Denver South Platte River Water Recovery

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Denver Water Recovery At approximately 09:00 on July 25th, 2015 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a possible water rescue in the South Platte River near the 5100 block of Franklin St.  The rescue mission soon changed to a recovery.  Bikers along a nearby trail spotted a body in the water and called 911. Firefighters were able to secure the body …

John Whelan Funeral

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John Whelan Funeral John Whelan Funeral Service was held at the Faith Bible Church in Arvada on July 21st, 2015. Sunrise over the rockies signaled a call for all flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Denver Firefighter/Engineer John Whelan. Firefighters from across Colorado gathered to pay their respect to the Whelan Family and their sisters and brothers with …

Commerce City Vasquez Blvd Commercial Fire

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Commerce City Commercial Fire At 11:47 on July 4th, 2015 South Adams County Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 550 Vasquez Blvd. at E. 56th Ave. Multiple 911 calls reporting a large plume of black smoke, which was seen from all over the metro area. Firefighters arrived to heavy smoke and fire from the roof, and quickly started fire attacked. …

Commerce City Commercial Structure Fire

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Commerce City Commercial Fire On July 3, 2015 at approximately 11:20 South Adams County Fire Department and Denver Fire Department were dispatched to a commercial structure fire at 5460 Colorado Blvd. in Commerce City.  Both departments received numerous calls and heavy black smoke could be seen around the city.  Firefighters arrived on scene, hit two separate hydrants and set up …