Pueblo Vehicle Fire

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Pueblo Vehicle Fire The Pueblo Fire Department was dispatched to a vehicle fire on May 6th, 2018 at 15 Douglas Lane on Pueblo’s north side around 14:30. Photographer Dustin was on scene before Engine 2 and Pueblo PD while investigating smoke in the area. Pueblo Police Department arrived and began to assist with scene control. Engine 2 was first due …

Westminster Station 5 Open House

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Station 5 Annual Open House Westminster Fire Department held their annual open house at Station 5 10100 Garland St. on May 5th, 2018. The community came out to meet with fire fighters and learn fire safety, tour the fire engines, ambulance, kid’s obstacle course and fire truck rides. Flight for Life was also on hand with a landing and tours, …

Aurora Structure Fire

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Aurora Structure Fire April 4th, 2018 at 7:42 Aurora Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 15241 E. Radcliffe Dr. with Dispatch advising units that multiple 911 calls reporting flames showing. Engine 6 arrived on scene to a single family single story residential with heavy smoke showing on the alpha side and roof. Engine 6 pulled a 1 ¾ …

2016 NATRT Heavy Rescue Academy

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2016 NATRT Heavy Rescue Academy The North Area Technical Rescue Team hosted their 2016 Heavy Rescue Academy at the North Metro Fire Training Center from May 2nd to May 13th, 2016.  Thirty students participated in the Level 1 Rescuer course with emphasis on ropes, confined space, trench and structural collapse.  The last day consisted of several complex scenarios that challenged …

Wildhorse Motorhome Fire

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Wildhorse MotorHome Fire At 16:00 on May 1st, 2018 Pueblo County Sheriff Emergency Services Bureau (ESB) Fire Team was dispatched to the area of First Rd. in Wildhorse (Pueblo County) for a reported motorhome on fire. Crews found a fully involved RV and made quick work of it keeping it from spreading to adjacent buildings despite winds and Red Flag …

Pinewood Springs Station Dedication

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New Station Dedication The Pinewood Springs Fire Protection dedicated the Richard L. Wilcox Fire Station and Community Center in Larimer County on April 29th, 2018. The local community came out to meet with firefighters, tour the station, and enjoy light refreshments. The new station, named after a former fire chief, will increase response times, provide more storage space and allow …

Westminster Safe Kids Day

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Westminster Safe Kids Day The Safe Kids Day was held on April 28th, 2018 at the Orchard Town Center in Westminster. Kids of all ages enjoyed the fire truck & ambulance tours by Westminster Fire Department, police car tours by Westminster Police Department and K-9 demo, safety booths, bike helmet fitting and more. Children’s Hospital and Adams County Fire Rescue was …

Longmont Station 4 Open House

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Station 4 Open House Longmont Fire Department Open House was held on April 28th, 2018 at Station 4 501 23rd Ave. The open house focused on senior safety including: smoke alarms, kitchen and cooking hazards, as well trip and fall precautions, with staff checking blood pressure and heart rates for seniors.

Byers Open House

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Byers Open House The Byers Fire Protection District held their annual open house at Station 71 on April 28th, 2018. The department opened their doors so community members could meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy a free lunch.  The Arapahoe County Sheriff and Colorado State Patrol were also on hand to take back unused prescription medications and conduct …

Lakewood Barn Fire

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Lakewood Barn Fire West Metro Fire Rescue responded to several fires in the early morning on April 28th, 2018 in the area of 3rd Ave & Sheridan Blvd. At 3:10 crews responded to a barn on fire at the 5400 block of 3rd Ave, Engine 1 arrived and started a master stream off tank water to a fully involved shed …

West Metro Autism Awareness Open House

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Station 3 Autism Awareness Open House West Metro Fire Rescue hosted Autism Awareness Open House at Station 3 on April 21st, 2018. The community came out to this low-stress open house that featured no lights or sirens for a comfortable, and low sensory experience. Kids of all ages were able to meet firefighters and paramedics, see and tour the fire engine and medic, try …

Arapahoe County Structure Fire

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South Richfield Structure Fire At approximately 10:30 April 20th, 2018, South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 6354 S. Richfield Street in unincorporated Arapahoe County. Crews arrived on scene with a few minutes and found smoke coming from the basement vents during their initial walk around. Firefighters quickly went to work making entry with …

Skipper Island Fire

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Skipper Island Fire The Lower Valley Fire District was dispatched to a report of a brush fire near I-70 MM 18 WB on Skippers Island on April 19th, 2018. Crews arrived to find a fire growing in size on the island and call for additional resources. The Mesa County Sheriff Wildland Fire Team was dispatched at 19:23 to assist as …

Adams County Duplex Fire

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Adams County Duplex Fire At approximately 17:44 on April 19th 2018, Adams County Fire Rescue was dispatched to the 1800 block of Nueva Vista Dr. when a passerby called 9-1-1 to report a structure fire. The first unit arrived at 17:48 p.m. and saw a duplex structure with smoke and flames coming from the front of the building. Firefighters began …

Adams County Youth Night Fire Training

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Youth Night Fire Training As part of the yearly 9 to 5 program, a career introduction program of the Adams County Education Consortium, Adams County Fire Rescue provided training teenagers from various high schools in the north Denver area on April 18th, 2018 at the ACFR Training Center, located at 901 E. 68th Ave. The teenagers went through personal protective equipment …

Bennett-Watkins Outbuildings with Weed Fire

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Bennett-Watkins Outbuildings with Weed Fire Bennett Watkins Fire Rescue responded to outbuildings that were on fire at County Rd 10 and Alameda Ave. on April 17th, 2018 with mutual-aid request from the I-70 Corridor Fire Departments including Byers Fire Protection District, Buckley Fire & Emergency Services, Sable Altura Fire Rescue and Strasburg Fire Protection District. Crews arrived on scene to …

Logan County Blizzard Support

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Logan County Blizzard Support At 18:45 on April 13th, 2018 Colorado 4×4 Rescue and Recovery was contacted by Logan County Office of Emergency Management requesting 5 teams from Search and Rescue-Emergency Support be put on stand-by. Teams were then additionally requested by Washington and Yuma counties. Ten vehicles as well as 1 Mission Chief were activated at 22:50 and dispatched …