Car vs. Light Rail

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Car vs. Light Rail Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a car versus light rail accident on Welton Street at Park Avenue West on June 30th, 2017, at approximately 9:15. Firefighters arrived on scene within minutes and found a Toyota Prius pinned between a northbound light rail train and a utility pole just north of the intersection. Firefighters extricated the …

Cripple Creek Donkey Derby Days

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Cripple Creek Donkey Derby Days 2017 Cripple Creek Fire Department participated in the city’s annual Donkey Derby Days on June 24th, 2017. Festivities in the mountain, mining town included a pancake breakfast at the firehouse hosted by the local Elks Club, a blood drive, donkey races, live entertainment and a parade down Bennett Avenue. Cripple Creek runs with a paid …

Making the 2018 Colorado Firefighter Calendar

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Making the 2018 Colorado Firefighter Calendar Despite the chilly weather and light rain, the 2018 Colorado Firefighter Calendar held a photo shoot at the West Metro Fire Training Facility on June 23rd, 2017. A half- dozen firefighters oiled up to pose for photographer Tony Clapp and his team using water, fire, smoke and foam to make some awesome images. Firefighters from …

Arvada Youth Fire Academy 2017

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Arvada Youth Fire Academy Arvada Fire Protection District hosted the annual Youth Fire Academy, three days from June 20th to 22nd, 2017 at the Arvada Fire Training Center. 32 youth were able to learn about being a firefighter, search & rescue, medical, go up in Tower 56, view Flight for Life and much more. More photos go to: Arvada Youth …

Littleton Semi Accident

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Littleton Semi Accident At 23:40 on June 15th, 2017 Littleton Fire Rescue, South Metro Fire Rescue and Denver Fire Department responded to multiple reports of a semi versus apartment building accident with fire at 800 West Belleview Avenue. A tractor drawn car carrier traveling eastbound left the roadway, struck 2 parked cars and a large tree before coming to a …

Grand Junction Working Structure Fire

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Grand Junction Working Structure Fire At 18:43 on June 15th, 2017 Grand Junction Fire Department Battalion 1 and companies were dispatched for a working structure fire in the area of 23 ½ Road and G Road. Smoke was visible enroute. Multiple calls were made to the dispatch center, several passerby’s and several RP’s from Community Hospital across the street. Truck …

South Adams Trash Fire

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South Adams Trash Fire At approximately 16:00 on June 15th, 2017 South Adams County Fire Department was dispatched to a large trash fire at the Waste Management Denver Disposal and Transfer Station at 6091 Brighton Boulevard in Commerce City. Firefighters arrived on scene within ten minutes and found heavy fire quickly spreading throughout the large the mounds of trash. Crews …

Federal Blvd Car Fire

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Federal Blvd Car Fire Around 17:30 on June 9th, 2017 Westminster Fire Department and Adams County Fire Rescue were alerted to a car fire at Federal Blvd. just north of Hwy. 36. Crews were able to get a quick knock on the fire and no injuries were reported. Federal Blvd. was closed to one lane for a short time while crews worked …

Foothills Pancake Breakfast 2017

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Foothills Annual Pancake Breakfast Foothills Fire Protection District held their annual pancake breakfast at the Lookout Mountain Fire Station at 67 S. Lookout Mountain Road on June 4th, 2017. Children of all ages came out to meet Smokey the Bear, view the fire engines on display, fire truck rides, pony rides, try on bunker gear, the silent auction, and more. …

Fairmount Station 32 Open House

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Annual Station 32 Open House Fairmount Fire Protection District held their annual Open House at Station 32 at 18208 W. 58th Dr. on June 3rd, 2017. The community open house gave local residents the chance to meet with firefighters, view fire apparatus that were on display, fire station tours, view the home fire & sprinkler (side by side) burn demonstration, …