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 …