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 was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 400 Del Norte St. in Western Hills with auto-aid from Federal Heights Fire Department and Thornton Fire Department. Firefighters arrived on scene and found heavy smoke coming from a single-family residence currently up for sale. Medic 11, the …

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 …

Denver Lafayette Street House Fire

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Denver House Fire Just after 20:00 on November 3rd, 2014 Denver Fire Department Engine 3 was dispatched to an outside smoke investigation in the 2900 block of Lafayette St. in the Whittier area. Dispatch received additional information that a structure was on fire and filled the group. Engine 3 arrived and laid in from 29th Ave. & Lafayette St. and found flames …

Lookout Mountain Garage Fire

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Foothills Garage Fire On November 1st, 2014 around 18:30 Foothills Fire Protection District responded to a possible structure fire at 425 Vista Ave. in Lookout Mountain. Crews arrived on scene to smoke and fire showing from the garage area of a single-family home. Command quickly requested an engine and tender for mutual-aid from Evergreen Fire Protection District. Crews worked heavy …