Pleasant View Kitchen Fire

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Pleasant View Kitchen Fire At 17:48 on July 25th, 2015 Pleasant View Fire Department was alerted to a structure fire at 16235 W. 13th Ave. with 911 caller reporting flames visible from the kitchen area. Engine 41 arrived to a single-story duplex with a working fire, and started fast attack with a 1 3/4 line on tank water. Engine 6 established …

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 …

Denver West I-70 Semi Fire

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I-70 Semi Fire Just after 13:00 on July 23rd, 2015 West Metro Fire Rescue & Pleasant View Fire Department responded to a possible MVA and vehicle fire at I-70 & Denver West Parkway. Engine 5 arrived to a fully involved semi on fire, and pulled a line in for fire attack. Engine 41 arrived and advised dispatch that is was not a accident, and …

Wheat Ridge West 34th Place House Fire

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Wheat Ridge House Fire On July 23rd, 2015 at 01:00 Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District with auto-aid from West Metro Fire Rescue & Fairmount Fire Protection District responded to a residential structure fire at 12335 W. 34th Place. Dispatched advised that 911 caller reported a bush & tree on fire in front of the house. Tower 72 arrived to a single-family residential structure …

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 …

Horsetooth Rock Rescue

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Horsetooth Rock Rescue At 14:36 on July 7th, 2015 Poudre Fire Authority was called to a reported female hiker that had fell approximately 20 feet and fractured her leg on Horsetooth Rock located in Horsetooth Mountain Open Space. Rain and mud from the parking area to the rescue site complicated an already challenging rescue. A volunteer firefighter with PFA reached the …

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 …