East Metro I-70 Combined RIT Training

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East Metro I-70 RIT Training On June 20th, 2020 East Metro I-70 Corridor Fire Departments conducted RIT training for the current East Metro Fire Academy Recruit class. A donated structure was used to set-up several challenging scenarios in tight quarters and in a basement. The recruits were met with narrow and confined spaces, zero-visibility,and other obstacles, as they had to …

Westminster Zenobia Court Fire

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Westminster Building Fire On June 20th, 2020 at approximately 09:00 Westminster Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire in the 7700 block of Zenobia Ct. with auto-aid from Arvada Fire Protection District. Engine 2 was first on scene to a large life care complex with nothing showing, and Engine 4 established the water supply. Truck 2 set up aerial …

Bear Creek Trail Brush Fire

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West Metro Brush Fire At 17:22 on June 18th, 2020 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a brush fire in the 2600 block of S. Moore Dr. along Bear Creek Trail in Lakewood. District 2 arrived to a less then one acre brush fire, and Rescue 10 arrived and assigned to pull a hand-line for fire attack. Crews got the …

Six Shooter Fire

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Six Shooter Fire The Six Shooter Fire is burning outside of Ignacio on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation. The fire was reported on June 16th, 2020 near County Rd. 310 in the Six Shooter Canyon and burned 224 acres and is 100% contained. The fire started by lightning. 

C-470 Trailer Rollover

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C-470 Trailer Rollover West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a rollover trailer crash along C-470 near Kipling Parkway on June 14th, 2020. There were no injuries and the highway cable guardrail prevented the trailer from entering into oncoming traffic. The Colorado State Patrol is investigating. Additional information was provided by West Metro Fire Rescue

Centennial South University Blvd House Fire

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Centennial House Fire At 18:17 June 14th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported house fire at 6350 S. University Blvd. in Centennial. While enroute, crews observed a plume of smoke from several blocks away. Upon arrival, firefighters found one shed fully engulfed with fire, extending to another shed and fence. The fire was quickly extinguished, no injuries …

East Canyon Fire

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East Canyon Fire The East Canyon Fire was reported on June 14th, 2020 and is two miles southeast of Mancos. The fire is currently 98% containment and burned 2,905 acres along Cherry Creek Rd. in La Plata and Montezuma Counties. The cause is reported by lightning. Additional information provided by InciWeb (Incident Information System), more info: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6776/.

Douglas County Highway 85 Brush Fire

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South Metro Brush Fire At 12:46 on June 13th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a vegetation fire along the railroad tracks west of Norwood Dr. & Hwy. 85 in Douglas County. Firefighters found a slow-moving grass fire and used hand tools and water pump backpacks to extinguish it. No structures were threatened, and no injuries occurred. Additional information …

Arvada West 86th Ave Vehicle Fire

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Arvada Vehicle Fire On June 13th, 2020 around 11:00 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a vehicle fire at W. 86th Ave. & Simms St. Firefighters quickly extinguish the well involved vehicle fire. The cause of the fire is unknown, and there were no injuries to the driver or any firefighters. No other information was available.  Units on Scene: Battalion …

Cherry Creek Boat Trailer Recovery

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South Metro Boat Trailer Recovery At approximately 09:45 on June 13th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to the park to help recover a boat trailer that dislodged from a vehicle and rolled into the water. Members of the Dive Rescue team suited up, entered the water, and attached a cable to the waterlogged trailer, allowing a heavy wrecker to …

Mountain Vista Brush Fire

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South Metro Brush Fire At 23:16 on June 12th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to multiple reports of a large vegetation fire burning in the open space west of Mountain Vista High School in the Highlands Ranch Metro District. When crews arrived, they found approximately 3-acres of grass and brush burning in rugged terrain with gusty wind conditions. Although …

Chatfield Wildland Fire

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Chatfield Wildland Fire At 19:21 June 12th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue & West Metro Fire Rescue crews responded to a vegetation fire just east of the Audubon Center at Chatfield, located near Wadsworth Blvd. and Waterton Rd. in the Waterton Canyon. Smoke was visible from several miles away and when firefighters arrived, they were faced with challenging access problems. …

Denver Flanders Way House Fire

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Denver House Fire On June 9th, 2020 Denver Fire Department extinguished a significant house fire at 4586 Flanders Way & rescued ‘Camp’ the pup. Luckily there were no injuries. DFD Fire Investigators are working to determine cause of the fire. Additional information was provided by Denver Fire Department

Douglas County Melody Lane Interface Fire

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South Metro Interface Fire At 20:19 on June 7th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a wildland interface fire at 13115 Melody Lane in Douglas County. Under Red Flag Warning conditions multiple 911 callers reported a vegetation fire threatening structure. First arriving Battalion Chief 4 assumed command and confirmed that a large brush fire was slowly moving up both …