Westminster Safe Kids Day 2014

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, July 2014 Leave a Comment

Westminster Safe Kids Day Westminster Fire Department hosted Safe Kids Day on July 19th, 2014 at the Orchard Town Center in Westminster. Education booths were set-up and shoppers were able to meet firefighters, learn about summer safety tips and parents were able to purchase bike helmets for their children. All proceeds go back to fire charities such as the B.U.R.N. …

Firefighters vs Military Lacrosse Scrimmage 2014 – Mile High Stadium

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, July 2014 Leave a Comment

Lacrosse Scrimmage Family and friends came to watch and support local firefighters and service members at Mile High Stadium on July 4th. 2014. The lacrosse scrimmage was held before the Denver Outlaws game. The players battled it out for half an hour with a tie game being called due to lightning with 10 minutes left. If interested in participating contact …

Lakewood 3rd Alarm High Rise Fire

admin 2014 Incidents, Home, June 2014 Leave a Comment

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

admin 2014 Incidents, Home, June 2014 Leave a Comment

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. …

Denver Irving Street Garage Fire

admin 2014 Incidents, Home, June 2014 Leave a Comment

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 Evans Ave Restaurant Fire

admin 2014 Incidents, Home, June 2014 Leave a Comment

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

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, June 2014 Leave a Comment

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

admin 2014 Incidents, Home, June 2014 Leave a Comment

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

admin 2014 Incidents, Home, June 2014 Leave a Comment

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

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, June 2014 Leave a Comment

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 …

Denver ARFF Training at DIA

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, May 2014 Leave a Comment

Denver ARFF Training Denver firefighters assigned to Denver International Airport engaged in Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) training on May 27th, 2014. Denver firefighters use three ARFF rigs to extinguish exterior flames before advancing hand lines inside the aircraft. The Denver Fire Department ARFF Training Academy at DIA is a modern, safe facility that trains firefighters in the most advanced …

Arvada Auto X 2014

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, May 2014 Leave a Comment

Arvada Auto X The 2014 Arvada Auto-X Extrication Workshop was held on May 16th, 17th and 18th, 2014 at the Arvada Fire Training Center. A hundred firefighters, some from out of state attended the three-day training class hosted by the Arvada Fire Protection District. The workshop, which had a heavy focus on hands-on training, included NFPA 1670 technician level training …

Candlelight Vigil 2014

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, May 2014 Leave a Comment

Candlelight Vigil 2014 Northglenn Police Department hosted a ceremony on May 5th, 2014 to honored Colorado and national law peace officers. The ceremony was held at E.B. Rains Park in Northglenn with law enforcement officers from all across Colorado gathering to remember their fellow fallen brothers and sisters who have lost their life in the line of duty. part of …

Denver Live Fire Training

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, May 2014 Leave a Comment

Denver Live Fire Training Denver Fire Department firefighters engaged in live fire training exercises at the Rocky Mountain Fire Academy on May 15th, 2014. Chief 5, Engine 9, Engine 14, Engine 29 and Truck 2 were dispatched to make shift structure fires at the training facility to practice fire suppression, ladder operations and ventilation. The exercise gave crews the opportunity …

Colorado Firefighter Calendar Celebrity Judging Event 2014

admin 2014 Incidents, Events, Home, May 2014 Leave a Comment

Celebrity Judging Event The 2015 Colorado Firefighter Calendar Celebrity Judging Event was held at the EXDO Event Center in Denver on May 10th, 2014. Two-dozen firefighters from across the state competed for a spot in the coveted beefcake style calendar by answering questions in their dress blues and then strutting across the catwalk in part of their bunker gear. The …