Boyd Lake Boat Fire

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Loveland Boat Fire Around 18:30 on June 27th, 2015 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority responded to boat that was on fire at the Boyd Lake State Park. Crews arrived at the marina with two fully involved boats, and crews got the fire quickly extinguished. The boat was just being launched from the dock, when the boat started smoking before it caught …

Wheat Ridge Pierce Street Apartment Fire

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Wheat Ridge Apartment Fire Just after 17:00 on June 24th, 2015 Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District with auto-aid from Fairmount Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire at 3715 Pierce St. Engine 73 arrived to a single-story multi-family apartment building with smoke showing and started fire attack. Engine 71 laid in, Tower 72 assigned as search, and Engine 33 was assigned as RIT. …

Denver Recruit Class 2015-2

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Recruit Class 2015-2 Denver Fire Department newest firefighters are almost set to hit the streets. Recruit Class 2015-2, one of the biggest in DFD history, is four weeks into their five-week academy. The class, made up entirely of former Englewood Fire Department firefighters completed their last day of live fire training at the Rocky Mountain Fire Academy on June  24th, …

Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Muster 2015

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30th Annual Fire Muster The 30th Annual Schomp Automotive and Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Parade & Muster was held on June 20th, 2015, and hosted by Arapahoe Community College. The fire parade featured antique fire truck and newer fire apparatus that traveled through Historic Downtown Littleton. Firefighters from the 2016 Colorado Firefighter Calendar also were at the event signing and selling …

Westminster Newton Street Apartment Fire

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Westminster Apartment Fire Around 22:30 on June 30th, 2015 Westminster Fire Department were dispatched to a structure fire at 7155 Newton St with auto-aid from Adams County Fire Rescue. Engine 1 arrived to a 2-story apartment building with fire showing on the outside of the Alpha-Bravo corner, extending inside the walls. Engine 1 took command, and began fie attack from …

North Metro Station 61 Open House 2015

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Station 61 Open House North Metro Fire Rescue District along with Broomfield Police Department hosted their 11th annual flag retirement ceremony and open house on June 13th, 2015 at Station 61 in Broomfield. Firefighters, police officers, veterans with the memorial museum, local Boy Scouts from DEN 606 as well as other members of the community gathered to respectfully dispose of their …

East Metro Fire Academy Graduation 2015

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Fire Academy Graduation After months of grueling academy training and hours of intense studying, thirty recruits from five departments along the I-70 corridor became new firefighters on June 7th, 2015.  Recruits with Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue, Byers Fire Protection District, Deer Trail Rural Fire Protection District,  Sable Altura Fire Rescue and Strasburg Fire Protection District took their oath of office and received their …

Cache la Poudre River Rescue

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Cache la Poudre River Rescue At 15:21 on June 4th, 2015 Poudre Fire Authority firefighters were training on swift water rescue this afternoon when a 911 call reported two men had fell off inner-tubes they were riding and were in the Cache la Poudre River at Picnic Rock. As firefighters rushed to the scene they were informed the men had made it …