Grand Junction Station 8 Hose Uncoupling

Antonio Archuleta 2023 Incidents, Events, Home, January 2023

Station 8 Hose Uncoupling On January 23rd, 2023 the Grand Junction Fire Department held an opening ceremony with a hose uncoupling for the new Station 8. Members assigned to Station 8 on and off duty, Clifton Fire Protection District, administrative staff, police department command staff, city officials, contractors and builders gathered to celebrate with the public. Fire Chief Watkins, members …

Grand Junction F 1/2 Garage Fire

Antonio Archuleta 2023 Incidents, Home, January 2023

Grand Junction Garage Fire At approximately 13:08 on January 15th, 2023 Grand Junction Regional Communication Center dispatched the Grand Junction Fire Department to an unconfirmed residential structure fire in the 2600 block of F 1/2 Rd. Caller reported fire in the garage with propane tanks nearby. Engine 3 arrived on scene and reported smoke coming from the eaves of the …

Derby Larkwood Street Working Garage Fire

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, December 2022, Home

South Adams Working Garage Fire At 23:28 on December 31st, 2022 South Adams County Fire Department, Adams County Fire Rescue and Platte Valley Ambulance was dispatched to an unattached building fire in the 7900 block of Larkwood St. in the Derby area. AdCom updated responding units of an unattached garage fire with flames from the roof with loud bangs and …

South Metro Shenstone Drive Residential Fire

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, December 2022, Home

Confirmed Residential Fire Around 19:45 on December 30th, 2022 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a smoke investigation inside which was upgraded to a reported structure fire in the 9500 block of Shenstone Drive in in unincorporated Douglas County. Caller reported smoke inside and possible fire with a peloton bike with flames seen. With the update, Battalion 4 upgraded …

Centennial East Dry Creek Road Commercial Fire

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, December 2022, Home

South Metro Commercial Fire At 10:24 on December 23rd, 2022 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a smoke investigation inside at the Rail Apartments, located at 10001 E. Dry Creek Rd. in Centennial.  South Metro Emergency Communications updated Battalion 5 and units responding that a caller in a second floor apartment reported smoke inside, possibly from a dryer vent …

Littleton South Windermere Working Fire

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, December 2022, Home

South Metro Structure Fire At 08:32 on December 23rd, 2022 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to an inside smoke investigation at 5519 S. Windermere St. in Littleton. South Metro Emergency Communications advised Battalion 2 that a second caller had reported a fire in the laundry room and the call had been upgraded to a reported structure fire. Battalion 2 upgraded the …

South Metro South Parker Road 2nd Alarm Fire

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, Home, November 2022

2nd Alarm Multi-Family Fire At 12:21 on November 3rd, 2022 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched for a reported multi-family structure fire at Club Valencia, 1300 S. Parker Rd. Battalion 5 requested the call be upgraded to confirmed structure fire based on MDT notes, adding a confirmed response balance. South Metro Emergency Communications advised Battalion 5, while enroute, multiple callers …

Lower Valley Mulberry Street Commercial Structure Fire

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, Home, October 2022

Working Structure Fire At 01:27 on October 17th, 2022 Grand Junction Regional Communication Center (GJRCC) dispatched Lower Valley Fire District to a reported commercial structure fire at Pet Particulars, 242 S. Mulberry St. The 911 caller reported the whole building was on fire with smoke and flames showing and believed there were pets boarded up inside. One additional engine over …

Carbondale 2022 Open House

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, Events, Home, October 2022

Carbondale Open House On October 15th, 2022 the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District held its annual open house at Station 81 in Carbondale. The consisted of burgers and dogs for lunch, a ropes demonstration of their training tower, a class B live fire demonstration in their new training building, and a propane gas fire demonstration.  The CRFPD consists of …

Palisade Propane Fire Training

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, Events, Home, October 2022

Colorado Propane Fire Training On October 8th, 2022, the Palisade Fire Department, East Orchard Mesa Fire Protection District, and troopers from Colorado State Patrol‘s Hazardous Materials Section spent the day going through a propane emergency class hosted at the Palisade Fire Department. The class was put on by Colorado Propane Fire Training. The morning was spent in the classroom going …

Colorado River Station 41 Open House 2022

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, Events, Home, September 2022

CRFR Community Open House On September 24th, 2022 the Colorado River Fire Rescue held their annual open house at Station 41, the first since the pandemic shutdown. The event started with a variety of activities to keep attendees engaged and entertained. Firefighters engaged in a tug of war with kids in attendance, with the tug-of-war starting with a straight rope …

Grand Junction Carter Lane Structure Fire

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, Home, September 2022

Grand Junction Fatal Fire At 23:04 on September 21st, 2022 the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to the 2800 block of Carter Lane in the southeast part of the city for a residential structure fire. Callers reported a working assignment with fire from the roof. Engine 4 arrived first due to a single-story single-family dwelling with a working fire …

North Metro 114th Avenue Hedges Fire

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, Home, September 2022

114th Avenue Hedges Fire At 10:47 on September 7th, 2022 North Metro Fire Rescue District Brush 66 and Truck 62 were dispatched for a report of a grass fire at the Highland Way Apartments, 11310 Melody Drive. PD reported an extremely large fire with bushes involved, not threatening structures, with a fence involved and electrical boxes nearby. Truck 62 requested …

DFPC Operation Prop – Dolores

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, August 2022, Events, Home

Dolores DFPC Training On August 4th, 5th, and 6th 2022 the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control held one of their four “all prop” trainings at the division’s Grizzly Peak Module Station in Dolores featuring the Mobile Driving Simulator Unit, Mobile Pump Operator Unit, and the Mobile Live Fire Training Unit. The division’s training aligned with the annual Tri-State …

Grand Junction St. Mary’s Hospital Vehicle Fire

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, Home, July 2022

Working Vehicle Fire At approximately 12:10 on July 27th, 2022 Grand Junction Fire Department Truck 6 was dispatched to a motor vehicle fire at St. Mary’s Hospital, 2635 N. 7th St. on the west side. Truck 6 arrived and located a non-threatening working vehicle fire, stretched a bumper line for fire attack. The fire was knocked down within minutes of …

Fruitvale Working Basement Fire

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, Home, July 2022

Peachwood Drive Basement Fire At 00:44 on July 25th, 2022 the Grand Junction Regional Communication Center dispatched  Clifton Fire Protection District and Grand Junction Fire Department for a smoke check for the presence of smoke in the area of Eastmoor Drive and Bookcliff Ave. Clifton Engine 21 and Truck 21 were already assigned to a residential structure fire in the …

DFPC Operation Prop – Craig

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, Events, Home, July 2022

Craig DFPC Training On July 22nd, 23rd, and 24th, 2022 the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control held one of their four “all prop” trainings at the Craig Fire & Rescue Training Center featuring the Mobile Driving Simulator Unit, Mobile Pump Operator Unit, and the Mobile Live Fire Training Unit. Personnel from Craig Fire/Rescue, Craig Memorial Health EMS, Steamboat …

Orchard Mesa Residential Fire

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, Home, July 2022

Mesa County Structure Fire At 17:51 on July 21st, 2022 Mesa County Fire Authority was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 3177 ½ William Drive. RP reported trees and the house on fire at the address. Squad 51 went enroute and requested mutual aid from Grand Junction Fire Department. Squad 51 arrived on scene to a single-family residence with …

Garfield County Electric Vehicle Fire Training

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, Events, Home, July 2022

Next Level Extrication Training On July 15th, 2022 firefighters from Garfield County attended a training put on by Next Level Extrication at the Colorado River Fire Rescue training grounds. The morning was spent going over electric vehicle fires and extrication and the risks involved with mitigation of those problems and how to do so safely. The afternoon was hands-on with …

West Metro Snow Creek Fire

Antonio Archuleta 2022 Incidents, Home, July 2022

West Metro Brush Fire At 14:51 on July 12th, 2022 West Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched for a brush fire in the area of Hwy. 285 southbound and Hwy. 8 westbound near Mount Lindo. At 14:57 Engine 9 reported a significant smoke header going up Turkey Creek from Hwy. 285, requested the Douglas County OEM Type 2 helicopter and rebalanced …