I-70 Corridor Fire Academy Graduation

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I-70 Corridor Fire Academy Graduation Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue, Sable Altura Fire Rescue, Strasburg Fire Protection District and Byers Fire Protection District had the I-70 Corridor Fire Academy Graduation on June 10th, 2018.  The Fire Academy began in January 2018 with classroom and basic skills training and than ended in June 2018. During that time, the Recruits were allowed to respond on calls, …

Old Victory Fire

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Old Victory Fire At 15:53 on June 10th, 2018 Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue, Strasburg Fire Protection District, Sable Altura Fire Rescue, Byers Fire Protection District, Buckley Fire & Emergency Services and Deer Trail Rural Fire Protection District were dispatched to multiple reports of a brush fire at 49100 Old Victory Road in Bennett.  A large plume of smoke was already visible as units went en-route.  An erratically moving and fast …

Castle Rock 2nd Alarm Fire

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Castle Rock 2nd Alarm Fire At 14:42 on June 9th, 2018 Castle Rock Fire Rescue responded to a residential structure fire at 803 Gigi St. Dispatch advising that 911 caller reporting the garage is on fire with flames and smoke. Battalion 151 arrived on scene and request a 2nd Alarm, and set up command on Alpha side. Engine 151 and Medic …

Sable Altura Academy Training Exercise

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Sable Altura Academy Training Exercise Sable Altura Fire Rescue held a mass exercise for their training academy on June 9th, 2018. Eight Sable recruits and one from Strasburg Fire Protection District responded to simulated medical calls, a traffic accident, a hazardous material incident, a structure fire and water rescue. Members of the local community volunteered to be made over with …

Swift Water Training Series 2018

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Swift Water Training Series 2018 Dive Rescue International held the Swiftwater 1, Swiftwater 2 and Trainer Program in Golden on June 7th – 11th, 2018 and hosted by the Golden Fire Department. The class course included water skills, boat rescue, search rescue and land skills. Dive Rescue International trainers Justin Fox and Jerod Kilber were on hand with Steve McGregor for …

Littleton House Fires

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Littleton House Fires At 16:27 on June 8th, 2018 Littleton Fire Rescue responded to numerous 911 reports of a structure fire near West Mineral Avenue and West Long Avenue. A large plume of black smoke was already visible for miles as crews were responding. First arriving Ladder 12 found two single family homes both heavily involved with fire at 7951 …

Parker Structure Fire

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Parker Structure Fire At 06:39 on June 8th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to multiple reports of a structure fire at 11038 Twenty Mile Road in Parker. First due Engine 41 positioned on the Charlie side, spotted on a hydrant and sized up a large 3-story apartment building under construction with smoke showing from 3 sides of the attic. …

Denver West Restaurant Fire

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Denver West Restaurant Fire At 15:09 on June 6th, 2018 West Metro Fire Rescue & Pleasant View Fire Department responded with dual response to a commercial fire alarm at 14265 W. Colfax Ave. at the Mimi’s Cafe in the Denver West Retail. Engine 41 arrived to a single-story restaurant with horns and strobes, and set-up on the Alpha side. Engine 5 …

Arvada Swift Water Rescue Training

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Arvada Swift Water Rescue Training Arvada Fire Protection District held swift water rescue skills with Engine 52, Rescue 54, North Metro Fire Rescue District, and North Area Tech Rescue Team with other local fire departments on June 6th, 2018 on Clear Creek in Golden. The members concentrated on self rescue, contact rescue and live bait rescue training. With the recent …

Foothills Pancake Breakfast 2018

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Foothills Annual Pancake Breakfast Foothills Fire Protection District held their annual pancake breakfast at the Lookout Mountain Fire Station at 67 S. Lookout Mountain Road on June 3rd, 2018. The community came out to view the fire engines on display, fire truck rides, and the silent auction. Highland Rescue Team, Jefferson County Sheriff, Colorado State Patrol and more were on hand.

Public Safety Expo

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Public Safety Expo 2018 The Public Safety Expo was held June 2nd, 2018 at the Regis University in Denver. Kids of all ages were able tour fire engines from Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, Denver Fire Department & Lakeside Fire Department, police cars new and old including Adams County Sheriff, Aurora Police Department, Denver Police Department, Colorado State …

Boulder Rural Open House

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Boulder Rural Open House The Boulder Rural Fire Rescue held their annual open house on June 2nd, 2018. Hundreds of residents stopped by to visit with firefighters, check out the apparatus, enjoy lunch and learn valuable safety information. American Medical Response, Boulder County Sheriff, Boulder Emergency Squad, Boulder Open Space, Boulder Police Department and the Colorado State Patrol also participated …

Arapahoe County State Land Fire

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Arapahoe County Wildland Fire At 14:26 on June 1st, 2018 MetCom alerted the east I-70 corridor to an unknown fire at 31928 East Quincy Ave. in Arapahoe County. Additional 911 callers reported a 1-acre grass fire moving quickly through the open space. A large plume of smoke was visible and mutual aid from Aurora and South Metro responded. Upon arrival …

2018 Camp Ember

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2018 Camp Ember  Camp Ember was held on May 31 – June 3rd, 2018, a 4 day, 3-night camp offered to young women ages 16-18 to the world of firefighting and EMS, and the event was hosted by Arvada Fire Protection District, Red Rocks Community College and West Metro Fire Rescue. The camp included training, mentorship from community female firefighters, …