Denver Lafayette Street House Fire

admin 2014 Incidents, Home, November 2014 Leave a Comment

Denver House Fire Just after 20:00 on November 3rd, 2014 Denver Fire Department Engine 3 was dispatched to an outside smoke investigation in the 2900 block of Lafayette St. in the Whittier area. Dispatch received additional information that a structure was on fire and filled the group. Engine 3 arrived and laid in from 29th Ave. & Lafayette St. and found flames …

Lookout Mountain Garage Fire

admin 2014 Incidents, Home, November 2014 Leave a Comment

Foothills Garage Fire On November 1st, 2014 around 18:30 Foothills Fire Protection District responded to a possible structure fire at 425 Vista Ave. in Lookout Mountain. Crews arrived on scene to smoke and fire showing from the garage area of a single-family home. Command quickly requested an engine and tender for mutual-aid from Evergreen Fire Protection District. Crews worked heavy …

Brighton Truck or Treat 2014

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, October 2014 Leave a Comment

Brighton Truck or Treat Brighton Fire Rescue District Brighton Fire Rescue held their annual Truck or Treat at Station 51 in downtown Brighton on October 25th, 2014. Hundreds of ghosts, ghouls, goblins and other costumed characters attended the spooktacular for some early trick-or-treating. Attendees met with firefighters, picked their favorite carved pumpkin, checked out the haunted engine, toured the spooky …

Denver Diner Fire

admin 2014 Incidents, Home, October 2014 Leave a Comment

Denver Diner Kitchen Fire Around 01:30 on October 12th, 2014 Denver Fire Department responded to a reported restaurant fire at 740 W. Colfax Ave. at the Denver Diner. Chief 2 arrived to heavy fire and flames through the roof of a one story restaurant, and assumed command on Colfax Ave. Engine 6 arrived and laid in from Galapago St. & Colfax Ave. …

North Metro Safety Fair 2014

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, October 2014 Leave a Comment

North Metro Safety Fair North Metro Fire Rescue District held their annual Fire Safety Fair at Walmart in Northglenn on October 4th, 2014, part of Fire Prevention Week. The community came out to meet with the firefighters, learn about how to evacuate a home when there is an emergency, how to contact 911 and first responders and the importance of …

Eagle River Station 7 Pancake Breakfast 2014

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, September 2014 Leave a Comment

Eagle River Pancake Breakfast The Eagle River Fire Protection District held a pancake breakfast at Station 7 in Avon on September 28th, 2014 to help raise funds for the Eagle County Emergency Responders Fund. The Fund was unofficially launched on September 11, 2014, as a civilian run organization committed to raising funds on behalf of all emergency responders in Eagle …

Lakewood Defensive Structure Fire

admin 2014 Incidents, Home, September 2014 Leave a Comment

Defensive Structure Fire At 02:52 on September 22nd, 2014 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a smoke investigation in the area of W. 3rd Ave, & Sheridan Blvd. Moments later dispatch upgraded the response to a structure fire, and at the same time West Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a confirmed commercial structure fire at 5275 W. 1st Ave. in Lakewood. …

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2014

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, September 2014 Leave a Comment

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial The 28th Annual International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial was held at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs on September 20th, 2014, with thousands of families, friends, loved ones, and firefighters from all across the country including Canada honoring the fallen that have given their lives in the line of duty, with 168 names …

Arvada Safety Fair 2014

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, September 2014 Leave a Comment

Arvada Safety Fair 2014 Arvada Fire Protection District hosted their Safety Fair at the Apex Recreation Center on September 20th, 2014. Attendees were able to meet with firefighters, check out an engine, look at an ambulance and learn a plethora of important safety tips. The Arvada Police Department, Jefferson County Sheriff and the Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services also participated in …

2014 Denver 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, September 2014 Leave a Comment

Denver 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb The 2014 Denver 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb was held at the Century Link Building in downtown Denver on September 11th. 2014. Hundreds of Firefighters from 51 departments and 10 states, climbed the 55 story building twice in full turnout gear, carrying a piece of equipment used for high-rise fires. The primary purpose of the Memorial …

NATRT Trench Training

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, September 2014 Leave a Comment

NATRT Trench Training The North Area Technical Rescue Team conducted trench rescue training at Standley Lake in Westminster on September 8th, 9th and 12th, 2014. Team members were able to hone their skills identifying hazards, selecting equipment, monitoring the atmosphere, shoring the scene and removing victims. The North Area Technical Rescue Team (NATRT) was formed in June of 1995 as a coordinated technical …

Denver Steele Street MVA

admin 2014 Incidents, Home, September 2014 Leave a Comment

Vehicle Into House Denver Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 4400 block of Steele St. around 16:20 on September 4th, 2014. Initial reports indicated that a vehicle had crashed into a house. Units arrived on scene and discovered that a blue Ford Explorer crashed through the front wall of a residence at 4455 Steele Street. Two occupants …

Denver Fast Food Fire

admin 2014 Incidents, Home, September 2014 Leave a Comment

Denver Fast Food Fire September 4th, 2014 Denver Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the Wendy’s restaurant at 857 E. Colfax Ave. in Capital Hill. Crews arrived to smoke showing from the roof. Units on Scene: Chief 4, Engine 1, Tower 1, Engine 3, Tower 4, Truck 15, Rescue 1 & Hamer 1 Denver Paramedics & Denver Police …

MDA Fill The Boot 2014

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, September 2014 Leave a Comment

MDA Fill The Boot 2014 Hundreds of firefighters from around the Denver metro area joined with thousands of their colleagues across the country over the Labor Day Holiday Weekend to help “Fill the Boot” for MDA. Firefighters hit the streets in force to collect donations from pedestrians, motorists and other passers-by in an effort to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. …