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 …

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.

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 …