Lakewood 3rd Alarm High Rise Fire

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High Rise Apartment Fire At 06:19 on June 30th, 2014 West Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a confirmed high rise structure fire at 693 Urban Ct. at the Ridgemoor Apartments in Lakewood. Dispatched advised that multiple 911 callers reporting possible parties trapped on the 6th floor with heavy smoke, and a 2nd alarm was struck. Engine 2 arrived to a …

Applewood Kitchen Fire

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Applewood Kitchen Fire At 15:14 on June 28th, 2014 Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District with auto-aid from West Metro Fire Rescue & Fairmount Fire Protection District responded to a confirmed structure fire in the 11700 block of W. 30th Pl. in Lakewood. Dispatched alerted units that a box on the stove caught fire, was not contained and the residents evacuated the structure. …

Greenwood Village Restaurant Fire

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South Metro Structure Fire On June 28th, 2014 at approximately 10:45 South Metro Fire Rescue and Littleton Fire Rescue were dispatched to a reported commercial structure fire at the Kentucky Fried Chicken / A&W at 9351 E. Arapahoe Rd. in Greenwood Village. Crews arrived on scene and found a small fire on the roof of the KFC structure. Firefighters were …

Denver Irving Street Garage Fire

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Denver Garage Fire Denver Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 121 Irving St. on June 27th, 2014. Firefighters arrived on scene within minutes of the call and found a detached garage behind the residence on fire. The fire spread to a privacy fence along the rear property line. Engine 20 laid in from the hydrant at 2nd …

Denver Sherman Street Hazmat Response

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Denver Hazmat Response On June 21st, 2014 at approximately 08:00 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a hazardous materials incident at the Colorado Human Services Building, 1575 Sherman St. Firefighters arrived on scene and found that a container of ammonia in the basement had been turned over due to flooding. The department’s hazardous materials team was called to the scene …

Thornton Monroe Drive Home Explosion

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Thornton Home Explosion On June 19th 2014 at approximately 15:30 Thornton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported home explosion at 13072 Monroe Drive. Crews arrived on scene within a few minutes and found a heavily damaged home. North Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to the scene to assist. Firefighters were on scene for almost two hours extinguishing smoldering areas, …

Denver Evans Ave Restaurant Fire

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Denver Restaurant Fire Around 15:30 n June 15th, 2014 Denver Fire Department was alerted to smoke coming from a restaurant at 1135 E. Evans Ave. at S. Downing St. Crews arrived and found light smoke showing from the roof, and got the fire under control quickly. Units on Scene: Chief 3, Engine 16, Truck 16, Engine 24, Tower 22 & Arson

Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Muster 2014

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29th Annual Fire Muster The 29th Annual Ralph Schomp Automotive Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Parade & Muster was held on June 15th, 2014. The fire apparatus parade went down Littleton Blvd. in Downtown Littleton, and ended at the Arapahoe Community College for the fire muster. The fire muster featured fire truck rides, Littleton Fire Rescue auto extrication demo, and the …

Thornton East 112th Ave MVA

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Thornton Fatal MVA On June 14th, 2014 at 16:23 Thornton Fire Department responded to a MVA at E. 112th Ave. & Colorado Blvd. Crews arrived to accident involving two vehicles and one trauma core patient trapped, and the call was upgraded to a trapped extrication response with additional medic. One patient was transported to a local hospital. Investigators released that …

Westminster West 120th Ave MVA

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Westminster MVA Around 19:00 on June 12th, 2014 Westminster Fire Department was alerted to a possible five-vehicle accident on W. 120th Ave. at N. Pecos St. A 911 caller reported that the accident involved several vehicles with a patient trapped. Crews arrived to find a two-vehicle accident with heavy damage and a party needing extrication. Firefighters quickly popped the driver’s …

East Metro Fire Academy Graduation 2014

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Fire Academy Graduation After four months of arduous training, the East Metro Fire Training Academy graduation was held on June 8th, 2014 at the Bennett Recreation Center. Despite heavy rain, rolling thunder and a nearby tornado warning, 30 recruits took the oath of service and pinned on their badges in front of family, friends and fellow firefighters. Cunningham Fire Protection …

North Washington Water Rescue Response

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Water Rescue Investigation On June 2nd, 2014 at approximately 11:00 North Washington Fire Rescue and Southwest Adams County Fire Protection District were dispatched to a reported water rescue in Clear Creek near Lowell Boulevard and W. 55th Place. Dispatch reported that an overturned kayak was stuck in the current near a spill way just east of Lowell Boulevard. Firefighters arrive …