IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2014

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IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial The 28th Annual International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial was held at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs on September 20th, 2014, with thousands of families, friends, loved ones, and firefighters from all across the country including Canada honoring the fallen that have given their lives in the line of duty, with 168 names …

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. …

Adams County Vegetation Fire

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Adams County Vegetation Fire On August 30th. 2014 Adams County Fire Rescue was alerted to a structure fire in the 8700 block of Devonshire Court in Welby. Responding units reported smoke in the air. Crews arrived to find a multi-family structure with fresh charring, after a quick investigation units reported a unit effect by fire in need of over haul …

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 …

Englewood Vehicle Into House

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Vehicle vs House Around 11:30 on August 13th, 2014 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on University Blvd. at Floyd Ave. Initial reports indicated that a vehicle had crashed into a building. A black Chevrolet Suburban traveling west on Floyd Ave. crossed over University Blvd, and ran off the road and crashed into a garage at 2390 Floyd …

Denver Auto Extrication Training 2014

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Auto Extrication Training Denver Fire Department took advantage of the warm weather on August 13th, 2014 to tear apart a few unclaimed cars left at the Denver Sheriff’s impound lot. The crews of Engine 9, Tower 9 and Hamer 1 assembled at Crusher Auto and Truck Salvage on Brighton Blvd. to practice removing windshields, prying open doors, cutting back a roof and removing parts of a dashboard. The …

Fort Collins Old Town Restaurant Fire

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Old Town Restaurant Fire On August 3rd, 2014 at 09:25 Poudre Fire Authority was alerted to a possible fire at 233 Linden St. Engine 1 arrived to heavy smoke showing from a two-story commercial building in Old Town. Upon further investigation firefighters found active fire in multiple walls and between floors of the building. Holes were cut in floors and walls to gain …

Adams County Live Fire Training

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Live Fire Training Adams County Fire Rescue conducted several live fire training exercises at their fire training tower on E. 68th Ave. on August 2nd, 2014. In addition to the live fire training scenarios, firefighters worked on decontamination and rehab procedures in an effort to improve safety and reduce associated medical problems after a fire. Adams County Fire Rescue was formed by a …