Littleton Nova Drive Fire

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Littleton Residential Structure Fire At 06:20 on April 23rd, 2017 Littleton Fire Rescue was dispatched a confirmed residential structure fire at 6477 West Nova Drive in Jefferson County. A plume was visible while companies were responding. First due Engine 13 sized up a small 2 story single family dwelling with defensive fire conditions and laid a supply line South Newland …

Beulah Wildland Fire

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Beulah Wildland Fire At 06:30 on April 19th, 2017 Beulah Fire Protection District was dispatched to a wildland fire in the 9200 Block of Pine Dr. Due to high winds and low fuel moisture a mutual-aid request was made to Pueblo County Sheriff Emergency Services Bureau (ESB) Fire Team and Rye Fire Protection District for a type 6 brush truck from each …

Tri-County Pancake Breakfast

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Tri-County Pancake Breakfast The Tri-County Volunteer Fire Department held their annual pancake breakfast in Rush on April 15th, 2017. The community and their kids came out in force to enjoy breakfast, meet with firefighters, participate in the department’s annual Easter egg hunt and help celebrate the department’s 40th birthday. Medical helicopters from Memorial Star in Colorado Springs and AirLife in …

Cherry Creek Trail Fire

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Cherry Creek Trail Fire South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a small brush fire along the Cherry Creek Trail south of Lincoln Ave. on April 13th, 2017. Battalion Chief 41 assumed command while Engine 41 and Brush 42 started a directed attack on a ½ acre fire. One additional Brush Truck was requested and when winds increased the incident …

Parker Ponderosa Wildland Interface Fire

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Parker Wildland Interface Fire At 12:53 on April 13th, 2017 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a Wildland Interface Fire along the Cherry Creek Trail south of Pine Lane in Parker. First arriving units observed a smoke plume carrying embers and a large volume of fire consuming thick vegetation. Battalion 41 assumed command and the incident was split into 2 …

Inverness Technical Rescue

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Inverness Technical Rescue South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a fall victim at a construction site located at 169 Inverness Drive West on April 13rd, 2017. A construction worker who fell 20 feet was located on the 4th floor and quickly attended to by Tower 32 and Medic 31. Battalion Chief 34 assumed command and assigned Safety 33 as …

Littleton Hunters Run Fire

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Littleton House Fire At 01:32 on April 13th, 2017 Littleton Fire Rescue Engine 13 was dispatched to an outside fire near the 6800 block of South Platte Canyon Road. Upon arrival in the area a large amount of fire was visible in the Polo Run Community, prompting a full 1st Alarm dispatch. After searching through the neighborhood streets Engine 13 …

Jackson 105 2nd Alarm Wildland Fire

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2nd Alarm Wildland Fire Jackson 105 Fire Protection District, Castle Rock Fire Rescue and West Douglas County Fire Protection District were dispatched to a Wildland Interface Fire on Faver Drive on April 10th, 2017. First arriving crews found a ½ acre fire quickly spreading uphill in grass and scrub oak. With homes nearby and difficult terrain, a 2nd Alarm was …

Littleton West Hinsdale Place Attic Fire

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Littleton Attic Fire At 15:17 on April 8th, 2017 Littleton Fire Rescue were dispatched to a residential structure fire at 5566 West Hinsdale Place. A 911 caller reported seeing flames from the roof a home. First arriving Battalion 10 sized up a small two story single family home with a working fire in the attic and assumed command. Engine 19 …

Windsor Severance Pancake Breakfast 2017

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Windsor Severance Pancake Breakfast Windsor Severance Fire Rescue held their annual pancake breakfast at Station 1 in Windsor on April 8th, 2017. Hundreds of community members came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy breakfast. Funds from the breakfast go to the WSFR Fire Museum in Boardwalk Park. The museum, which houses a large collection of …

Denver Motel Fire

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Denver Motel Fire Around 20:00 on April 3rd, 2017 Denver Fire Department Group M-23 was dispatched to a multi-family structure fire at Iowa & Broadway. First arriving Truck 16 sized up an abandoned single story motel with fire showing from the roof, assumed command and forced entry. Engine 16 laid in from the plug at Broadway at Iowa, and advanced a …

West Metro Youngfield Kitchen Fire

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West Metro Kitchen Fire At 16:53 on March 30th, 2017 West Metro Fire Rescue were dispatched to a structure fire at 2445 Youngfield St at the Applewood Retirement Community. First due Engine 5 found a large retirement center with a working fire, smoke showing from the second floor deck and stretched a vertical sandpipe to the second floor with Medic …

Wray Volunteer Fire Department 100th Anniversary

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Wray 100th Anniversary The Wray Volunteer Fire Department celebrated their 100th Anniversary with a King of the Grill Barbeque Competition and open house on March 25th, 2017. Hundreds of community members came to enjoy barbeque, meet with firefighters and help raise funds for the department. Seventeen entries participated in the inaugural BBQ competition. Congratulations to Sam and Katie George for …

Aurora 2nd Alarm Fire

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Aurora 2nd Alarm Fire Around 18:45 on March 23rd, 2017 while Aurora Fire Rescue were battling a working multiple dwelling fire at Red Sky Condos at 14692 E. 2nd Ave. multiple 911 callers reported a building on fire at the southwest corner of I-225 and I-70. While companies were responding a large plume of black smoke was already visible, prompting …

West Metro Braun Court House Fire

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West Metro House Fire At 03:02 on March 19th, 2017 West Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a possible structure fire at 3125 Braun Ct. First due Engine 5 found a small 2-story split level ranch residence with a working fire in the basement. Engine 5 declared an offensive strategy with Alpha side accountability and fast attack, advancing a 1 …

Sunshine Wildland Fire

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Sunshine Wildland Fire Around 01:30 on March 19th, 2017  Fire crews were alerted to a wildland fire in the Sunshine Canyon area that was near Boulder. Within 10 minutes of the initial dispatch the incident was upgraded to a full Boulder County Wildland Task Force assignment. Resources included Sugarloaf, Nederland, Boulder Mountain, City of Boulder for 2 Structure Engines, Lyons, …

Denver Chimney Rescue

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Denver Chimney Rescue February 17th, 2017 at approximately 14:30 Denver Fire Department responded to a confined space rescue at Denver City Lofts, 1742 Champa Street. A male subject told authorities that he fell into a chimney while having a cigarette on the roof. DFD’s Technical Rescue Team responded to the scene and spent about two hours cutting into the wall …

Stratton Pancake Supper

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Stratton Pancake Supper The Stratton Volunteer Fire Department held their annual pancake supper at the Stratton Fire Station on March 11th, 2017. The small community in eastern Colorado came out to support their local volunteers and enjoy all you can eat pancakes and sausage for supper. Proceeds from the annual event benefited the department.  

Saint Patricks Day Parade 2017

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017 Hundreds of local firefighters, family members and friends were among the thousands of participants in the 55th Annual Saint Patrick’s Parade through downtown Denver on March 11th, 2017. Over two hundred entries were in this years parade despite the cold temperature, overcast sky and wet weather including Aurora Fire Rescue, Black Hawk Fire Department, Denver …

Ken Caryl Fire

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Ken Caryl Fire At 01:26 on March 11, 2017 West Metro Fire Rescue Engine 13, Brush 13 and Engine 12 were alerted to a Highway Brush Fire at Ken Caryl and C-470. A single 911 caller reported visible flames near the hogback. Crews initially checked the highway from Kipling to Bowles with nothing found, then identified a glow coming from …