Wheat Ridge Outbuilding Fire

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Wheat Ridge Outbuilding Fire At 04:45 on February 21st, 2017 West Metro Fire Rescue were dispatched to an outbuilding on fire at 33rd and Holland St in Wheat Ridge, with a 911 caller reporting flames showing in the back of the house. Engine 17 reported two outbuildings involved with wind driven fire spreading to the back of 3285 Garland St. …

Green Mountain Brush Fire

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Green Mountain Brush Fire At 1:20 on February 20th, 2017 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a brush fire near Jeffco Fairgrounds off 6th Ave on Green Mountain, with multiple calls. Incident Command and staging were set up off C-470, past the footbridge on Rooney Road. Engine 6 & Brush 6 provided structure protection off Bayaud & Maple at the …

Aurora Polar Plunge 2017

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Aurora Polar Plunge 2017 Westerra Credit Union hosted a 2017 Polar Plunge on February 11th, 2017 at Aurora Reservoir. Hundreds of local plungers took to the frigid water to help raise funds for Special Olympics Colorado. Firefighters from Aurora Fire Rescue Station 8 were on hand with the Heavy Rescue unit to keep participants safe both in and around the …

Carpenter Road Fire

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Carpenter Road Fire On February 10th, 2017 Poudre Fire Authority responded to grass fire on Hwy. 392 east of Hwy. 287 in the Pelican Marsh Natural Area. Crews arrived to heavy fire and started fire attack, and got the fire 100% contained in the evening. Crews remained on scene over night with mop-up and to check for any flare-ups. The fire …

Denver South Cherokee Fire

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Denver Structure Fire Around 10:30 on February 9th, 2017 Denver Fire Department was responded to a possible structure fire at 254 Cherokee St. in the Baker area. Crews arrived and found fire from a hot tub in the backyard, and the fire caused minor damage to the house with no injuries. Additional information was provided by Denver Fire Department Denver Paramedics & Denver …

Arrowhead Fire

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Arrowhead Fire At 13:01 on February 8th, 2017 Evergreen Fire Protection District aired a report of a brush fire burning along Hwy. 285 near mile marker 240.  Elk Creek Fire Protection District arrived on scene at 13:13 and established command. The initial sized up was a wildland fire burning in grass and brush, moving down-slope into heavy timber, and threatening …

Denver Partial Building Collapse

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Denver Partial Building Collapse On February 8th, 2017 at approximately 13:00 Denver Fire Department Technical Rescue Team was dispatched to a partial building collapse at 1421 Irving St. An elderly female attempting to turn into her driveway from the alley and crashed into the corner of a neighboring garage causing structural damage. Firefighters were able to shore up and stabilize the structure.  …

Denver Irving Street Car Into Garage

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Denver Partial Building Collapse On February 8th, 2017 at approximately 13:00 Denver Fire Department and the Technical Rescue Team was dispatched to a an auto into a building with a partial building collapse at 1421 Irving St. A vehicle attempting to turn into a driveway from the alley, crashed into the corner of a neighboring garage causing structural damage. Firefighters were …

Arvada West 64th Place Fire

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Arvada Apartment Fire At 22:46 on February 7nd, 2017 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a reported structure fire at 10950 W. 64th Place; dispatch advised that a deck was on fire. Truck 56 arrived to 3-story multi-family apartment complex with fire showing from the exterior balconies of the second and a third floor and spit crews. Medic 56 set-up as …

Federal Heights ISO Class 1

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Federal Heights ISO Class 1 Federal Heights Fire Department was awarded a Class 1 Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating by the Insurance Services Office (ISO) effective February 1st, 2017. Most insurance companies use the PPC to calculate insurance premiums. The price of fire insurance in a community with a good PPC is generally substantially lower than a community with a …