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.

Edgewater Marshall Street House Fire

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Edgewater House Fire At 14:13 on November 10th, 2015 Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire in the 2000 block of Marshall St. in Edgewater with auto-aid from West Metro Fire Rescue and Fairmount Fire Protection District. A 911 caller reported all residents were out of the house, but family dogs were still possibly inside. Engine 73 arrived to …

Denver Industrial Fire

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Denver Industrial Fire At approximately 11:30 on November 9th, 2015 Denver Fire Department Chief 4, Engine 9 & Truck 9 were dispatched to a alarm in an industrial building at 3801 E. 50th Ave. Upon arrival crews discovered that a fire had sparked in a large industrial baling machine. The fire, which was suppressed by the building’s fire sprinkler, continued to smolder …

Arvada Double House Fire

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Arvada Double House Fire On October 18th, 2015 at 10:31 Arvada Fire Protection District was alerted to a residential structure fire in the 110121 of W. 70th Dr. with multiple 911 calls. While responding Engine 53 reported heavy smoke showing from W. 72nd Ave. & Kipling St. and Engine 57 advised a smoke plume from Station 57. Engine 53 arrived to …

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 Kalamath House Fire

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Denver House Fire Around 09:00 on October 15th, 2105 Denver Fire Department was called to a house fire in the 4900 block of Kalamath St. Crew arrived to a two-story home with smoke and fire showing. No other information was released at this time. Denver Paramedics & Denver Police Department

North Hogback Fire

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North Hogback Fire Around 15:00 on October 14th, 2015 West Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a brush fire on the eastbound side of C-470 east of Bowles Ave. Engine 13 arrived and reported a working grass fire moving west, and started a direct attack with Brush 13. The fire quickly spread up the hogback prompting a resource request for 3 additional …

Thornton Brush Fire

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Thornton Brush Fire On Ocotober 13th, 2015 at approximately 14:30 Thornton Fire Department was alerted to a fire in the area of E. 160th Ave. (Hwy. 7) & Monaco St. in the Todd Creek area. Initially reports were of a brush fire, but later 911 callers reported that structures may also be involved. With a larger header visible for miles, auto-aid from the Greater …

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.

Westminster Station 4 Open House 2015

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Station 4 Open House Westminster Fire Department held their annual open house at Station 4 on October 10th, 2015. Kids of all ages came out to learn about fire safety, meet with firefighters, tour the fire engines, fire truck rides and a kiddie combat obstacle course. Flight for Life was also on hand with a landing and tours of the medical helicopter.

Hudson Station 3 Open House 2015

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Station 3 Open House Hudson Fire Protection District hosted an open house at Station 3 in Lochbuie on October 10th, 2015, part of the National Fire Prevention Week. The community came out to meet up with the firefightes, and tour the fire engines and station. Kids of all ages learned about fire safety and more.

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. …

Green Mountain House Fire

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West Metro Defensive Fire At 13:31 on September 24th, 2015 West Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 1800 block of S. Zinnia Ct. in Green Mountain, with dispatch advising that possible parties trapped. District 2 advised that smoke showing from C-470 & Morrison Rd. Lakewood Police officers on scene advised that all parties were out. Engine 4 …

Pleasant View Structure Fire

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Pleasant View Structure Fire At 03:39 on September 20th, 2015 Pleasant View Fire Department was alerted to a possible structure fire in the area of W. 13th Ave. & Quaker St. in West Pleasant View. Engine 41 arrived to a working fire in a new house under construction, laid in and established their own water supply. Engine 41 started duck gun …

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2015

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IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial On September 19th, 2015 the 29th Annual International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial was held at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs. A crowd of over 6,000 from all across the country including Canada honored the fallen, with 310 names added to the Wall of Honor this year. This is the first year for …

Arvada Safety Fair 2015

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Arvada Safety Fair 2015 Arvada Fire Protection District hosted their Safety Fair in an effort to promote National Emergency Preparedness Month, the Arvada Fire Department and the City of Arvada teamed up with the Citizens of Arvada Preparing for Emergencies and the Apex Parks and Recreation District to host the Community Preparedness and Safety Fair at the Apex Center on …