Palisade Train Car Fire

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Palisade Train Fire At 21:38 on May 3rd, 2023 the Grand Junction Regional Communication Center dispatched the Palisade Fire Department to the area of Front Street directly across from the Palisade Cemetery westbound train that was reportedly on fire. Multiple callers reported active flames coming from one of the train’s cars. Union Pacific initially advised that a response was not …

South Metro E470 Rollover with Extrication

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Parker Rollover Extrication On May 3rd, 2023 at approximately 13:00 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported rollover accident on southbound E470 just south of Parker Rd. Engine 42 arrived on scene and found that a pickup truck towing a trailer flipped over onto its side and came to rest at the top of a fairly steep embankment. …

Pueblo County CSEPP Exercise 2023

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Pueblo Community CSEPP Exercise The annual Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program exercise was held on May 3, 2023 at the Runyon Sports Complex. The annual exercise is designed to test the community’s repose to an emergency chemical event. This year, crews responded to a simulated tanker crash near I-25 and E. D St.. The tanker was carrying a hazardous material …