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 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

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 Beer Truck Rollover

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Beer Truck Rollover Around 13:30 on July 25th, 2013 Fairmount Fire Protection District responded to a reported semi overturned off the eastbound entrance ramp onto I-70 from Hwy. 58. Crews arrived to a semi tractor-trailer rollover and on it’s side with part of the trailer off the ramp onto Youngfield St. The truck was hauling beer from the Coors Brewery when …

Poudre 2nd Alarm Commercial Fire

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2nd Alarm Dental Office Fire At 03:12 on July 12th, 2013 Poudre Fire Authority responded to a report of a possible explosion and fire in a Comfort Dental building at 934 S. Lemay Ave. Engine 1 arrived to a one story, block building with fire coming from two windows on the street-side. An aggressive attack was able to knock down most of …

Poudre 3rd Alarm Apartment Fire

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3rd Alarm Apartment Fire On July 7th, 2013 around 21:50 Poudre Fire Authority to apartment fire at 820 Merganser Dr. Engine 1 arrived they faced a large amount of fire on the exterior and in the attic of the two story, wood-frame apartment building. The fire spread quickly up an exterior wall and into the attic, plus into individual units. With the …

Columbine 2nd Alarm

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Littleton 2nd Alarm Around 17:00 on July 3rd, 2013 Littleton Fire Rescue responded to a reported structure fire at Columbine High School 6201 S. Pierce St. Crews arrived to heavy smoking showing and a 2nd alarm was struck with Englewood Fire Department, West Metro Fire Rescue & South Metro Fire Rescue. The fire was reported to be from welders working outside the school, …

West Metro Holman Way Structure Fire

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West Metro Structure Fire At 15:41 on June 28th, 2013 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported structure fire at 253 Holman Way. Dispatch advised that 911 caller reported smoke coming from the patio and a window melting, and District 1 upgraded the call to a confirmed structure fire response. Engine 5 arrived to a two-story multi-family town-home with light smoke …

Denver Hell Night 2013

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Hell Night 2013 The Denver Fire Department put their latest class of recruits through Hell Night at the Rocky Mountain Fire Academy on June 27th, 2013. Recruits trained over an 8 hour period with numerous fire and rescue scenarios. The recruits were dispatched to water and utility problems, various types of car accidents and fires involving serious injuries, hazards and …

Firefighters vs Military Lacrosse Scrimmage 2013 – Sports Authority Field

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Lacrosse Scrimmage On June 22nd, 2013 Family and friends came to watch and support local firefighters and service members. A Lacrosse scrimmage was held before the Outlaws game at Sports Authority Field between Firefighters and Military. The players battled it out for half an hour with Military winning the scrimmage. If interested in participating contact Jamie Markham at Broncopool@gmail.com

Sheridan Blvd T-Bone MVA

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Sheridan Blvd MVA Around 11:00 on June 18th, 2013 Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District & Denver Fire Department responded to a t-bone accident at W. 38th Ave. & Sheridan Blvd. Crews arrived to a 2-vehicle collision with heavy damage in the intersection and checked for injuries. Crews worked with a patient trapped in the vehicle, and both directions on Sheridan …

I-70 Tractor Trailer Fire

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Denver West Tractor Trailer Fire At 21:52 on June 13th, 2013 West Metro Fire Rescue & Pleasant View Fire Department responded to a possible semi on fire at eastbound I-70 at Denver West. Engine 41 arrived to find a working tractor trailer on fire, and pulled a line for fire attack. Engine 6 arrived and pulled in a second line, and Engine 2 set-up …

Westminster Ingalls Street Natural Gas Explosion

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Westminster Natural Gas Explosion At 11:35 on November 11th, 2013 Westminster Fire Department was alerted to a possible explosion in the 9300 block of Ingalls St. Dispatch advised that other emergency communications centers in the metro area were receiving calls on the explosion. Crews arrived in the area to find two heavily damaged homes with fire and numerous other exposures damaged. …