Lakewood St Anthony Hospital Crane Accident

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West Metro Crane Accident On March 31st, 2009 around 11:45 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported crane accident at 11600 W. 2nd Place in Lakewood. Crews arrived to the under construction site of the new St. Anthony Hospital with a crane that twisted and collapsed as it was lifting a vertical I-beam. One construction worker was injured but …

Mesa County Highway 50 Brush Fire

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Mesa County Brush Fire On March 22nd, 2009 at approximately 19:30 Grand Junction Fire Department and Mesa County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Team were dispatched to a grass fire on an island in the Colorado River near Highway 50.  Crews arrived on scene and found a fast moving fire fueled by tall grass and heavy winds.   The fire spread to …

Pleasant View Salvia Court House Fire

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Pleasant View House Fire Around 22:30 on March 19th, 2009 Pleasant View Fire Department was alerted to a structure fire at 1551 Salvia Ct. No other information is available at this time. Units on Scene: Pleasant View: Battalion 41, Chief 41, Engine 42, Truck 41 & Rescue 41 Golden Fire Department: Battalion 22 & Engine 24 West Metro Fire Rescue: …

Coors Building Fire

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Coors Building Fire Around 15:30 on on March 16th, 2009 Fairmount Fire Protection District with Golden Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire at the Coors Complex (Rocky Mountain Metal Container) 17755 W. 32nd Ave. Building 20. Crews arrived and found a small fire on the roof of the building. No injuries were reported and the cause is under …

Lower Valley Rural Structure Fire

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Lower Valley Structure Fire On March 15th, 2009 the Lower Valley Fire District was dispatched to a reported structure fire in a rural area west of Fruita. Firefighters arrived on scene and found an outbuilding fire that had spread to the surrounding vegetation. Fire crews and local residents were able to extinguish the fire in about an hour. The outbuilding …

Lower Valley Clifton Live Fire Training 2009

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Live Fire Training On March 7th, 2009 the Clifton Fire Protection District and Lower Valley Fire Protection District burned down a donated house near Fruita. Both departments took advantage of the opportunity to show their firefighters fire behavior in a controlled environment. The structure was gutted prior to the burn. Units on Scene: Clifton: Engine 22 & Squad 21 Lower …

Lowry Brush Fire

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Lowry Brush Fire On March 3rd, 2009 Denver Fire Department and Aurora Fire Rescue responded to a large brush fire threatening neighborhoods. Crews worked structure protection and mutual-aid was requested with several departments including  South Metro Fire Rescue & Parker Fire Protection District.

Littleton Police Involved MVA Rollover

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Littleton MVA Rollover Around 16:00 on March 3rd, 2009 Littleton Fire Rescue responded to a rollover accident at Federal Blvd. Crews arrived to find a accident involving a Littleton Police Department patrol unit that rolled over. No other information is available at this time. Englewood Police Department, Englewood Fire Department & Sheridan Fire Department

Lower Valley Brush Fire

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Lower Valley Brush Fire On March 3rd, 2009 the Lower Valley Fire Protection District was dispatched to a brush fire near Mack. Firefighters arrived on scene and found a wind driven fire quickly moving north through ranch land. Crews were able to keep the fire away from a nearby home and doused it using brush trucks and their tender. Units …

Grand Junction Brush Fire

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Grand Junction Brush Fire On March 1, 2009, the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a brush fire in the northwest part of the city.  Firefighters arrived on scene and were able to contain and extinguish the blaze with a brush truck and hand tools.  No structures were damaged and no injuries were reported. Units on Scene: Battalion 11, Engine …