Denver West I-70 Semi Accident

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West Metro I-70 Semi Accident At 16:39 Jeffcom 911 alerted West Metro Fire Rescue to a MVA involving a semi on I-70 eastbound at Denver West. Engine 5 arrived to a multi vehicle accident involving a semi in the median, and Engine 17 arrived and set-up as traffic safety. Two patients were transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries. No …

Grand Lake Station 1 Open House

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Station 1 Open House Grand Lake Fire Protection District held their annual open house On October 12th, 2019 at Station 1. This year’s theme was “Look. Listen. Learn.” with the be aware, fire can happen anywhere. The department incited the community to the station for food, tour the station and fire trucks, and life safety education. Kids got to meet …

Wheat Ridge Field Street Haz-Mat

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Wheat Ridge Haz-Mat At 15:25 Arvada Fire Protection District with auto-aid from West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a hazardous materials response in the 4700 block of Field St. in Wheat Ridge. Jeffcom 911 advised units enroute that callers reporting of a strong odor in the area. Crews arrived and found a gas spill in the gutter, which was successfully contain. No injuries …

Wellington Station 16 Open House 2019

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Station 16 Open House Wellington Fire Protection District held their annual Fire Prevention Week open house on October 12th, 2019 at Station 16. Kids of all ages meet the firefighters, tour the station and apparatus plus learned about fire safety, and enjoyed a free lunch provided by Domino’s Pizza. UCHealth, Fort Collins 911, Fort Collins Police Department, Larimer County Dive Rescue, Larimer …

Aurora Hero Fest 2019

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Aurora Hero Fest Hero Fest: Celebrating Colorado’s First Responders was held at the Town Center of Aurora on October 12th, 2019. The community was invited out to meet with first responders, check out their equipment, learn valuable safety information, and help raise money for ResponderStrong, an organization working to improve mental health support for emergency responders and their families.The Arapahoe …

Frederick-Firestone Fire Station 1 Open House 2019

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Station 1 Open House Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 1 in downtown Frederick on October 12th, 2019, part of the Fire Prevention Week. The local community came out to meet with the firefighters, tour the fire safety house, explore the fire engine and ambulance, paramedic medical response demonstration, and learn about fire prevention and safety.

Denver South Decatur Street Fire

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Denver Basement Fire At 12:20 on October 11th, 2019 Denver Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 2900 block of S. Decatur St. Engine 36 arrived on scene to a single-family with light smoke showing from the basement. Truck 28 vented the roof, and Truck 23 arrived and started a primary search which was negative. Crews got …

DFPC Fire Prevention Week 2019

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Fire Prevention Week 2019 The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control hosted the Fire Prevention Week campaign “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” in Lincoln Memorial Park in front of the Colorado State Capitol Building on October 11th, 2019.  The public came out to learn about Fire Prevention Week, with displays that included a …

Lakehurst Saratoga Place Chimney Fire

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West Metro Chimney Fire At 19:20 on October 10th, 2019 West Metro Fire Rescue was alerted to a structure fire in the 11000 block of W. Saratoga Pl. in unincorporated Jefferson County. Engine 12 arrived to a two-story medium size single-family residential with light smoke showing from the chimney, and pulled a 1 3/4 line in for fire attack with Medic 12 in …

Littleton 2nd Alarm Apartment Fire

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Littleton Fatal 2nd Alarm At 04:01 on October 9th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported apartment fire at 2901 W. Centennial Dr. in Littleton. MetCom advised that numerous 911 callers reporting a fire with a person trapped at the Verona Apartments. Littleton Police officers were first to arrive, they encountered heavy smoke conditions and evacuated all of the surrounding apartments.  …

Centennial Rifle Street Residential Fire

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South Metro Residential Fire On October 8th, 2019 at approximately 16:20 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported residential fire at 5480 S. Rifle St. in Centennial. Units arrived on scene and found smoke coming from the attic and fire inside the residence. Crews went to work extinguishing the fire, checking for extension, and ventilating the resident. A local plumbing …

Aurora Compactor Fire

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Aurora Compactor Fire On October 8th, 2018 at approximately 15:25 Aurora Fire Rescue and South Metro Fire Rescue were dispatched to a reported commercial structure fire at the Stein Mart 6514 S. Parker Rd. Units arrived on scene and found a fire in a compactor that dumped smoked into the store. Crews worked for about an hour to extinguish the …

Grand Junction Pinyon Ave Fire

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Grand Junction Attic Fire At 14:42 on October 8th, 2019 Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched by Grand Junction Regional Communication Center to a structure fire in the 1400 block of Pinyon Ave. Company 2 was first in at 14:46 and reported a working fire on the Charlie side of the structure with heavy fire. Engine 2 faced issues with a 360 …

Lakewood Defensive Restaurant Fire

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Lakewood Restaurant Fire Art 02:20 on October 7th, 2019 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a commercial fire at the Carniceria Los Tapatios Restaurant 5989 W. 1st Ave. in Lakewood. Jeffcom advised that 911 callers reporting flames showing. Engine 7 arrived to a one-story commercial building with a working fire on the Alpha side, and pulled a 1 3/4 line in for …

Santa Fe Peak Mission

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Santa Fe Peak Mission The night of September 28th, 2019 a call for help went out that was answered by Summit County Rescue Group.  Unsure of the exact details, Flight for Life was added to the incident to help locate possible injured parties that were offroading near Santa Fe Peak, just outside of Montezuma, Colorado.  The reporting parties were found …

Estes Valley Station Open House 2019

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Estes Valley Station Open House Estes Valley Fire Protection District held their annual open house and pancake breakfast at Station 1 in Estes Park on October 6th, 2019. The community came out to enjoy pancakes, meet up with the firefighters and fire engine displays, Explorer Post 911 with the children’s obstacle course and the Boy Scout Troop 8 shared checklists for …