Longmont Pratt Street Vehicle Fire

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Longmont Vehicle Fire At 15:15 September 3rd, 2013 Longmont Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire threatening an apartment complex in the 2200 block of Pratt St. on the north side of Longmont. The car fire spread to a nearby tree. Fire was able to knock it down before it reached the structure.

Lafayette Station 2 Dedication

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Lafayette Station 2 Dedication On August 24th, 2013 Lafayette Fire Department opened its second fire station at 511 Exempla Circle near Exempla Good Samaritan Hospital with an open house and dedication. Station 2 will provide better coverage to south Lafayette. In July of 2012, the groundbreaking took place for the station. The station features three vehicle bays and living quarters, …

Craig Moilanen Firefighter Hockey Tournament 2013

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Moilanen Firefighter Hockey Tournament The Moilanen Firefighter Hockey Tournament was held on December 29th, 2013 to raise awareness and funds for Craig Moilanen at the Edge Ice Arena in Littleton. Thank you to Paul Berens who organized the event. The teams that participated were Denver Fire Department, Littleton Fire Department, North Metro Fire Rescue District, South Metro Fire Rescue and …

Fort Collins 2nd Alarm Commercial Fire

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2nd Alarm Commercial Fire At 04:43 on December 26, 2013 Poudre Fire Authority responded to a commercial fire at 1438 Riverside Ave. in Fort Collins. Engine 1 arrived and found a large volume of fire inside the building along with fire coming from a roll-up door in the rear. Shortly thereafter the fire breached the roof. Firefighters attacked the fire defensively, which …

Denver California Street Smoke Investigation

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Denver Smoke Investigation Denver fire Department responded to the Hope Communities Neighborhood Center at 2543 California St. for a reported smoke investigation shortly before 14:30 on December 23rd, 2013. While Engine 3 and Truck 4 checked the interior, the crew of Truck 8 checked the roof. Chief 2 reported that the incident was caused by a small cooking fire. Units …

Boulder County Restaurant Fire

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Greenbriar Structure Fire At 20:15 on December 19th, 2013 Boulder County Communications received 911 call of a smoke filling the building of the Greenbriar Inn at 8735 North Foothills Hwy. in unincorporated Boulder County. Crews arrived to heavy smoke showing and extinguished a fire found in the bar area and no extension into the restaurant. The cause of the fire …

Denver Glendale 3rd Alarm

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Glendale 3rd Alarm Fire Around 23:30 on December 14th, 2013 Denver Fire Department was alerted to a working structure fire at E. Kentucky Ave. and S. Dexter St in Glendale, with dispatch advising that multiple 911 calls. Crews arrived to heavy fire at a under construction site for a multifamily apartment complex, and a 2nd alarm was requested, with heavy fire …

Candy Cane Festival 2013

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Candy Cane Festival The 13th Annual Candy Cane Festival was held at Hammond’s Candies on December 13th and 14th, 2013. The North Washington Fire Rescue and Adams County Sheriff were among the more popular attractions. Thousands of people took advantage of the warm weather to get their holiday edibles, tour the factory, visit with Santa, meet the firefighters and check out the …

Brian Schimpf Memorial

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Brian Schimpf Memorial Brian Schimpf Memorial Service was held on December 12th, 2013 at the Denver First Church of the Nazarene. Over 100 EMS, fire and police agencies from across Colorado honored Brain in a line-of-duty funeral service. Brian worked as an instructor at the Denver Health Paramedic School, and his most recent employment was EMS Captain for Grand County EMS. …

Thornton Pearl Street Commercial Fire

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Thornton Commercial Fire On December 8th, 2013 Thornton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported commercial structure fire at TJ Jeep Shop, 8490 Pearl St. Crews arrived on scene and observed smoked coming from the building. A small fire was found inside. Firefighters were on scene about an hours extinguishing the fire and mopping up. No injuries were reported and …

Westminster Santa Visit

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Westminster Santa Visit On December 3rd, 2013 Westminster Fire Department and Santa Clause visited the good boys and girls in the City of Westminster. Every year, firefighters help Santa out with his busy schedule to make sure he has his list checked twice with all the toys and gift requests. If you are interested in participating or donating to Santa’s visits …

Arvada Marshall Street House Fire

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Working House Fire At 00:50 on December 2nd, 2013 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a possible structure fire in the 6800 block of Marshall St. Truck 54 arrived to a 2-story single family residential with fire and smoke showing, pulled a line in for fire attack in the offensive strategy, and the house appears to be vacant. Battalion 51 arrived, assumed …

Westminster Sheridan Blvd Deck Fire

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Westminster Deck Fire At 12:24 on December 1st, 2013 Westminster Fire Department was called to a confirmed structure fire at 8200 Sheridan Blvd. with multiple 911 calls. Westminster Police Department was first to arrived and reported smoke showing with evacuations, and dispatch advising that over 20 911 calls coming in, prompting Battalion 2 to request an additional Engine & Medic. Engine 1 …

West Metro Vegetation Fire

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West Metro Interface Fire Just after 14:00 on November 13th, 2013 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported vegetation fire in the area of W. Bowles Ave. & Simms St. District 3 confirmed smoke in the air from the Hogback, and dispatch was receiving multiple 911 calls, with some callers reporting structures on fire, prompting an upgrade to a 2nd alarm …

Fort Collins House Fire

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Fort Collins House Fire   At 16:48 on November 3rd, 2013 Poudre Fire Authority was called to 924 Pioneer Ave. on a reported structure fire. Engine 2 arrived on scene to find a large portion of the back of a one story structure in flames. An aggressive attack was able to knock down most of the fire in five minutes with …

Brighton Station Open Houses 2013

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Brighton Station Open Houses Chief Mark Bodane and the members of Brighton Fire Rescue District opened all of their doors to the community on October 18th, 2013 by holding open houses at all five stations in their district. Stations 53, 54 and 55 greeted early risers with a pancake breakfast. Stations 51 and 52 hosted chili lunches later in the …

Favorite Firefighter Contest 2013

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Favorite Firefighter Contest The Denver Wrangler hosted the 2013 Favorite Firefighter Contest on October 13th, 2013. Several models from the 2014 Colorado Firefighter Calendar competed for the title of favorite firefighters. The firefighters completed against one another to collect donations from the audience throughout the event. Proceeds benefitted Children’s Hospital.