Hudson Station 3 Open House 2015

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Station 3 Open House Hudson Fire Protection District hosted an open house at Station 3 in Lochbuie on October 10th, 2015, part of the National Fire Prevention Week. The community came out to meet up with the firefightes, and tour the fire engines and station. Kids of all ages learned about fire safety and more.

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. …

Green Mountain House Fire

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West Metro Defensive Fire At 13:31 on September 24th, 2015 West Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 1800 block of S. Zinnia Ct. in Green Mountain, with dispatch advising that possible parties trapped. District 2 advised that smoke showing from C-470 & Morrison Rd. Lakewood Police officers on scene advised that all parties were out. Engine 4 …

Pleasant View Structure Fire

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Pleasant View Structure Fire At 03:39 on September 20th, 2015 Pleasant View Fire Department was alerted to a possible structure fire in the area of W. 13th Ave. & Quaker St. in West Pleasant View. Engine 41 arrived to a working fire in a new house under construction, laid in and established their own water supply. Engine 41 started duck gun …

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 …

Wheat Ridge Suspicious Package

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Wheat Ridge Suspicious Package On September 18th, 2015 Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District was alerted to a suspicious package at the Seniors Resource Center 3227 Chase St. Crews arrived and started evacuation of the building of the adult day of senior citizens, and bused then to another location. Wheat Ridge Police Department investigated the threat, and then called the Jefferson County Sheriff …

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 …

MDA Fill The Boot 2015

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MDA Fill The Boot 2015 The 2015 Fill the Boot campaign took place September 4th through September 7th. Thousand of firefighters across the country took to the streets to help raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Contributions help support MDA’s efforts to fund research and provide support services. Throughout the weekend 5280Fire.com photographers ran into firefighters from Adams County, …

Adams County Elbert Way Structure Fire

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Adams County Structure Fire At approximately 07:30 on August 22nd, 2015 Adams County Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported structure fire with heavy smoke at 320 Elbert Way. Mutual aid was requested from several neighboring departments. Units arrived on scene and quickly went to containing and extinguishing the fire. The fire appears to have started on the back deck …

Colorado Firefighter Calendar Debut 2016

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Colorado Firefighter Calendar Debut The hottest event of the summer hit the EXDO Event Center on August 15th, 2015 as the Colorado Firefighter Calendar held their 2016 Debut Party. Seventeen Colorado firefighters heated up the runway as next year’s winners were revealed in front of a capacity crowd. Proceeds from calendar sales and related events benefit the Children’s Hospital Colorado …

Lakewood Fenton Street House Fire

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West Metro Residential Fire On August 10th, 2015 at 13:57 West Metro Fire Rescue dispatched to a reported structure fire at 935 Fenton St. in Lakewood. Engine 1 arrived to a small residential structure fire with smoke showing from the eves, and upgraded to a confirmed structure fire. Engine 1 went into fast attack in the offensive strategy with accountability on the Alpha …