Arvada West 64th Place Fire

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Arvada Apartment Fire At 22:46 on February 7nd, 2017 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a reported structure fire at 10950 W. 64th Place; dispatch advised that a deck was on fire. Truck 56 arrived to 3-story multi-family apartment complex with fire showing from the exterior balconies of the second and a third floor and spit crews. Medic 56 set-up as …

Federal Heights ISO Class 1

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Federal Heights ISO Class 1 Federal Heights Fire Department was awarded a Class 1 Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating by the Insurance Services Office (ISO) effective February 1st, 2017. Most insurance companies use the PPC to calculate insurance premiums. The price of fire insurance in a community with a good PPC is generally substantially lower than a community with a …

Arvada West 78th Way Fire

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Arvada Duplex Fire At 21:33 January 31st, 2017 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a confirmed structure fire at 8034 W. 78th Way, dispatch advised that a party is trapped at the front door. Engine 55 & Medic 55 arrived to a single-story duplex with heavy smoke and fire showing, and went into rescue mode. Crews rescued the party at …

Sips of Fire – Battle of the Badges

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Sips of Fire – Battle of the Badges The Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar hosted Sips of Fire Ladies Night – Battle of the Badges at the Grizzly Rose on January 19th, 2017. Firefighters invited local law enforcement officers from the Behind the Badge Calendar to participate in a friendly competition, which included two stepping, push-ups and bull riding. Proceeds from …

Denver Clayton Street Apartment Fire

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Denver Apartment Fire  At 21:50 on November 18th, 2017 Denver Fire Department were dispatched to a possible structure fire at 3338 N. Clayton St. at the Willow Apartments. Engine 9 arrived on scene and laid in from 33rd Ave. & Clayton, and size-up a one-story row home apartments with active fire and smoke showing from the Alpha side and began …

Lakewood Colfax Ave Motel Fire

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West Metro Motel Fire On January 1st, 2017 at 20:57 West Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a confirmed commercial structure fire at the Big Bunny Motel 6218 W. Colfax Ave. Engine 1 reported flames showing from Station 1 and asked dispatch to start a 2nd alarm. Engine 1 arrived to an average size single story motel with heavy fire …

Chili’s 2nd Alarm Fire

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Chili’s 2nd Alarm Fire At 14:32 on December 27th, 2016 Littleton Fire Rescue responded to a commercial structure fire at the Chili’s restaurant at 2070 E. County Line Rd. in Highlands Ranch. Crews arrived to flames showing, and 20 minutes later a 2nd Alarm was called, which brought mutual aid from South Metro Fire Rescue. Firefighters operated for several hours …

Denver Vine Street House Fire

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Denver House Fire  At 20:08 on December 26th, 2016 Denver Fire Department Engine 9 was dispatched to investigate a report of a possible explosion at E. 47th Ave. and Vine St. in Elyria Swansea. Dispatch began to receive multiple calls of not only an explosion but gunfire in the area so dispatch added Tower 9 and Chief 6 to the incident. Engine …

Trooper Donahue Memorial

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Trooper Cody Donahue Memorial Colorado State Patrol Trooper Cody Donahue was honored on December 2nd, 2016 with a large procession on Hwy. 285 (Hampton Ave.) to the Denver First Church of the Nazarene in Cherry Hills Village. The procession included law enforcement and fire departments from all over the state and nation. Donahue was struck by a commercial vehicle on …

Denver Tennyson Defensive Fire

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Tennyson Defensive Fire At 09:19 on November 29th, 2016 Denver Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire at 3985 Tennyson St. Engine 17 arrived with heavy fire and smoke showing, laid in and began defensive operations on the Alpha side. Engine 17 secured a water supply and set up the Blitz fire monitor. Truck 12 arrived and took command. …

Green Mountain Brush Fire

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Wind Driven Brush Fire At 17:16 on November 28th, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a large brush fire in the area of the Jeffco Fairgrounds at W. 6th Ave off Indiana St. 911 callers reporting fire on top of Green Mountain with responding units seeing flames from the distance. Incident Command and Staging were set-up off C-470, past …

West Metro South Depew 2nd Alarm

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2nd Alarm Apartment Fire At 17:28 on November 15th, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed structure fire at 3546 S. Depew St. Engine 10 arrived to a 3-story multi-family structure with a working fire in the center of the apartment building, and pulled a 2 1/2 line in to the Charlie side for fire attack. Denver Fire Department …

Jefferson County 2nd Alarm House Fire

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2nd Alarm House Fire Just after Midnight on November 13th, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed structure fire at 1172 S. Owens St. in unincorporated Jefferson County. Engine 8 arrived to smoke and flames showing from multi-story residential structures and an outbuilding, assumed command and requested a second alarm. Tower 8 arrived ans spit crews with primary …

Chatridge Fire

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Chatridge Fire At 11:50 on October 28th, 2016 Littleton Fire Rescue responded to a reported wildland fire in the area of Hwy. 85 and Chatridge Ct. in Douglas County with mutual-aid from South Metro Fire Rescue. Crews arrived to heavy fire spreading and requested a full wildland response, the fire burned several hours before being put under control. The fire …

Denver York Street Basement Fire

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Denver Basement Fire At 12:00 on October 24th, 2016 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 1142 S. York St. Truck 16 arrived to smoke showing from a single-family structure. Engine 21 established a water supply at Mississippi Ave. and York St, and Engine 16 pulled a second water supply line in. Truck 16 conducted a primary …

Wheat Ridge Kipling Street Apartment Fire

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Kipling Street Apartment Fire At 23:21 on October 21st, 2018 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a confirmed apartment fire at 4635 Kipling St, in Wheat Ridge at the Kipling Village Apartments. Dispatch advised that possible parties trapped, and Battalion 51 requested to additional engines to the scene. Engine 52 arrived to a working fire from the 3rd floor garden …