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 …

Frederick-Firestone Community Safety Day 2016

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Community Safety Day The Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District held their annual fall Community Safety Day at the Home Depot in Firestone on October 22nd, 2016. Community members were able to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, tour the fire safety house and learn about fire safety. The Firestone Police Department, AirLife, the Carbon Valley Rotary Club and Home Depot …

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 …

Denver Fit For Fire 2016

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Fit For Fire 5K Denver Fire Department held the annual Fit for Fire 5K run was held on October 9th, 2016 in Washington Park benefiting the Denver Firefighters Burn Foundation and the programs of the Friends of the Denver Fire Department. A big turnout this year at the event featuring the 5K run/walk, kids fun run and post event expo booths …

Cunningham Station 62 Open House 2016

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Station 62 Open House Cunningham Fire Protection District kicked off Fire Prevention Week with an open house at Station 62 on October 8th, 2016. The community came out to tour the station, check out the apparatus, meet with firefighters and learn about fire safety. The department also provided child safety seat checks and a free pancake breakfast.  Littleton Fire Rescue, Arapahoe …

Fairmount 58th Place House Fire

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Fairmount House Fire At 16:50 on October 2nd, 2016 Fairmount Fire Protection District responded to a possible structure fire at 14955 W. 58th Place with mutual-aid from West Metro Fire Rescue & Golden Fire Department. Engine 31 arrived to nothing showing with evacuation of a 2-story single-family structure. Engine 33 pulled a line in for fire attack in the back …

Wheat Ridge Vegetation Fire

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Wheat Ridge Vegetation Fire At 15:53 on October 2nd, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported brush fire at W. 32nd Ave. & Youngfield St. First due Engine 17 arrived to fire burning in a grassy area, 300 yards northwest of the La Quinta Inn. Engine 5 arrived and set-up on W. 33rd Ave. & Alkire Ct. for …

Jefferson County Hogback Fire

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Hogback Wildland Fire At 13:16 on October 2nd, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported small brush fire in the area west of C-470 & Bowles Ave. Upon arrival Company 13 reported a working brush fire and upgraded to a large brush fire assignment, and started a direct attack. District 3 arrived and assumed command on Eldridge St. and crews …

Westminster Station 6 Open House 2016

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Westminster Open House Westminster Fire Department held an open house at Station 6 on October 1st, 2016. Hundreds of community members came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, ride on a 1956 Seagrave engine, learn about fire safety and enjoy a free lunch.  The Westminster Police Department and Flight for Life also participated in the event.

Arvada Safety Fair 2016

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Arvada Safety Fair 2016 Arvada Fire Protection District held their annual Safety Fair on October 1st, 2016 at the Arvada Fire Training Center 6651 Indiana St. The community came out to meet firefighters, tour fire engine and police cars, Flight for Life, and the Fire Truck pull, which supports Special Olympics. Many booths with safety information and fun activities including …

Firefighter Chili Cook-Off 2016

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Firefighter Chili Cook-Off The 29th Annual Firefighter Chili Cook-Off, hosted by IAFF Local 858, was held in Larimer Square in downtown Denver on September 30th, 2016.  Firefighters from across the metro area traded in their turnout gear and halogen tools for cooking aprons and soup ladles in an effort to help raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The Vail …

Denver Station 21 Pancake Breakfast 2016

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Station 21 Pancake Breakfast The Denver Fire Department held their annual pancake breakfast at Station 21 in Washington Park on September 24th, 2016. Community members from across the city came out to enjoy a free breakfast, meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and ride on the Denver Firefighter Museum’s 1953 Seagrave engine.  A number of retired firefighters, the Friends of …

Denver Downtown High Rise Fire

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High Rise Fire At 11:38 on September 21st, 2016 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to high rise fire at 1475 California St in Downtown. Multiple 911 callers reporting smoke and fire showing from a under construction high rise At 15th & California. Engine 3 arrived to heavy smoke showing from the Alpha-Delta corner of approximately the 5th floor of a high …

South Adams County Trench Rescue

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South Adams County Trench Rescue At approximately 11:25 on September 18th, 2016 South Adams County Fire Department responded to a trench rescue at 7222 Ivy St. in Commerce City. The first arriving units found an adult male trapped in an 8-foot trench, buried from the waist down, and called for assistance from the North Area Technical Rescue Team. Additional resources from …

Poudre Station 3 Pancake Breakfast 2016

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Station 3 Pancake Breakfast Poudre Fire Authority with the local Lions Club hosted a benefit pancake breakfast on September 17th, 2016 at Station 3, 2000 Matthews St. in Fort Collins. Proceeds go to PFA’s nonprofit Life Safety Education Fund, from which money is used to buy life-saving devices, such as smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, as well as other educational materials. 

North Area Technical Rescue Team Training 2016

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NATRT Q3 Training The North Area Technical Rescue Team held their annual 3rd quarter training at Rocky Mountain Prestress, 5801 Pecos St. on September 12th, 15th and 16th, 2016. The training, hosted by Adams County Fire Rescue, focused on structural collapse. Firefighters trained on cutting through walls and lifting 12,000-pound slabs of concrete off of victims. The NATRT consists of Adams …