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 …

Denver West Floyd Attic Fire

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Denver Attic Fire At 19:32 on August 7th, 2016 Denver Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 3700 block of W. Floyd Ave. in Harvey Park South. Engine 25 arrived to a single-family structure with smoke showing, and laid in from Lowell Blvd. Engine 25 advanced a line in for fire attack and Engine 36 secured the water supply. Engine 37 …

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 …

Platte Valley Pancake Breakfast 2016

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Pancake Breakfast Platte Valley Fire Protection District held their annual pancake breakfast, part of the Kersey Days on August 6th, 2016. The community came out to enjoy pancakes from the firefighters, tour the fire engines, car seat checks, and more. The Kersey Days Parade followed and fireworks in the evening. All Proceeds from the pancake breakfast goes towards next years …

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 …

Glendale Kearney Street House Fire

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Glendale House Fire On August 4th, 2016 Denver Fire Department responded to a single-family structure fire at 1470 S. Kearney St. in Glendale. Truck 19 arrived to smoke showing and possibly an exterior fire with extension. Engine 24 laid in from Florida Ave. & Kearney St. and advance a line in for fire attack. Within moments command requested medical needed at the …

Denver 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. The class of 2016-02 consisted of 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 …

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 …

Florissant Pancake Breakfast 2016

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Florissant Pancake Breakfast The Florissant Fire Protection District held their annual pancake breakfast at Station 1 in Florissant on July 30th, 2016. Over 700 people came out to enjoy breakfast, meet with firefighters and check out the apparatus.  In addition to the pancakes, firefighters also served up scrambled eggs, sausage and biscuits & gravy. Reach Air Medical Services and Ute …