Doors Open Denver 2016

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2016 Doors Open Denver The Denver Fire Department and the Denver Firefighters Museum were among dozens of entities who participated in Doors Open Denver (DOD) on April 23rd – 24th 2016. DOD is an annual two-day event that provides opportunities for residents and visitors to explore some of the unique, high profile and historic structures in Denver. DFD opened up …

Denver Commercial Warehouse Fire

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Denver Commercial Fire At approximately 16:40 on April 22nd, 2016 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in a commercial warehouse at 5000 41st Ave. Crews found heavy smoke on arrival, and made quick work of a rooftop fire at a commercial marijuana grow operation. No injuries were reported. Units on Scene: Chief 2, Chief 4, Ops …

Wheat Ridge Attic Fire

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Wheat Ridge Attic Fire At 07:38 on April 17th, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported structure fire in the 4400 block of Carr St. in Wheat Ridge. Medic 16 arrived to a small single-story residential with a walk out basement, and working fire conditions in the offensive strategy. District 1 arrived and assumed command, upgraded the call …

West Metro MVA Extrication

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Lakewood Wadsworth MVA At 15:30 on April 14th, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a rollover MVA at W. 20th Ave. & Wadsworth Blvd. in Lakewood. Engine 1 & Medic 1 arrived to a 2-vehicle accident with one party trapped in the rollover vehicle, and crews started extrication. Tower 3 positioned as traffic safety and assisted with the …

Pleasant View House Fire

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Pleasant View House Fire At 15:42 on April 13th, 2016 Pleasant View Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 13900 block of W. 6th Pl. in East Pleasant View. 911 caller reporting 2 foot flames showing in the bathroom on the 2nd floor. Chief 41 arrived to a 2-story single-family residence with light smoke showing. Engine …

Commerce City Residential Fire

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Commerce City Residential Fire At approximately 11:00 on April 11th, 2016, the South Adams County Fire Department was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 6820 Niagra St. in Commerce City. The first responding unit arrived on scene and found smoke and flames coming from a one-story clapboard residence. Firefighters hit a hydrant across the street and were able to …

Denver River Rescue

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Denver River Rescue At approximately 17:30 on April 28th, 2016 Denver Fire Department responded to a river rescue in the South Platte River near Denargo St. and Arkins Ct.  A male subject on railroad right-of-way attempted to flee Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Police by crossing across the river when he became stuck. A member of the water rescue team …

Westminster Lowell Blvd Apartment Fire

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Westminster Apartment Fire At 12:20 on April 9th, 2016 Westminster Fire Department responded to a report of bushes on fire and extending to the outside of a building at the Mountain Terrace Apartments in the area of Lowell Blvd. & Bradburn Dr. Engine 2 arrived to a 2-story apartment complex with bushes on fire extending to the side of the structure, …

Arvada Moore Street Basement Fire

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Arvada Basement Fire At 19:29 on April 5th, 2016 Arvada Fire Protection District was alerted to a possible residential structure fire in the 6100 block of Moore St. Dispatch advised that a single 911 caller reporting smoke and flames coming from the basement and everyone was evacuated. Truck 56 arrived to a one-story home with smoke showing from the front door in …

Arvada Upham Street Defensive Fire

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Arvada House Fire On April 4th, 2016 at 08:22 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire in the 6500 block of Upham St. Medic 54 arrived to smoke showing from the Alpha side front door. Rescue 54 arrived and followed up with heavy smoke showing from a single-story single-family residential structure, pulled a 1 3/4 line in on tank water …

Denver Ivanhoe House Fire

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Denver House Fire At 14:43 on April 2nd, 2016 Denver Fire Department was dispatched out to a residential structure fire in the 3600 block of Ivanhoe St. in Northeast Park Hill. Truck 26 arrived on scene to a one-story single-family residence with heavy fire and smoke showing from the Charlie-Delta corner, and started primary search. Engine 10 arrived and started …

Denver Rockies Inn Fire

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Denver Rockies Inn Fire On April 1st, 2016 at approximately 17:00 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire in the former Rockies Inn on Evans Ave. near I-25. Firefighters arrived on scene and found heavy flames and smoke spreading through the building. Smoke could be scene from throughout the metro area.  Crews were on scene several hours battling …