Chili’s 2nd Alarm Fire

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Chili’s 2nd Alarm Fire At 14:32 on December 27th, 2016 Littleton Fire Rescue responded to a commercial structure fire at the Chili’s restaurant at 2070 E. County Line Rd. in Highlands Ranch. Crews arrived to flames showing, and 20 minutes later a 2nd Alarm was called, which brought mutual aid from South Metro Fire Rescue. Firefighters operated for several hours …

Denver Tennyson Defensive Fire

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Tennyson Defensive Fire At 9:19 on November 29th, 2016 Denver Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire at 3985 Tennyson St. Engine 17 arrived with heavy fire and smoke showing, laid in and began defensive operations. 2 additional Engine Companies over the 1st Alarm were requested. Crews got the fire under control just before 10:00, and Arson was called, …

Green Mountain Brush Fire

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Wind Driven Brush Fire At 17:16 on November 28th, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a large brush fire in the area of the Jeffco Fairgrounds at W. 6th Ave off Indiana St. 911 callers reporting fire on top of Green Mountain with responding units seeing flames from the distance. Incident Command and Staging were set-up off C-470, past …

West Metro South Depew 2nd Alarm

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2nd Alarm Apartment Fire At 17:28 on November 15th, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed structure fire at 3546 S. Depew St. Engine 10 arrived to a 3-story multi-family structure with a working fire in the center of the apartment building, and pulled a 2 1/2 line in to the Charlie side for fire attack. Denver Fire Department …

Jefferson County 2nd Alarm House Fire

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2nd Alarm House Fire Just after Midnight on November 13th, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed structure fire at 1172 S. Owens St. in unincorporated Jefferson County. Engine 8 arrived to smoke and flames showing from multi-story residential structures and an outbuilding, assumed command and requested a second alarm. Tower 8 arrived ans spit crews with primary …

Chatridge Fire

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Chatridge Fire At 11:50 on October 28th, 2016 Littleton Fire Rescue responded to a reported wildland fire in the area of Hwy. 85 and Chatridge Ct. in Douglas County with mutual-aid from South Metro Fire Rescue. Crews arrived to heavy fire spreading and requested a full wildland response, the fire burned several hours before being put under control. The fire …

Denver York Street Basement Fire

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Denver Basement Fire At 12:00 on October 24th, 2016 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 1142 S. York St. Truck 16 arrived to smoke showing from a single-family structure. Engine 21 established a water supply at Mississippi Ave. and York St, and Engine 16 pulled a second water supply line in. Truck 16 conducted a primary …

Wheat Ridge Kipling Street Apartment Fire

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Kipling Street Apartment Fire At 23:21 on October 21st, 2018 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a confirmed apartment fire at 4635 Kipling St, in Wheat Ridge at the Kipling Village Apartments. Dispatch advised that possible parties trapped, and Battalion 51 requested to additional engines to the scene. Engine 52 arrived to a working fire from the 3rd floor garden …

Fairmount 58th Place House Fire

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Fairmount House Fire At 16:50 on October 2nd, 2016 Fairmount Fire Protection District responded to a possible structure fire at 14955 W. 58th Place with mutual-aid from West Metro Fire Rescue & Golden Fire Department. Engine 31 arrived to nothing showing with evacuation of a 2-story single-family structure. Engine 33 pulled a line in for fire attack in the back …

Wheat Ridge Vegetation Fire

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Wheat Ridge Vegetation Fire At 15:53 on October 2nd, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported brush fire at W. 32nd Ave. & Youngfield St. First due Engine 17 arrived to fire burning in a grassy area, 300 yards northwest of the La Quinta Inn. Engine 5 arrived and set-up on W. 33rd Ave. & Alkire Ct. for …

Jefferson County Hogback Fire

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Hogback Wildland Fire At 13:16 on October 2nd, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported small brush fire in the area west of C-470 & Bowles Ave. Upon arrival Company 13 reported a working brush fire and upgraded to a large brush fire assignment, and started a direct attack. District 3 arrived and assumed command on Eldridge St. and crews …

DFD Hell Night 2016

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Hell Night 2016 Denver Fire Department put their latest class of recruits through Hell Night at the Rocky Mountain Fire Academy on August 2nd, 2016.  Nineteen recruits nearing the end of a long and arduous training academy put their new skills to the test by responding to a number of mock scenarios including a car accident, confined space rescue and …

Rocky Mountain Arsenal Controlled Burn

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Rocky Mountain Arsenal Controlled Burn In an effort to regenerate prairie grass, eliminate weeds and improve wildlife habitat, firefighters from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conducted a controlled burn at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City on March 12th, 2016. Smoke could be seen across the metro area as 30 firefighters from six agencies worked …

Polar Plunge 2016

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Boulder Fire assists at Polar Plunge Boulder Fire-Rescue District took to the frigid waters of Boulder Reservoir on March 5th, 2016 and were Freezin’ for a Reason! Firefighters donned scuba gear and rescue suits in order to keep participants safe at the 2016 Polar Plunge.  Several hundred people took the plunge to help raise funds for Special Olympics Colorado. The crews …

Denver Larimer Street Apartment Fire

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Denver Apartment Fire At 8:00 on March 5th, 2016 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 2258 Larimer St. First arriving units found heavy smoke and made entry into the apartment. Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire in a mattress and ventilated the building. Nobody was home when residents arrived. Snooze, a popular downtown breakfast eatery was …

Superior Brush Fire

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Superior Brush Fire At 12:00 on February 19th, 2016 North Metro Fire Rescue District was dispatched to a brush fire near the intersection of Highway 128 and El Dorado Boulevard. The fire, which consumed approximately 28 acres, burned down a steep ravine fairly close to a housing development in Superior. No structures were damaged and no injuries were reported. Highway 128 …

Denver High Angle Rescue

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Denver High Angle Rescue At 11:00 on February 15th, 2016 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a high angle rescue near 18th and Lincoln St. A construction worker fell while working in a hole at a construction site in the 1700 block of Lincoln and injured his back. Firefighters used ropes, a stokes basket and the aerial on Truck 8 …

South Adams County Pinning Ceremony

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South Adams County Pinning Ceremony South Adams County Fire Department held their 2016 Pinning Ceremony at Adams City High School on January 30th, 2016. The department recognized, promoted or pinned three retirees, four lieutenants, a training officer, a training chief, two deputy chiefs, six fire inspectors and fourteen firefighters. The department also honored three fallen service members from Commerce City …

Denver Ice Rescue Training

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Denver Ice Rescue Training Firefighters from the Denver Fire Department took advantage of the warmer weather on January 2nd, 2016 to engage in ice rescue training in City Park. Despite the frigid temperatures in the area over the holidays, local lakes and waterways can be hazardous for people and their pets. Crews from Station 8 and Station 15 spent part …

Arvada Wadsworth Structure Fire

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Wadsworth Structure Fire At 9:52 on January 2nd, 2016 Arvada Fire Protection District Dispatch Center alerted crews to a structure fire at 6475 Wadsworth Blvd in the Scenic Heights Professional Building. First arriving Arvada Police Department reported smoke and flames showing on the South side of the building. Medic 54 arrived and confirmed there was heavy black smoke showing from the …