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 …

Denver ARFF Training at DIA

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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

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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 …

Denver Live Fire Training

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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

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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 …

Evans Station 1 Pancake Breakfast 2014

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Evans Pancake Breakfast Evans Fire Protection District held their annual pancake breakfast at Station 1 on May 10th, 2014. Firefighters served up all you could eat eggs, sausage and pancakes. Proceeds benefited the Evans Fires Safety and Assistance Fund, which provides charitable assistance to victims of fires and other emergencies in the City of Evans and is also used for …

AirLife Memorial EMS Muster 2014

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AirLife Memorial EMS Muster The 17th Annual AirLife Memorial Run/Walk and EMS Celebration was held May 10th, 2014 at Hudson Gardens & Event Center in Littleton, benefiting the Friends of AirLife. The event included a 5k/10k, 5k walk and the kids fun run, a EMS, fire and police muster with emergency vehicles on display, numerous activities including the EMS Volleyball …

Adams County Erie Street 2nd Alarm

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Western Hills Structure Fire At 18:30 on May 4th, 2014 Adcom 911 dispatched out a structure fire at 741 Erie St. in Western Hills, and advised RP saying that his barbeque grill exploded and is catching his house on fire. Engine 33 reported smoke showing from Station 33 and Adams County Sheriff on scene with a fully involved structure, Battalion 31 …

Denver West 47th Ave Warehouse Fire

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Denver Warehouse Fire At 20:40 on May 1st, 2014 Denver Fire Department Chief 5, Engine 27 & Tower 27 were dispatched to a Class 1 fire alarm at 9911 E. 47th Ave. in Northfield. Crews arrived with nothing showing from the exterior and the reporting party advised that smoke was inside the building. Command requested a group while Tower 27 continued to …

Lakewood School Haz-Mat

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Hazardous Materials Incident At 12:25 on April 7th, 2014 West Metro Fire Rescue was alerted to the Jeffco Open Space School at 7655 W. 10th Ave. in Lakewood, on a report of a student having an unknown type of reaction. Engine 1 arrived with Medic 1 and were met with multiple patients with skin irritations, and a full Hazardous Materials Response was …

Evergreen Chimney Fire

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Evergreen Chimney Fire At 10:34 on March 16th, 2014 Evergreen Fire Protection District was alerted to a possible chimney fire on Deer Path with multiple 911 callers reporting flames showing. Crews arrived to a 2-story single-family residence with flames and heavy smoke showing, and command requested a working structure fire tone. Engine 138 arrived and pulled a line for transitional …

Aurora Polar Plunge 2014

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Polar Plunge 2014 After stops in Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver and Englewood, the 2014 Polar Plunge made it’s way to the City of Aurora. Aurora Parks, Recreation and Open Space hosted the event at the Aurora Reservoir on March 8th, 2014. Hundreds of die-hard plungers, many from area law enforcement agencies, took advantage of the warm weather to go “Freezin’ …

Thornton Corona Street 3rd Alarm

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Thornton Structure Fire At 13:45 on March 4th, 2014 Thornton Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 8760 Corona St. Medic 72 arrived to heavy fire showing from two sides of a 3-story apartment building, and conducted a 360 and found heavy involvement to the Charlie side exposure. Engine 72 arrived and assumed command, established their own water supply and declared …

Denver Clear Creek Drive Fire

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Denver House Fire On February 8th, 2014, 2014 Denver Fire Department responded to reported house fire at W. 51st Ave. & Clear Creek Dr.  Crews arrived to a 2-story single family with light smoke showing. No other info was reported on this fire. Denver Paramedics & Denver Police Department

Wheat Ridge West 44th Ave Commercial Fire

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Wheat Ridge Commercial Fire At 21:18 on February 1st, 2014 Arvada Fire Protection District was alerted to a possible commercial structure fire in the 9600 block of W. 44th Ave in Wheat Ridge. Wheat Ridge Police Department was first on scene and reported black smoke showing from the roof. Engine 52 arrived to light smoke showing from a medium size commercial building …