I-70 Beer Truck Rollover

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Beer Truck Rollover Around 12:30 on December 29th, 2008 Fairmount Fire Protection District responded to a semi that overturned off the eastbound entrance ramp onto I-70 from Hwy. 58. Crews arrived to find a semi tractor-trailer on it’s side. The truck lost control and rolled on it’s side at the sharp turn to I-70. The accident shut down Hwy. 58. …

Chief Payne Memorial

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Chief Payne Memorial James “Jim” Payne funeral service was held at the Faith Bible Chapel in Arvada on August 28th, 2008. Jim passed away on August 26th, 2008 after a fall from a ladder at his home when he was trimming a tree, he was in critical condition and in a medically induced coma. Jim devoted his life to his …

Green Mountain Wildland Fire

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Wind Driven Wildland Fire Approximately 12:45 on August 4th, 2008 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a brush fire on Green Mountain from a lightning strike. Crews arrived to wind driven wildland fire with around a 20-acres, crews got control of the fire but winds picked up and shifted them west and threatened homes off W. 6th Ave & Indiana …

Plateau Valley Brush Fire

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Plateau Valley Brush Fire On August 2nd, 2008 the Plateau Valley Fire Protection District, Palisade Fire Fire Protection District, Mesa County Sheriff’ Wildland Fire Team and the Bureau of Land Management were dispatched to a brush fire on the Grand Mesa just south of the town of Mesa. Firefighters used a single engine aerial tanker (Seat 182), brush trucks and …

Thornton Race Street Garage Fire

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Thornton Garage Fire Around 15:00 on July 20th, 2008 Thornton Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire in the 16500 block of Race St. in the North Creek Farms area. Crews arrived to fire showing from the garage. No other information is available at this time. Thornton Police Department

Englewood Semi vs Bridge

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Hampton Ave Semi vs Bridge At 14:50 on June 3rd, 2008 Englewood Fire Department responded to a semi that hit the bridge on Broadway and part of the trailer went off onto Hampton Ave. (Hwy. 285). No other information is available at this time. Englewood Police Department & Connolly’s Towing

Centennial Airport Hanger Collapse

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Centennial Building Collapse Around 13:00 on March 4th, 2008 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a building collapse. Crews arrived and found a hangar under construction at the Centennial Airport collapsed. A construction company was building the hangar for Tac Air, an aviation service. The structure is a small hangar with seven large steel girders. Five girders that made up the …

Littleton Engine 17 Accident

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Engine 17 Accident Around 11:35 on March 4th, 2008 Littleton Fire Rescue Engine 17 responding to accident emergent was hit by a vehicle in the intersection at University Blvd. and Cresthill Lane. One firefighter and one person from the vehicle was injured. Both patients were transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries. Additional information was provided by Littleton Fire …

South Metro 3rd Alarm Apartment Fire

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3rd Alarm Apartment Fire Around 17:00 on January 13th, 2008 South Metro Fire Rescue & Parker Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire at the Ballantyne Apartment complex, 10001 E. Dry Creek Rd. in Centennial. Crews arrived to a six-story multi-family apartment complex with heavy flames and smoke showing. The fire was caused by a portable propane heaters on …

Littleton Aberdeen Ave House Fire

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Littleton House Fire At 03:06 on January 1st, 2008 Littleton Fire Rescue was alerted to a structure fire at 4695 Aberdeen Ave. Engine 15 en route advised flames in the air. Engine 17 arrived on scene to a a fully involved 2-story single-family home and started fire attack with defensive strategy, and needing exposure protection on Charlie side. Crews reported …