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, …

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 …

Hot Times Kool Cars 2013

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Hot Times Kool Cars The 21st Annual Firefighters Hot Times Kool Cars charity auto show was held at the Arvada Center on August 25th, 2013. Firefighters from Arvada, Aurora, Westminster, Wheat Ridge and the Colorado Firefighter Calendar participated in the event. Proceeds benefitted the Children’s Hospital Colorado Burn Center.

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 3340 W. 94th Ave. at Hooker St. Crews arrived to heavy smoke showing from a one-story residential structure. No other information is available at this time. Westminster Police Department

2014 Colorado Firefighter Calendar Debut

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Colorado Firefighter Calendar Debut 2014 The 2014 Colorado Firefighter Calendar debut was held at Mile High Station in Denver on August 16th, 2013. The firefighters selected to appear in next year’s beefcake style calendar made their debut on the catwalk in front of a full house. Proceeds from calendar sales benefit the Children’s Hospital Colorado Burn Center.

Clear Creek Canyon Climber Rescue

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Golden Fallen Climber Rescue At 18:26 on August 11th, 2013 Golden Fire Department responded to a report of a fallen climber in Clear Creek Canyon at the junction of Hwy. 6. Dispatch advised units that 911 caller reported that the climber suffered a seizure. Crews arrived and determined that the patient would need to be rescued and carried from the trail with a …

Wheat Ridge Youngfield Street Rollover

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Wheat Ridge Rollover On August 5th, 2013 around 07:45 Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District responded to a reported MVA with a rollover and possible parties trapped at Youngfield St. and the I-70 ramp. Tower 72 arrived to a two-vehicle accident with one vehicle on it side. Northbound Youngfield St. was closed by Wheat Ridge Police Department.