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 …

Westminster Station 6 Open House 2016

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Westminster Open House Westminster Fire Department held an open house at Station 6 on October 1st, 2016. Hundreds of community members came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, ride on a 1956 Seagrave engine, learn about fire safety and enjoy a free lunch.  The Westminster Police Department and Flight for Life also participated in the event.

Arvada Safety Fair 2016

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Arvada Safety Fair 2016 Arvada Fire Protection District held their annual Safety Fair on October 1st, 2016 at the Arvada Fire Training Center 6651 Indiana St. The community came out to meet firefighters, tour fire engine and police cars, Flight for Life, and the Fire Truck pull, which supports Special Olympics. Many booths with safety information and fun activities including …

Firefighter Chili Cook-Off 2016

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Firefighter Chili Cook-Off The 29th Annual Firefighter Chili Cook-Off, hosted by IAFF Local 858, was held in Larimer Square in downtown Denver on September 30th, 2016.  Firefighters from across the metro area traded in their turnout gear and halogen tools for cooking aprons and soup ladles in an effort to help raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The Vail …

Denver Station 21 Pancake Breakfast 2016

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Station 21 Pancake Breakfast The Denver Fire Department held their annual pancake breakfast at Station 21 in Washington Park on September 24th, 2016. Community members from across the city came out to enjoy a free breakfast, meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and ride on the Denver Firefighter Museum’s 1953 Seagrave engine.  A number of retired firefighters, the Friends of …

Denver Downtown High Rise Fire

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High Rise Fire At 11:38 on September 21st, 2016 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to high rise fire at 1475 California St in Downtown. Multiple 911 callers reporting smoke and fire showing from a under construction high rise At 15th & California. Engine 3 arrived to heavy smoke showing from the Alpha-Delta corner of approximately the 5th floor of a high …

South Adams County Trench Rescue

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South Adams County Trench Rescue At approximately 11:25 on September 18th, 2016 South Adams County Fire Department responded to a trench rescue at 7222 Ivy St. in Commerce City. The first arriving units found an adult male trapped in an 8-foot trench, buried from the waist down, and called for assistance from the North Area Technical Rescue Team. Additional resources from …

Poudre Station 3 Pancake Breakfast 2016

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Station 3 Pancake Breakfast Poudre Fire Authority with the local Lions Club hosted a benefit pancake breakfast on September 17th, 2016 at Station 3, 2000 Matthews St. in Fort Collins. Proceeds go to PFA’s nonprofit Life Safety Education Fund, from which money is used to buy life-saving devices, such as smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, as well as other educational materials. 

North Area Technical Rescue Team Training 2016

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NATRT Q3 Training The North Area Technical Rescue Team held their annual 3rd quarter training at Rocky Mountain Prestress, 5801 Pecos St. on September 12th, 15th and 16th, 2016. The training, hosted by Adams County Fire Rescue, focused on structural collapse. Firefighters trained on cutting through walls and lifting 12,000-pound slabs of concrete off of victims. The NATRT consists of Adams …

Battle of the Badges 2016

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Battle of the Badges The Battle of the Badges competition was held on September 10th, 2016 at EB Rains Park in Northglenn, between the fittest first responders supporting the American Cancer Society and the Relay for Life of North Denver. The event involved law enforcement and firefighters competing head to head to test their endurance, power, speed, coordination, stamina, and accuracy. …

MDA Fill The Boot 2016

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MDA Fill The Boot 2016 Firefighters from across the state joined thousands of their colleagues from around the county to help fill the boot for MDA over the Labor Day Weekend. Fill the Boot has been a strong firefighter tradition, giving families with muscular dystrophy hope for the future and support for today. 5280Fire caught up over the weekend with …

Denver East Warren Ave House Fire

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Denver House Fire At approximately 1300 hours on August 29th, 2016 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 4501 E. Warren Ave.  Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke and fire coming from the northwest corner of the residence. Two subjects were removed from the residence and transported to a local hospital to be treated for smoke …

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 …