Denver 2nd Alarm Apartment Fire

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2nd Alarm Apartment Fire Around 05:36 on August 18th, 2019 Denver Fire Department responded to a apartment fire at 9085 E. Mississippi Ave. at the Tava Water Apartments. Crews arrived to heavy fire that ran through the attic, but was stopped with aggressive firefighting by all companies on scene. No injuries reported.  Units on Scene: 1st Alarm: Chief 3, Chief 4, …

Aurora 3rd Alarm Adriatic Drive Apartment Fire

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3rd Alarm Apartment Fire At 22:22 on August 17th, 2019 Aurora Fire Rescue responded a structure fire at 17090 E. Adriatic Dr. Aurora 911 Emergency Communications advised multi 911 callers reporting an explosion with a bush on fire extending to the structure, and Aurora Police Department arrived and reported a fully-involved apartment fire. Battalion 2 arrived on scene to a 3-story multi-family …

Elbert Sheriff Safety Fair 2019

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Elbert Sheriff Safety Fair The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office held their annual safety fair at the Walmart in Elizabeth on August 17th, 2019. The community was invited out to meet with first responders, check out the tools of their trade, and learn a lot of valuable safety information. AirLife Denver, Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Colorado State Patrol, Denver Police Department, …

Aurora East 42nd Ave Rollover

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Aurora Rollover Extrication At 22:37 on August 16th, 2019 Aurora Fire Rescue responded to a rollover at E. 42nd Ave. & Gun Club Rd. Aurora 911 Emergency Communications advised that the vehicle went off the end of the road, and rolled down a 15 foot drop with one party trapped. Battalion 1 requested the heavy rescue and a second medic to the scene. …

Deer Creek Canyon Park Fire

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Deer Creek Canyon Park Fire Around 4:30 on August 15th, 2019 Inter-Canyon Fire Protection District responded to a possible wildland fire next to Station 4 off Grizzle Dr. & Rattlesnake Gulch Trail in Jefferson County. Crews arrived to a wind driven wildland interface fire burning in heavy fuels in rough terrain with about 10 to 15 foot flames. The fire …

EMILY Remote Controlled Rescue

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EMILY Remote Controlled Rescue Denver Fire Department received their new high speed rescue robot called E.M.I.L.Y. (Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard), made by Hydronalix, which is a remote controlled robotic rescue boat that has Sonar to help swimmers stay afloat until a rescuer arrives, and also provides Sonar, which is courtesy of the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). EMILY, which also …

Denver Colfax Transformer Fire

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Denver Transformer Fire After 11:00 on August 14th, 2019 Denver Fire Department responded to reported fire at Atlas Metals 1835 W. Colfax Ave. Crews arrived to sparks from electrical transformer that dropped to the ground creating exterior trash fire that slightly damaged the outside of the building. Xcel was called to the scene and no injuries were reported. Additional information provided by …

Aurora Multi-Family Structure Fire

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Aurora Structure Fire At 13:32 on August 14th, 2019 Aurora 911 Emergency Communications dispatched Aurora Fire Rescue to a structure fire at 10288 E. 6th Ave. Ladder 2 arrived to a 2-story multi-family residential with nothing showing, and went interior and found heavy smoke conditions. Engine 2 pulled a 1 3/4 line in to the fire unit, and Ladder 2 started …

Lake Pueblo Brush Fire

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Lake Pueblo Brush Fire Around 13:15 on August 13th, 2019 Pueblo County Sheriff Emergency Services Bureau (ESB) Fire Team was dispatched to the west end of Lake Pueblo for a reported brush fire. Smoke was visible before crews could get on scene. Pueblo County Delta 15 advised once on scene that the fire was approximately 1/4 acre in size and …

Pueblo Baltimore Ave Structure Fire

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Pueblo Structure Fire On August 13th, 2019 around 13:00 Pueblo Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 3400 block of Baltimore Ave. The caller reported a burning smell in her unit but no flames or smoke seen. Focused Response Unit 82 arrived on scene and had nothing showing and made entrance into the building to investigate. Crews began …

Colorado Springs Live Fire Training

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Live Fire Training On August 13th, 2019 the Colorado Springs Fire Department crews were able to train with live fire at a donated structure in the 100 block of E. Cheyenne Rd. Crews that attended ran three separate scenarios with the additional help of several firefighters from Colorado Springs’ sister city Nuevas Casas Grandes, Mexico. Units in Attendance: Battalion Chief …

South Metro Centennial Car vs House

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Centennial Car vs House At 05:40 on August 12th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a car vs. house accident at 7231 S. Franklin St. in Centennial. When crews arrived, they found a vehicle against the home and significant damage to one corner of the structure. The residents were home when the accident occurred and safely evacuated without injuries. …

Westminster Garage Fire

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Westminster Garage Fire At 04:25 on August 11th, 2019 Westminster Fire Department responded to a detached garage fire in the 3300 block of W. 73rd Ave. Engine 1 arrived to fully involved garage on fire in the rear of the address on Irving St. Engine 1 pulled a 1 3/4 attack line for fire attack with Medic 1, and Engine 2 …

South Metro Engine 13 Accident

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South Metro Engine 13 Accident At 23:55 on August 10th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue Engine 13 was involved in a traffic collision in front of the fire station located at 6290 W. Coal Mine Rd. in Jefferson County. The Engine was responding to a fire alarm and was turning left (westbound) onto Coal Mine and was struck by an …

Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar Debut Party 2020

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Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar Debut The 2020 Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar Debut Party was held at the Armory Performing Arts Center in Brighton on August 10th, 2019. Hundreds came out to see the puppies, meet with the “fan favorite” firefighters that were back to show their support, get their calendars, have them signed and help raise money for Lifeline Puppy Rescue, a …

Southeast Weld Pancake Breakfast 2019

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Pancake Breakfast Southeast Weld Fire Protection District hosted their annual pancake breakfast on August 10th, 2019 at Station 1 in Keenesburg. The community came out to meet with firefighters, enjoy a pancake breakfast, ham, and eggs by the members of the fire district. After breakfast, the Fair Parade celebrating agriculture, rodeo, local business and local schools was held, part of the Southeast …

Front Range Station 2 Pancake Breakfast 2019

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Front Range Pancake Breakfast On August 10th, 2019 Front Range Fire Rescue hosted their second of 2 annual pancake breakfasts, this one at Station 2 in Milliken. Breakfast goers were entertained by Chief Michael West playing bagpipes. The event is held in conjunction with Milliken’s Beef ‘n Bean Day and along with the breakfast includes a parade, fun and games …