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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

MDA Fill The Boot 2014

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MDA Fill The Boot 2014 Hundreds of firefighters from around the Denver metro area joined with thousands of their colleagues across the country over the Labor Day Holiday Weekend to help “Fill the Boot” for MDA. Firefighters hit the streets in force to collect donations from pedestrians, motorists and other passers-by in an effort to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the …

Wheat Ridge assist with Cycling Challenge

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Pro Cycling Challenge 2014 Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District spent part of their day on August 24th, 2014 assisting with the 2014 USA Pro Cycling Challenge. The challenge, one of the largest cycling events in the United States, featured the best of the best in professional cycling, competing on a challenging course through some of America’s most beautiful scenery. The …

Federal Heights Fair 2014

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Federal Heights Fair The 2014 Federal Heights Fair was held on August 23rd 2014 at the Federal Plaza Shopping Center at 104th Ave. and Federal Blvd. Federal Heights Fire Department firefighters joined with other city staffers and about a dozen artists, businesses, non-profit organizations and vendors for a little fun in the sun with the community. Firefighters met with community members, gave away …

Denver Decatur Street Structure Fire

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Denver Structure Fire On August 22nd, 2014 Denver Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 2439 Decatur St. Crews arrived to heavy fire and smoke. Investigators believe it was caused by contractors working on the roof. No injuries were reported. Units on Scene: Chief 2, Chief 6, Engine 1, Engine 6, Engine 7, Engine 12, Tower 1, Tower 4, …

Air Force Academy Open House 2014

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AFA Open House Air Force Academy Fire & Emergency Services at the U.S. Air Force Academy held an open house at Station 1 on August 16th, 2014. Community members from across the base enjoyed lunch, met with firefighters, toured the station, checked out the apparatus, obtained safety information and learned more about the department. Firefighters conducted a vehicle extrication demonstration and …