Superior Brush Fire

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Superior Brush Fire At 11:28 on February 19th, 2016 North Metro Fire Rescue District was dispatched to a brush fire near the intersection of W. 120th Ave. (Co. 128) and Eldorado Blvd. The fire, which consumed approximately 28 acres, burned down a steep ravine fairly close to a housing development in Superior. No structures were damaged and no injuries were reported. …

Denver High Angle Rescue

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Denver High Angle Rescue At 11:00 on February 15th, 2016 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a high angle rescue near 18th St. and Lincoln St. A construction worker fell while working in a hole at a construction site in the 1700 block of Lincoln and injured his back. Firefighters used ropes, a stokes basket and the aerial on Truck …

Wheat Ridge Ingalls Street Garage Fire

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Working Garage Fire On February 3rd, 2016 at 14:22 Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District with auto-aid from West Metro Fire Rescue & Fairmount Fire Protection District responded to a reported structure fire at 4135 Ingalls St. 911 caller reporting that one person was possibly trapped in the basement with 3 family dogs. Engine 71 arrived and found a small single-story residential structure …

South Adams County Pinning Ceremony

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South Adams County Pinning Ceremony South Adams County Fire Department held their 2016 Pinning Ceremony at Adams City High School on January 30th, 2016. The department recognized, promoted or pinned three retirees, four lieutenants, a training officer, a training chief, two deputy chiefs, six fire inspectors and fourteen firefighters. The department also honored three fallen service members from Commerce City …

Fairmount Arbutus Street House Fire

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Fairmount House Fire At 12:55 on January 27th, 2016 Fairmount Fire Protection District with auto-aid from Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire in the 5300 block of Arbutus St. in Arvada. Engine 33 arrived and found a small single-story residential structure with smoke showing from the eves and pulled a 1 3/4 line in for fire attack. …

Wheat Ridge Vehicle Into House

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Vehicle Into House At 18:06 Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District was alerted to a possible vehicle into a house at W. 33rd Ave. & Harlan St. Battalion 71 arrived to a full size SUV into a house with a second house involved. Engine 73 arrived and checked for injuries, and Engine 71 was assigned to check the stability of the …

Evergreen House Fire

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Evergreen House Fire On January 11th, 2016 at around 17:30 Evergreen Fire Protection District responded to a possible structure fire at Aspen Dr. & Ponderosa Dr. in the Floyd Hill area. Crews arrived on scene to a fully involved home, and quickly requested mutual-aid from Genessee Fire Protection District, Foothills Fire Protection District & Clear Creek Fire Authority. Crews worked …

Denver Ice Rescue Training

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Ice Rescue Training Firefighters from the Denver Fire Department took advantage of the warmer weather on January 2nd, 2016 to engage in ice rescue training in City Park.  Despite the frigid temperatures in the area over the holidays, local lakes and waterways can be hazardous for people and their pets.  Crews from the water rescue team, Station 8 and Station …

Arvada Wadsworth Structure Fire

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Wadsworth Structure Fire At 9:52 on January 2nd, 2016 Arvada Fire Protection District Dispatch Center alerted crews to a structure fire at 6475 Wadsworth Blvd in the Scenic Heights Professional Building. First arriving Arvada Police Department reported smoke and flames showing on the South side of the building. Medic 54 arrived and confirmed there was heavy black smoke showing from the …