Westminster Lowell Blvd Apartment Fire

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Westminster Apartment Fire At 12:30 on April 9th, 2016 Westminster Fire Department responded to a apartment fire in the area of Lowell Blvd. & Bradburn Dr. Engine 2 arrived to the at the Mountain Terrace Apartments with fire showing, Engine 2 started fire attack with fire from bushes, which extended to the side of the structure. Units on Scene: Westminster: Battalion 1, …

Denver Rockies Inn Fire

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Denver Rockies Inn Fire On April 1st, 2016 at approximately 17:00 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire in the former Rockies Inn on Evans Ave. near I-25. Firefighters arrived on scene and found heavy flames and smoke spreading through the building. Smoke could be scene from throughout the metro area.  Crews were on scene several hours battling …

Denver Federal Blvd 2nd Alarm

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2nd Alarm Apartment Fire Around 21:15 on March 27th, 2016 Denver Fire Department at Federal Blvd. at W. 26th Ave. at the Federal View Apartments. Crews arrived to smoke and fire showing from a 3-story multi-family apartment building with fire showing from the third floor, and residents jumping from third story to escape the fire. Denver Paramedics treated and transported 11 …

Denver Ruby Hill House Fire

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Ruby Hill House Fire Around 19:00 on March 19th, 2016 Denver Fire Department responded to a re-kindle house fire in the 1200 block of S. Mariposa St. in the Ruby Hill neighborhood. Crews arrived to a small single family structure with fire showing. Earlier in the morning crews worked fire in the same structure, with a firefighter that was injured with …

Denver Roof Rescue

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Denver Roof Rescue On March 12th, 2016 Denver Fire Department was called out to a contractor working on the roof that got stuck at 13th St. and Downing St. Crews were able to get the patient down and was transported by Denver Paramedics to a local hospital with unknown injuries.  Units on Scene: Chief 2, Engine 8, Truck 8, Engine 1 …

Rocky Mountain Arsenal Controlled Burn

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Rocky Mountain Arsenal Controlled Burn In an effort to regenerate prairie grass, eliminate weeds and improve wildlife habitat, firefighters from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conducted a controlled burn at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City on March 12th, 2016. Smoke could be seen across the metro area as 30 firefighters from six agencies worked …

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 2016

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Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 2016 Firefighters from around the metro area and their families participated in the 2016 Saint Patrick’s Parade in downtown Denver on March 12th, 2016. Thousands of spectators dressed in green lined the 15-block route as over two hundred entries made their way around Coors Field. Firefighters from Arvada, Aurora, Denver, Longmont, South Metro, West Metro, the …

Denver Colfax Motel Fire

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Colfax Motel Fire Around 09:00 on March 8th, 2016 Denver Fire Department was called to a commercial structure fire at the Bar X Motel 5001 W. Colfax Ave. Crews arrived to at a 2-story building with smoke showing and heavy fire from the second floor balcony. Crews started fire attack and got control of the fire. Denver Police Department closed …

Boulder Polar Plunge 2016

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Boulder Fire assists at Polar Plunge Boulder Fire-Rescue District took to the frigid waters of Boulder Reservoir on March 5th, 2016 and were Freezin’ for a Reason! Firefighters donned scuba gear and rescue suits in order to keep participants safe at the 2016 Polar Plunge.  Several hundred people took the plunge to help raise funds for Special Olympics Colorado. The crews …

Denver Larimer Street Apartment Fire

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Denver Apartment Fire At 8:00 on March 5th, 2016 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 2258 Larimer St. First arriving units found heavy smoke and made entry into the apartment. Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire in a mattress and ventilated the building. Nobody was home when residents arrived. Snooze, a popular downtown breakfast eatery was …

Superior Brush Fire

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Superior Brush Fire At 12:00 on February 19th, 2016 North Metro Fire Rescue District was dispatched to a brush fire near the intersection of Highway 128 and El Dorado Boulevard. The fire, which consumed approximately 28 acres, burned down a steep ravine fairly close to a housing development in Superior. No structures were damaged and no injuries were reported. Highway 128 …

Denver High Angle Rescue

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Denver High Angle Rescue At 11:00 on February 15th, 2016 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a high angle rescue near 18th St. and Lincoln St. A construction worker fell while working in a hole at a construction site in the 1700 block of Lincoln and injured his back. Firefighters used ropes, a stokes basket and the aerial on Truck …

South Adams County Pinning Ceremony

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South Adams County Pinning Ceremony South Adams County Fire Department held their 2016 Pinning Ceremony at Adams City High School on January 30th, 2016. The department recognized, promoted or pinned three retirees, four lieutenants, a training officer, a training chief, two deputy chiefs, six fire inspectors and fourteen firefighters. The department also honored three fallen service members from Commerce City …

Denver Ice Rescue Training

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Denver Ice Rescue Training Firefighters from the Denver Fire Department took advantage of the warmer weather on January 2nd, 2016 to engage in ice rescue training in City Park. Despite the frigid temperatures in the area over the holidays, local lakes and waterways can be hazardous for people and their pets. Crews from Station 8 and Station 15 spent part …