Denver Fire Academy 2018

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Denver Fire Academy On October 8th, 2018 Denver Fire Department Academy Class 18-02 entered the fire training grounds to participate in live fire evolutions in self-made, furnished, single room burn cells that simulate room-and-contents fires at the Denver Fire Training Center. The class was divided into 4 groups with each group rotating through safety, RIT, engine company, and truck company …

Light The Night 2018

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Light The Night 2018 At sunset on October 6th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue showed their support and respect for the annual National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland.  In partnership with Great West Financial, the trio of office buildings located at I-25 and Orchard Road were lit in red as part of the NFFF’s Light the Night 2018. Tower 35 …

Larimer County Road 16 MVA

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Larimer County MVA At approximately 14:35 on October 6th, 2018 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority and Front Range Fire Rescue responded to a two vehicle accident in the 6200 block of Larimer County Road 16 near Johnson’s Corner. Crews arrived to a two-vehicle accident and started triage and secured hazards. TVEMS evaluated three trauma green patients. The accident is under investigation …

Adams County East 56th Ave MVA

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Adams County MVA Around 14:35 on October 6th, 2018 South Adams County Fire Department responded to a MVA at E. 56th Ave. & Valentia St. Engine 22 arrived to a three vehicle MVA with heavy damage, and requested 2 additional ambulances. Crews worked the scene with multiple patients and Command requested another ambulance to the scene. E. 56th Ave. was closed …

Westminster Station 4 Open House

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Station 4 Open House Westminster Fire Department held their annual open house at Station 4 4580 W. 112th Ave. on October 6th, 2018. The community came out to learn about fire safety, meet with firefighters, tour the fire equipment, kiddie combat obstacle course and fire truck rides. Flight for Life was also on hand with a landing and tours.

Larkspur Station 161 Open House 2018

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Larkspur Open House The Larkspur Fire Protection District held their annual open house on October 6, 2018 at Station 161. Community members came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, and enjoy the Larkspur Auxiliary’s chili cook-off. Douglas County Search and Rescue, Douglas County Sheriff and Flight for Life also participated in the event.

Wheat Ridge Kipling Street MVA

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Kipling & I-70 Rollover At 11:57 on October 6th, 2018 Jeffcom 911 dispatched out Arvada Fire protection District to a possible rollover at I-70 & Kipling St. Crews arrived on scene to a single vehicle rollover on Kipling St. underpass of I-70. No injuries reported and the cause of the accident is under investigation. Units on Scene: Engine 51, Engine …

Jackson 105 Station 142 Open House 2018

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Jackson 105 Open House The Jackson 105 Fire Protection District held their annual open house at Station 142 on October 6th, 2018.  Firefighters invited the local community out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy a free lunch.  AirLife Denver and the Douglas County Regional Communications Center also participated in the event.

Larimer County Safety Expo 2018

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Larimer County Safety Expo The Larimer County Office of Emergency Management hosted their annual Emergency Preparedness and Family Safety Expo at The Ranch in Loveland (Thomas M. McKee 4H Building) on October 6th, 2018 that brought out the community of all ages to enjoy lots of activities and fun including an extrication demonstration by Loveland Fire Rescue Authority, a static …

Firefighter Chili Cook-Off 2018

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Firefighter Chili Cook-Off Denver Firefighters Local 858 hosted the 31st Annual MDA Firefighters Chili Cook-Off in Larimer Square on October 5th, 2018.  Hundreds of firefighters converged on downtown Denver to compete for best green and red chili. Hundreds of others came out to taste the wares and help support the cause.  Firefighters from all over the state and the Colorado Firefighter and …

Westminster 111th Ave Fire

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Westminster House Fire At 23:31 on October 2nd, 2018 Westminster Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 6100 block of W. 111th Ave. with 911 caller reporting flames showing from the roof. Engine 4 & Medic 4 arrived to a 2-story single family dwelling with a working fire, pulled in a line for fire control, and Medic 4 established a water …

Highlands Ranch Basement Fire

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Highlands Ranch Basement Fire After 12:30 on October 2nd, 2018 Littleton Fire Rescue and South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a residential structure fire on Concord Court in Highlands Ranch. First arriving Engine 17 reported a small 2-story home with smoke showing from the Charlie Side. Engine and Medic 17 advanced a 1.75” attack line to the basement for primary search …

Denver High Raise Apartment Fire

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High Raise Apartment Fire At 21:32 on September 29th, 2018 Denver Fire Department responded to a reported high rise apartment fire on the 9th floor in the 300 block of W. Ellsworth Ave. Rescue 11 arrived to a high rise multi-family 9-story building with nothing showing, Engine 11 arrived and hooked up to the standpipe and stretched a line to …

Arapahoe County Duplex Fire

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Arapahoe County Duplex Fire Around 4:00 on September 30th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a residential structure fire in the 5800 block of South Lansing Way in Arapahoe County. Neighbors reported flames and smoke coming from a vacant home.  Engine 31, Medic 31 and Tower 32 arrived at the same time and found heavy smoke showing from the Charlie Side of …

Highlands Ranch Cheese Ranch Brush Fire

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Cheese Ranch Park Brush Fire Around 15:00 on September 29, 2018 Littleton Fire Rescue and South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a small vegetation fire at Cheese Ranch Park in Highlands Ranch.  First arriving Engine 17 found a creeping fire in the grass, brush and trees with structures threatened.  Engine 17 began fire attack with hand tools while Brush 18 accessed the trail …

Longmont Station 4 Open House 2018

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Station 4 Open House Longmont Fire Department hosted an open house at Station 4 on September 29th, 2018, the community came out to meet with the firefighters, view the fire engine and medic, bike safety information and fire extinguisher demonstrations. Longmont Police Department Citizens Volunteer Patrol (CVP) was also on hand with safety information.

Tri-Lakes Monument Station 1 Open House 2018

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Station 1 Open House The Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District held their annual open house at Station 1 in Monument on September 29th, 2018. The community came out to tour the fire engines, meet with firefighters, enjoy a free lunch prepared by the Pikes Peak Firefighters Association’s Fire Rehab unit. UC Health and El Paso / Teller County 911 also …