Air Medical Memorial 2016

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Air Medical Memorial 2016 The Annual Air Medical Memorial was held on August 20th, 2016 at the future site of the Air Medical Memorial, 10901 West Toller Dr. in Littleton. Honoring the lives of sixteen air medical crew members lost in the line of duty in 2015. The ceremony started with the flag raising, Helicopter fly-in, and the Remembrance Ceremony. Honoring: …

Golden Cougar Court House Fire

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Golden House Fire On August 13th, 2016 at 16:49 Golden Fire Department was dispatched out to a structure fire at 1551 Cougar Court, dispatch advised units en route that 911 caller reporting smoke and flames were showing. Captain 21 arrived to a working fire showing from the Alpha side of a 2-story family residence. Engine 21 arrived and grabbed the …

Fairmount West 44th Ave Commercial Fire

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Jefferson County Fire On August 9th, 2016 around 19:30 Fairmount Fire Protection District was called out to alarm call at 14352 W. 44th Ave. Engine 32 arrived on scene to a commercial building with light smoke showing, and upgraded the call to a working structure fire. Engine 33 arrived and established a water supply and pulled in a 1 ¾ line. Battalion …

Firefighters Car Fest 2016

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Firefighters Car Fest The first Firefighters Car Fest was held on August 7th, 2016 at the Stenger Soccer Complex in Arvada. Crowds came out to meet with Arvada Fire Protection District firefighters, tour the fire engines old and new, check out all types of vehicles. Proceeds benefited the “Friends of Arvada Fire” 

Colorado Springs Kids First Safety Day 2016

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Kids First Safety Day The Colorado Springs Fire Department and Wescott Fire Protection District participated in the annual Kids First Safety Day at the Chapel Hills Mall in Colorado Springs on August 6th, 2016.  Both departments displayed apparatus and provided fire safety information to area children and their families. The Colorado Springs Police Department, El Paso County Office of Emergency …

Cimarron Hills Open House 2016

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Cimarron Hills Open House Cimarron Hills Fire Department held their annual open house on August 6th, 2016. Local residents got to meet with firefighters, tour the station, check out the apparatus and learn about fire safety. The Department conducted a vehicle extrication demonstration and showed local youngsters the proper way to use a fire extinguisher.  The Colorado State Patrol, El …

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. 19 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 …

Welby Mobile Home Fire

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Mobile Home Fire Just before 09:00 on July 31st, 2016 Adams County Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the Franklin Mobile Home Park at 1616 E. 78th Ave. in Welby. Engine 14 arrived on scene, hit a hydrant across the street and initiated offensive operations.  Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire, ventilate the building and …

Arvada Oak Street Garage Fire

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Arvada Garage Fire At 21:36 on July 25th, 2016 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a garage fire in the 8000 block of Oak St. with 911 caller reporting smoke in the garage and stated they were evacuating. Engine 53 arrived to a single-story ranch style house with a working fire in the garage. Engine 53 made entry through the …

West Metro Oak Drive Kitchen Fire

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Lakewood Kitchen Fire At 13:53 on July 24th, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed structure fire in the 2600 block of Oak Dr. in Lakewood. Crews arrived to smoke showing from a multi-family split level structure, pulled a 1 3/4 line in on the Alpha side for fire attack on a kitchen fire, and Engine 2 established …

Wheat Ridge Tabor Street Kitchen Fire

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Wheat Ridge Kitchen Fire At 9:52 on July 24th, 2016 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a reported fire in the kitchen at the Mountain Vista Senior Living Community 4800 Tabor St. in Wheat Ridge, as they were working another structure fire at W. 59th Ave. & Pierce St. Crews arrived to nothing showing, Medic 56 advised that staff reported …

Centennial Safety Workshop

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Centennial Safety Workshop The City of Centennial held a homeowner’s safety workshop at the Centennial Civic Center on July 23rd, 2016.  Residents got the chance to learn about building code requirements, cooking safety, smoke and carbon monoxide detector maintenance, meet with local firefighters and tour their apparatus. Firefighters from South Metro Fire Rescue, Cunningham Fire Rescue and Littleton Fire Rescue …

North Table Mountain Fire

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North Table Mountain Fire At 17:30 on July 22nd, 2016 Fairmount Fire Protection District was alerted to a wildland fire on North Table Mountain, with Jefferson County Rangers reporting smoke and flames showing near the tower on the the northside of Table Mountain, and receiving multiple 911 calls of smoke showing widely visible from the top. Crews arrived to several acres …

Denver Scrap Metal Recycling Center Fire

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Recycling Center Fire Around 16:45 on July 10th, 2016 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to 4920 Washington St. on a large recycling fire at the Denver Scrap Metal Recycling Center. Heavy black smoke was seen all around the Denver metro area, and multiple 911 callers. Crews arrived to heavy fire and black smoke in a large pile of scrap metal behind …

Cold Springs Wildfire

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Cold Springs Wildfire Around 13:30 on July 9th, 2016 Nederland Fire Protection District was called to a vegetation fire southeast of the Hwy. 72 (Peak to Peak Hwy) & Cold Springs Rd. At the same time Clear Creek County & Gilpin County crews were battling a vegetation fire off oh Hwy. 119. Nederland firefighters arrived to a large fire burning, …