Denver Shoshone Street 2nd Alarm Warehouse Fire

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Denver Warehouse Fire On December 30th, 2014 Denver Fire Department was called out to a reported fire in a warehouse at W. 13th Ave. & Shoshone St.  in the warehouse district. Crews arrived to a one story factory fully involved, and command requested a 2nd alarm, crews contained the fire quickly by aggressive firefighting forces. Crews were called back out for a rekindle …

Westminster Apartment Fire

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Westminster Apartment Fire Around 16:00 on December 21, 2014 Westminster Fire Department was called out to a reported structure fire at 3761 W. 68th Ave. at the Lakeview Apartments. Crews found smoke from the roof. Units on Scene: Westminster: Battalion 1, Engine 1, Medic 1, Engine 2, Truck 2, Medic 2, Truck 3 & Engine 4 Adams County Fire Rescue: Battalion …

Wheat Ridge Iris Street Commercial Fire

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Wheat Ridge Commercial Fire At 21:05 on December 13th, 2014 Arvada Fire Protection District was alerted to a commercial structure fire at 4900 Iris St. in Wheat Ridge. Dispatch advised units that 911 caller reports dark smoke coming from the building. Engine 52 arrived to working fire in a single story medium size building and pulled a 1 3/4 line in for fire …

Denver Capitol Hill 2nd Alarm

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Capitol Hill 2nd Alarm On December 6th, 2014 Denver Fire Department was called to a working structure fire in the 1500 block of Race St. in Capitol Hill. Crews arrived to a 3-story Victorian structure well involved with exposure problems. Crews got an aggressive stop. No injuries were reported. Denver Paramedics & Denver Police Department

Denver Turkey Fryer Demo

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Denver Turkey Fryer Demo In preparation for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, the Denver Fire Department held a turkey fryer demonstration at the Rocky Mountain Fire Academy on November 18th, 2014. The demonstration highlighted the safety hazards that may be present when deep frying turkeys. U.S. fire departments are responding to more than 1,000 fires each year in which a deep fryer is …

Elbert Fire Table Top Training

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Elbert Table Top Training Firefighters from Elbert Fire Protection District took advantage of the cold and snowy weather on November 15th, 2014 to hone their response to wildland fires. The department used part of their monthly training to conduct a tabletop exercise simulating the response to a fast moving wildland fire in the southern part of their district. Firefighters considered location, terrain, resources, …

Adams County Del Norte Structure Fire

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Adams County Structure Fire At 10:45 on November 13th, 2014 Adams County Fire Rescue with Federal Heights and Thornton Fire were dispatched to a residential structure fire at 400 Del Norte St. in Western Hills. Firefighters arrived on scene and found heavy smoke coming from a single-family residence currently up for sale. Medic 11, the first unit to arrive on …

Elbert Fire Annual Fundraiser 2014

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Elbert Fire Fundraiser Elbert Fire Protection District held their annual fall fundraiser on November 8th, 2014. The proceeds from the silent auction and sale benefited the Elbert Firefighters Fund. Community members were able to bid on a number of items including Denver Broncos sports memorabilia and collectible dolls. Other donated miscellaneous items and “Proud Supporter” of Elbert Fire Rescue T-shirts …

Brighton Truck or Treat 2014

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Brighton Truck or Treat Brighton Fire Rescue District Brighton Fire Rescue held their annual Truck or Treat at Station 51 in downtown Brighton on October 25th, 2014. Hundreds of ghosts, ghouls, goblins and other costumed characters attended the spooktacular for some early trick-or-treating. Attendees met with firefighters, picked their favorite carved pumpkin, checked out the haunted engine, toured the spooky …

Eagle River Station 7 Pancake Breakfast 2014

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Eagle River Pancake Breakfast The Eagle River Fire Protection District held a pancake breakfast at Station 7 in Avon on September 28th, 2014 to help raise funds for the Eagle County Emergency Responders Fund. The Fund was unofficially launched on September 11, 2014, as a civilian run organization committed to raising funds on behalf of all emergency responders in Eagle …

Arvada Safety Fair 2014

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Arvada Safety Fair 2014 Arvada Fire Protection District hosted their Safety Fair at the Apex Recreation Center on September 20th, 2014. Attendees were able to meet with firefighters, check out an engine, look at an ambulance and learn a plethora of important safety tips. The Arvada Police Department, Jefferson County Sheriff and the Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services also participated in …

2014 Denver 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

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Denver 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb The 2014 Denver 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb was held at the Century Link Building in downtown Denver on September 11th. 2014. Hundreds of Firefighters from 51 departments and 10 states, climbed the 55 story building twice in full turnout gear, carrying a piece of equipment used for high-rise fires. The primary purpose of the Memorial …

NATRT Trench Training

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NATRT Trench Training The North Area Technical Rescue Team conducted trench rescue training at Standley Lake in Westminster on September 8th, 9th and 12th, 2014. Team members were able to hone their skills identifying hazards, selecting equipment, monitoring the atmosphere, shoring the scene and removing victims. The North Area Technical Rescue Team (NATRT) was formed in June of 1995 as a coordinated technical …

Denver Steele Street MVA

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Vehicle Into House Denver Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 4400 block of Steele St. around 16:20 on September 4th, 2014. Initial reports indicated that a vehicle had crashed into a house. Units arrived on scene and discovered that a blue Ford Explorer crashed through the front wall of a residence at 4455 Steele Street. Two occupants …

Denver Fast Food Fire

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Denver Fast Food Fire September 4th, 2014 Denver Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the Wendy’s restaurant at 857 E. Colfax Ave. in Capital Hill. Crews arrived to smoke showing from the roof. Units on Scene: Chief 4, Engine 1, Tower 1, Engine 3, Tower 4, Truck 15, Rescue 1 & Hamer 1 Denver Paramedics & Denver Police …