to a rollover accident at Speer Blvd. & N. Downing St. Crews arrived to a multi-vehicle accident and parties trapped and Truck 19 was added to the call. One patient was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.  Units on Scene: Chief 6, Engine 11, Truck …

Arvada West 64th Ave Apartment Fire

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Arvada Apartment Fire At 20:15 on September 28th, 2022 Arvada Fire Protection District and Fairmount Fire Protection District responded to a reported structure fire in the 10900 block of W. 64th Ave. Engine 56 arrived to a medium size three-story apartment building with smoke showing, pulled a line in for fire attack and search in the offensive strategy with Medic …

West Metro Wildland Training and Prescribed Burn

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Wildland Training & Prescribed Burn West Metro Fire Rescue conducted a wildland fire investigation training class and prescribed burn at Bear Creek Lake Park on September 28th, 2022. Firefighters set several small fires using various ignition sources so the class could investigate and try to determine cause and origin. The crews then conducted a prescribed burn southwest of Bear Creek …

Metro Dive Team Training

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Metro Dive Rescue Training The Metro Dive Rescue conducted joint rescue training at Bear Creek Lake Park in Lakewood on September 28th, 2022. In the morning, crews responded to a simulated boat accident on Big Soda Lake. Park Rangers rescued one person on the surface then dive teams searched for two other submerged subjects. After lunch, crews responded to the …

Rocky Mountain Rescue Open House 2022

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75th Anniversary Open House The Rocky Mountain Rescue Group celebrated their 75th anniversary with an open house at their station in Boulder on September 25th, 2022. The community was invited to meet with rescuers, tour the station, check out the apparatus and view several demonstrations. RMRG, founded in 1947, is one of the oldest and busiest rescue groups in the …

West Metro Family Fire Muster 2022

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Family Fire Muster 2022 On September 24th, 2022 West Metro Fire Rescue held its annual Family Fire Muster for the first time since the COVID-19 Pandemic. Citizens were invited to go to Station 10 and the Training Center for the Fire Muster. Demonstrations such as car fires, search and rescue canines, and structure fires were given during the Muster. The …

Colorado River Station 41 Open House 2022

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CRFR Community Open House On September 24th, 2022 the Colorado River Fire Rescue held their annual open house at Station 41, the first since the pandemic shutdown. The event started with a variety of activities to keep attendees engaged and entertained. Firefighters engaged in a tug of war with kids in attendance, with the tug-of-war starting with a straight rope …

South Metro Engine 23 Push-In Ceremony

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Engine 23 Push-In Ceremony South Metro Fire Rescue on and off-duty personnel gathered at Station 23 to “push-in” their brand-new fire engine on September 24th, 2022. Engine 23 is a 2022 Pierce Velocity with a 1500 gallon per minute pump and a 750-gallon water tank. It’s equipped with hundreds of feet of various diameter hoses, a compliment of hand tools, …

Thornton Ura Lane Apartment Fire

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Thornton Apartment Fire On September 24th, 2022 at 09:13 North Metro Fire Rescue District responded to Thornton Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in the 10200 block of Ura Lane in Thornton. Truck 62 arrived to a smoke showing from the 2nd floor and upgraded the alarm to a working fire. Truck 62 pulled horizontal standpipe pre-connect to the …

Alexis Hein-Nutz Memorial

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Alexis Hein-Nutz Procession On September 24th, 2022 a multi-agency law enforcement procession escorted the family of Weld County Deputy Sheriff Alexis Hein-Nutz to Foundations Church in Loveland for a private funeral service. The procession started at the Weld County Sheriffs Office in Greeley. Many people lined portions of the route to pay respects to Deputy Hein-Nutz and support her fellow …

Platteville Gilcrest Open House 2022

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Platteville Gilcrest Open House The Platteville-Gilcrest Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 1 in Gilcrest on September 24, 2022. The public was invited out to meet with firefighters, tour the station, check out the apparatus, enjoy lunch and learn about fire safety. The event included fire and EMS demonstrations, a smokehouse education trailer, hands only CPR, a …

Grand Junction Carter Lane Structure Fire

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Grand Junction Fatal Fire At 23:04 on September 21st, 2022 the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to the 2800 block of Carter Lane in the southeast part of the city for a residential structure fire. Callers reported a working assignment with fire from the roof. Engine 4 arrived first due to a single-story single-family dwelling with a working fire …

Aurora Light Rail Derailment

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Aurora Light Rail Derailment On September 21th, 2022 at approximately 15:44 Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to an RTD crash involving train derailment on the light rail tracks on E. Exposition Ave. and S. Sable Blvd. 24 people were evaluated by paramedics with only 3 reported non-life threatening injuries. Units on Scene: Chief 9, Battalion Chief 1, Battalion Chief 2, …

Louisville Colorado Tech Center Trash Truck Load Fire

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Louisville Trash Fire Just before 13:30 on September 21st, 2022 Boulder County Communications (1800) alerted Louisville Fire Protection District Engine 2703 of a trash truck with its contents on fire at CTC Blvd. and Boxelder St. in the Colorado Tech Center area of Louisville. The fire was directly across the street from Louisville Fire Station 3. Engine 2703 responded, and …

Strontia Springs Brush Fire

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Strontia Springs Brush Fire On September 21st, 2022 at 02:56 Jeffcom dispatched West Metro Fire Rescue Engine 15 and Brush 15 to a reported wildfire in Waterton Canyon near the Strontia Springs Dam. Engine 15 arrived to active fire burning on steep rugged slope and started fire attack with Brush 15. Battalion Chief 1 arrived and assumed command and requested the …