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 …

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 …