North Area Technical Rescue Team Training 2016

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NATRT Q3 Training The North Area Technical Rescue Team held their annual 3rd quarter training at Rocky Mountain Prestress, 5801 Pecos St. on September 12th, 15th and 16th, 2016. The training, hosted by Adams County Fire Rescue, focused on structural collapse. Firefighters trained on cutting through walls and lifting 12,000-pound slabs of concrete off of victims. The NATRT consists of Adams …

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 …

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. …

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 …

Fort Collins 2nd Alarm Mayday

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Fort Collins 2nd Alarm Mayday At 00:46 on September 22nd, 2013 Poudre Fire Authority was alerted to a structure fire in the 1900 block of E. Lincoln Ave. in Fort Collins. Fort Collins 911 received a report of smoke coming from the building and a first alarm assignment was dispatched. Engine 6 arrived to smoke coming from the western most unit …

Willowbrook Lightning Strike

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West Metro Lightning Strike On September 3rd, 2013 at 17:47 West Metro Fire Rescue was alerted to a confirmed structure fire at 13609 W. Purdue Ave. in Willowbrook. A 911 caller reported flames showing from the eves after the house was hit by lightning. Engine 11 arrived to a two-story single-family residence with fire showing from the 2nd floor, and began offensive …

Arvada Iris Way Garage Fire

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Arvada Garage Fire Around 10:00 on August 31st, 2013 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a garage on fire in the 64oo block of Iris Way. Medic 53 arrived to heavy smoke showing with no fire visible, Battalion 51 arrived and assume command and confirmed a working fire. Engine 52 arrived and established a water supply and advanced a attack line inside …

Glencoe Valley Fire

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Glencoe Valley Fire Around 14:20 on August 19th, 2013 a wind-driven brush fire in the Coal Creek Canyon area in Jefferson County was reported after a 911 caller reported hearing an pop before the fire started.  Crews from several fire departments responded with also about 12,500 gallons of water drops from a helicopter. The residents from Blue Mountain Estates were …

Westminster Ingalls Street House Fire

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Westminster House Fire At 11:28 on August 19th, 2013 Westminster Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 7200 block of Ingalls St. Medic 1 advised black smoke visible from W. 72nd Ave & Stuart St. and Battalion 2 requested additional Engine & Medic. Medic 1 arrived to a 2-story residential structure with flames showing from the Delta side. Engine 1 …

Westminster West 94th Structure Fire

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Westminster Structure Fire On August 17th, 2013 Westminster Fire Department with mutual-aid from Southwest Adams County Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire at W. 94th Ave. & Hooker St. Crews arrived to heavy smoke showing from a one-story residential structure. Westminster Police Department