Denver Zenobia Street House Fire

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Denver House Fire At 20:440 on December 16th, 2015 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a reported house on fire in the 4100 block of Zenobia St. Engine 17 arrived to a single-story single-family home with smoke showing on the Charlie side of the structure, secured their own water supply, and laid in from the plug at W. 41st Ave. to the …

Candy Cane Festival 2015

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Candy Cane Festival Adams County Fire Rescue joined Santa Clause at the 15th Annual Candy Cane Festival at Hammond’s Candies in Adams County on December 11th and 12th, 2015. Despite the fluctuation in weather, the Adams County engine was just as big a hit as the candy and Santa himself. Other activities included a horse-drawn carriage, trolley rides, cookie decorating, games …

Poudre 2nd Alarm Apartment Fire

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2nd Alarm Apartment Fire At 05:13 on December 1st, 2015 Poudre Fire Authority was alerted to an apartment fire at 1050 Hobbit St. in Fort Collins. Crews arrived approximately four minutes later and discovered fire in the attic. The fire was brought under control in about 15 minutes. Damage was confined to a portion of the wall around the fireplace.  Residents were …

Trooper Jursevics Memorial

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Trooper Jaimie Jursevics Memorial A Celebration of Life Ceremony for Trooper Jaimie Jursevics of the Colorado State Patrol was held on November 23rd, 2015 at the Denver First Church of the Nazarene. Thousands came out to honor her with a large procession including law enforcement, fire departments and medical responders from all over the state, region and nation. Jursevics was 33 years-old, …

Lake Arbor Kitchen Fire

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Arvada Kitchen Fire At 16:35 on November 22nd, 2015 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a possible structure fire in the 6200 block of W. 80th Pl. in Lake Arbor with multiple 911 calls. Engine 55 arrived to a 2-story single-family with nothing showing, and began investigation. Engine 55 reported smoke showing from the kitchen and from the eves, advised dispatch …

Poudre Knotwood Court Structure Fire

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Fort Collins Structure Fire At 11:39 on November 22, 2015 Poudre Fire Authority was alerted to a structure fire at 1506 Knotwood Court in Fort Collins. Engine 4 arrived to dark smoke and flames in the back of the residence. A second alarm was immediately called due to a confirmed structure fire and possible need for rescue. Engine 4 deployed an …

Poudre Apartment Fire

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2nd Alarm Apartment Fire At 08:49 on November 16, 2015 Poudre Fire Authority responded to a fire alarm at 250 W. Prospect Rd. The fire alarm call turned into an actual fire for firefighters in a student housing complex. Engine 3 arrived and found a three-story apartment building with smoke showing from the third floor. As they were preparing to enter the building, fire …

Elbert Open House 2015

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Elbert Open House Elbert Fire Protection District held their annual open house on November 14th, 2015. Community members were able to meet with firefighters, tour the station and check out the department’s apparatus including their new tender. Tender 232, a 2014 Peterbilt with a 3000-gallon tank arrived in May. The annual open house coincided with the Elbert Craft Fair.

Craig Moilanen Memorial

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Craig Moilanen Memorial Craig Moilanen memorial service, a celebration of his life was held at the St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church 6673 W. Chatfield Ave. in Littleton on October 16th, 2015 with full line of duty honors. Flags on all state buildings were flown at half-staff in his honor. A procession with fire trucks traveled from the Horan & McConaty Funeral Home …

Denver Fit For Fire 2015

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Fit For Fire 5K The Denver Fire Department 2015 Fit for Fire 5K was held on October 11th, 2015 in Washington Park in Denver. The fun run for kids, a 5K run, a 5K walk. Proceeds from the event benefit the Friends of the Denver Fire Department and the Denver Firefighter’s Burn Foundation.

Westminster Station 4 Open House 2015

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Station 4 Open House Westminster Fire Department held their annual open house at Station 4 on October 10th, 2015. Kids of all ages came out to learn about fire safety, meet with firefighters, tour the fire engines, fire truck rides and a kiddie combat obstacle course. Flight for Life was also on hand with a landing and tours of the medical helicopter.

Cunningham Station 62 Open House 2015

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Cunningham Open House The Cunningham Fire Protection District kicked off Fire Prevention Week with their annual open house at Station 62 in Centennial. The community was invited in to meet with firefighters tour the station, check out the apparatus, learn about fire safety and enjoy a free pancake breakfast. The Arapahoe County Sheriff, Arapahoe Rescue Patrol and Littleton Fire Rescue …

Denver East Evans Commercial Fire

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Denver Deadbeat Club Fire On September 25th, 2015 at approximately 16:30 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 4040 E. Evans Ave. Crews arrived on scene and found the old Deadbeat Nightclub engulfed in fire. Firefighters were on scene several hours tackling the blaze, mopping up hot spots and determining the cause. No injuries were reported. …

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2015

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IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial On September 19th, 2015 the 29th Annual International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial was held at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs. A crowd of over 6,000 from all across the country including Canada honored the fallen, with 310 names added to the Wall of Honor this year. This is the first year for …

Arvada Safety Fair 2015

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Arvada Safety Fair 2015 Arvada Fire Protection District hosted their Safety Fair in an effort to promote National Emergency Preparedness Month, the Arvada Fire Department and the City of Arvada teamed up with the Citizens of Arvada Preparing for Emergencies and the Apex Parks and Recreation District to host the Community Preparedness and Safety Fair at the Apex Center on …

Denver Trench Rescue Training

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Denver Trench Rescue Training Several crews from the Denver Fire Department participated in trench rescue training at the Rocky Mountain Fire Academy on September 18th, 2015. Trench rescue is a specialized form of rescue that involves shoring up the sides of a trench in order to removed a trapped or injured victim. Engine 1, Tower 1, Collapse Rescue, Rescue 1 …