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. …

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 …

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 …