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 …

Arvada Wadsworth Structure Fire

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Wadsworth Structure Fire At 9:52 on January 2nd, 2016 Arvada Fire Protection District Dispatch Center alerted crews to a structure fire at 6475 Wadsworth Blvd in the Scenic Heights Professional Building. First arriving Arvada Police Department reported smoke and flames showing on the South side of the building. Medic 54 arrived and confirmed there was heavy black smoke showing from the …

Candy Cane Festival 2015

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Candy Cane Festival Adams County Fire Rescue joined Santa Clause at the 15th Annual Candy Cane Festival at Hammond’s Candies in Adams County on December 11th and 12th, 2015. Despite the fluctuation in weather, the Adams County engine was just as big a hit as the candy and Santa himself. Other activities included a horse-drawn carriage, trolley rides, cookie decorating, games …

Elbert Open House 2015

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Elbert Open House Elbert Fire Protection District held their annual open house on November 14th, 2015. Community members were able to meet with firefighters, tour the station and check out the department’s apparatus including their new tender. Tender 232, a 2014 Peterbilt with a 3000-gallon tank arrived in May. The annual open house coincided with the Elbert Craft Fair.

Craig Moilanen Memorial

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Craig Moilanen Memorial Craig Moilanen memorial service, a celebration of his life was held at the St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church 6673 W. Chatfield Ave. in Littleton on October 16th, 2015 with full line of duty honors. Flags on all state buildings were flown at half-staff in his honor. A procession with fire trucks traveled from the Horan & McConaty Funeral Home …

Denver Fit For Fire 2015

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Fit For Fire 5K The Denver Fire Department 2015 Fit for Fire 5K was held on October 11th, 2015 in Washington Park in Denver. The fun run for kids, a 5K run, a 5K walk. Proceeds from the event benefit the Friends of the Denver Fire Department and the Denver Firefighter’s Burn Foundation.

Cunningham Station 62 Open House 2015

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Cunningham Open House The Cunningham Fire Protection District kicked off Fire Prevention Week with their annual open house at Station 62 in Centennial. The community was invited in to meet with firefighters tour the station, check out the apparatus, learn about fire safety and enjoy a free pancake breakfast. The Arapahoe County Sheriff, Arapahoe Rescue Patrol and Littleton Fire Rescue …

Denver East Evans Commercial Fire

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Denver Deadbeat Club Fire On September 25th, 2015 at approximately 16:30 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 4040 E. Evans Ave. Crews arrived on scene and found the old Deadbeat Nightclub engulfed in fire. Firefighters were on scene several hours tackling the blaze, mopping up hot spots and determining the cause. No injuries were reported. …