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 …

RTD Accident / Mass Casualty Drill

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RTD Accident / Mass Casualty Drill Firefighters from Adams County Fire Rescue, Arvada Fire Protection District and Westminster Fire Department tested their skills on May 15th, 2016 during a mock commuter rail / mass casualty incident in the 2200 block of west 60th Aven. along the G Line.  RTD, Transit Partners and local emergency officials simulated the collision between a commuter …

Federal Heights Pancake Breakfast 2017

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Federal Heights Pancake Breakfast The Federal Heights Fire Department in conjunction with the mayor and city council hosted a pancake breakfast at the city’s fire station on May 14th, 2016. Hundreds of residents came out for free pancakes, eggs and sausage.  The event allowed attendees the opportunity to meet with firefighters, check out some of the apparatus and tour the …

Colorado Firefighter Calendar Tryouts 2017

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Colorado Firefighter Calendar Tryouts The 2017 Colorado Firefighter Calendar tryouts were held at the EXDO Event Center on May 7th, 2016. Twenty-four firefighters competed for a spot in next year’s calendar by answering questions in their dress blues and parading across the state in part of their bunker gear. Calendar models volunteer their time to raise funds, attend events, educate children, …

Colorado Fallen Firefighters Remembrance Ceremony 2016

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Fallen Firefighters Remembrance Ceremony The 2016 Colorado Fallen Firefighters Remembrance Ceremony was held at the Lakewood Cultural Center on May 7th, 2016. Hundreds of firefighters from across the state came together to pay honor the 146 firefighters who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving the people of Colorado. This year, the names of Denver firefighter John Whelan and Louisville …

Federal Heights 84th Ave Apartment Fire

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Federal Heights Apartment Fire Just before 12:30 on May 1st, 2016 Federal Heights Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at The Lodge on W. 84th Ave.  Truck 41 arrived on scene and found heavy smoke and fire coming from one of the buildings in the center of the complex. Mutual Aid was requested from Adams County, Thornton …

2016 Doors Open Denver

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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 19:40 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 …

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 12:30 on April 9th, 2016 Westminster Fire Department responded to a apartment fire in the area of Lowell Blvd. & Bradburn Dr. Engine 2 arrived to the at the Mountain Terrace Apartments with fire showing, Engine 2 started fire attack with fire from bushes, which extended to the side of the structure. Units on Scene: Westminster: Battalion 1, …

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 …

Denver Federal Blvd 2nd Alarm

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2nd Alarm Apartment Fire Around 21:15 on March 27th, 2016 Denver Fire Department at Federal Blvd. at W. 26th Ave. at the Federal View Apartments. Crews arrived to smoke and fire showing from a 3-story multi-family apartment building with fire showing from the third floor, and residents jumping from third story to escape the fire. Denver Paramedics treated and transported 11 …

Denver Ruby Hill House Fire

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Ruby Hill House Fire Around 19:00 on March 19th, 2016 Denver Fire Department responded to a re-kindle house fire in the 1200 block of S. Mariposa St. in the Ruby Hill neighborhood. Crews arrived to a small single family structure with fire showing. Earlier in the morning crews worked fire in the same structure, with a firefighter that was injured with …