Grand County EMS Open House

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EMS Open House Grand County EMS celebrated National EMS Week with an open house at Station 1 in Granby on May 25th, 2019.   The community came out in force to meet with their EMS professionals, tour the apparatus and enjoy a free lunch.  Established in January 1970, Grand County EMS is a state of the art ALS pre-hospital provider. The …

Denver Hell Night Class 19-01

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Class 19-01 Hell Night The Denver Fire Department held the annual Hell Night for the latest class of recruits “Class 2019-01” on May 21st, 2019 at the Denver Fire Training Center. The 27 new recruits trained by responding to back to back mock scenarios through the day and into the earlier morning the next day including structure fires, building fires, car fires, …

Aurora Officers Promotion Ceremony

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Officers Promotion Ceremony Aurora Fire Rescue Officers Promotion Ceremony Spring 2019 was held on May 17th, 2019 at the Aurora Municipal Building. The ceremony was for the recently promoted lieutenants and captains including Captain Brandon Sauder, Captain Chris Stufft, Captain Doug Whiting, Lieutenant Ryan Goosley, Lieutenant Jason Haley, Lieutenant Jacob Herblan, Lieutenant Donald Holsworth,, Lieutenant Robert Hulse, Lieutenant Patrick Taylor and Lieutenant …

Arvada Yarrow Street Structure Fire

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Arvada Structure Fire At approximately 21:24 on May 18th, 2019 Arvada Fire Protection District was dispatched by Jeffcom to an odor / heat investigation in the area of W. 82nd Ave. and Yarrow St. Engine 55 arrived first on scene and found smoke at a residence, and upgraded to a full structure fire response. Engine 55 pulled an 1 3/4 …

North Metro New Engines Ceremony

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Dedication & Open House On May 18th, 2019 North Metro Fire Rescue District hosted a new engines ceremony and open house at Station 61 in Broomfield. The public learned about this history and traditions of fire departments. Water was transferred from “old” Engine 67 to “new” Engine 67. “Old” Engine 67 was then released and put in reserve status. Engine …

Pueblo Safety Jam 2019

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Pueblo Safety Jam The Annual AMR Pueblo Safety Jam was held in Pueblo City Park on May 18th, 2019, and a free festival with a many booths providing safety information including Flight for Life and CareConnect and more. Free bike helmets with bicycles and skateboards as prizes, hands on CPR and former Denver Broncos Randy Gradishar, Steve Foley, and Steve …

Federal Heights Pancake Breakfast 2019

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Pancake Breakfast Federal Heights Fire Department hosted the annual free pancake breakfast at their station on May 18th, 2019. Young children were treated to free face painting, an opportunity to use a fire hose, and practice crawling through a simulated burning house. Federal Heights Police Department K9 “Taz” was also at the event performing demonstrations and photo opportunities. Taz only has …

Front Range Fire Consortium Confined Space & Rope Rescue Training

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Confined Space & Rope Rescue A day of training with the Front Range Fire Consortium’s (frontrangefireconsortium.org) recruit academy class 2019-01. On May 16th 2019 Class 19-01 trained in confined space and rope rescue at the Boulder County Regional Fire Training Centers (bcrftc.org) Boulder facility. The Front Range Fire Consortium (FRFC) is made up of 10 member departments- Boulder Fire-Rescue Department, …

Hanover Community Breakfast 2019

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Hanover Community Breakfast Hanover Fire Department held their monthly community breakfast at their main station early mothers day morning on May 12th, 2019. Hanover offered a large menu to choose from. Anything from a breakfast burrito to a stack of pancakes. Everybody had a great time connecting with the Hanover firefighters that serve their community

2020 Colorado FF Calendar Tryouts

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2020 Colorado FF Calendar Tryouts The 2020 Colorado Firefighter Calendar Tryouts were held at the EXDO Event Center on May 11th, 2019.  Eighteen firefighters from across the Front Range strutted their stuff across the catwalk in hopes of winning one of the coveted spots in next year’s calendar. Firefighters from Adams County, Aurora, Clear Creek, Denver, Fountain, Hygiene, Lafayette, Pueblo, Security, …

Glade Park Plane Crash

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Glade Park Plane Crash At Approximately 15:00 on May 11th, 2019 the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched as automatic aid to Glade Park Volunteer Fire Department on a reported plane crash. Callers reported seeing and hearing a plane at a low altitude begin to stall and then witnessed a dust cloud. The initial location was reported at B South …

Colorado Fallen Firefighters Remembrance Ceremony 2019

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Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memorial The Colorado Fallen Firefighters Foundation Remembrance Ceremony was held on May 11th, 2019. The ceremony was inside the Lakewood Cultural Center 470 S Allison Pkwy and the last part of the ceremony was held outside at the Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Belmar Park with the release of the doves honoring the 150 names on the wall. The …

Wescott Safety Fair 2019

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Safety Fair 2019 Donald Wescott Fire Protection District held their annual Safety Fair on May 11th, 2019 at Station 1 and neighboring Antelope Trails Elementary School in Gleneagle. The festivities included safety information, static displays, fire engine rides and lunch. A total of 11 agencies were represented at the fair with various others participated in the event including Black Forest …

Pueblo County CSEPP Exercise

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CSEPP Exercise On May 8th, 2019 multiple agencies from across Pueblo County participated in the annual Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Plan Exercise. The CSEPP drill took place in the midtown shopping center at 1000 W. 6th St. in Pueblo. The exercise is a full-scale exercise designed to demonstrate community readiness for responding to a chemical incident. The situation includes a …

Aurora Stanford Circle Fire

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Aurora Apartment Fire Around 19:22 on May 5th, 2019 Aurora 911 Emergency Communications dispatched Aurora Fire Rescue to possible apartment fire in the 14000 block of Stanford Circle. Engine 7 arrived on scene to a 2-story multi-family with nothing showing and investigation. Crews found smoke in an apartment with a dryer arching causing a small fire, controlled mostly by shutting down electricity …

Aurora Parker Road Rollover Over

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Aurora Rollover Over Around 18:48 on May 5th, 2019 Aurora 911 Emergency Communications dispatched Aurora Fire Rescue to a rollover on S. Parker Rd. just south of E. Yale Ave. Engine 11 arrived and started medical on patient care, and the accident is under investigation.  Units on Scene: Battalion 2, Engine 11, Truck 6 & Engine 7 (Cancelled) Falck: Medic 108 Aurora Police Department

Colorado Springs Revere Lane Structure Fire

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Colorado Springs Structure Fire At approximately 18:35 on May 5th, 2019 Colorado Springs Fire Department was dispatched by the Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center to the 2300 block of Revere Lane for a possible structure fire. On scene, Engine 6 reported a strong smell of smoke and smoke was showing and called the incident a working fire. Engine 6 pulled a …