Denver Division Chief Angela Cook Retirement

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Denver Division Chief Angela Cook Retirement Denver Division Chief Angela Cook retired November 15th, 2017 with over 25 years of service with the Denver Fire Department. She became the highest ranking female officer in Denver Fire Department history in November of 2009 when she was promoted to Division Chief and assigned responsibility for aircraft rescue and structural fire operations and …

Pueblo Car Fire

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Pueblo Car Fire November 12th, 2017 ~ At 06:00 Pueblo Fire Department was dispatched to a car fire near Cesar Chavez and Walking Stick Blvd. Engine 8 arrived to find a fully involved vehicle fire but could not find access for their pumper. Engine 8 called for Engine 2 to bring Brush 8 to the scene to get access for …

Arvada West 60th Ave House Fire

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Arvada House Fire At 3:08 on November 10th, 2017 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a possible structure fire in the area of 60th Ave & Moore St, 911 caller reporting flames showing from living room of a house on the corner. Battalion 51 & Support 51 arrived on scene to a working structure fire from a one-story single family …

Castle Rock Garage Fire

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Castle Rock Garage Fire At 14:46 on November 7th, 2017 Castle Rock Fire Rescue was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 4203 Bountiful Circle in the Meadows with mutual-aid from South Metro Fire Rescue. Medic 154 arrived to a 2-story residential structure with heavy fire from the garage. Engine 154 arrived and pulled a 2 ½” line off for …

Coal Creek Canyon Open House

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Coal Creek Canyon Open House Coal Creek Canyon Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 4, 34697 Gap Road, on November 4th 2017. The department opened its doors to meet with local residents, show them more about their organization and help recruit new volunteers. Community members were able to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, and tour …

Pueblo 2nd Alarm Structure Fire

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Pueblo 2nd Alarm Structure Fire At 20:00 on October 30th, 2017 Pueblo Fire Department was dispatched to the area of Windflower & Fireweed on a reported residential structure fire. Engine 8 arrived on scene to a fully involved attached garage and the residential exposure on the Charlie side beginning to catch on fire. Engine 8 requested a 2nd alarm and …

Pueblo 4th Ave House Fire

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Pueblo House Fire At 23:32 on October 26th, 2017 Pueblo Fire Department responded to a fire in the kitchen area that was spreading into the living room 2723 4th Ave. Crews got a good stop without any extension into the attic space. No injuries and the fire is under investigation. Units on Scene: Chief 3, Engine 9, Engine 1, Engine …

Colorado Centre Fire Safety Day 2017

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Colorado Centre Fire Safety Day The Colorado Centre Metropolitan District Fire Department held their third annual Fire Safety Day and open house at 4770 Horizonview Drive on October 21st 2017. The Colorado Centre community was invited out to meet with firefighters, tour the apparatus, enjoy lunch and learn about fire safety. The Colorado Springs Fire Department, Ellicott Volunteer Fire Department, …

Rocky Pitch Rx Burn

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Rocky Pitch Rx Burn The US Forest Service conducted a prescribed burn on October 18th to October 19th, 2017 in the Uncompahgre National Forest Rocky Pitch Area SE of Grand Junction. Agencies involved burned throughout the day in the different units. The burn was made possible by USFS Grand Junction, Gunnison, Craig, Collbran, and the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office WFT. The …

Mile High Firefighter’s Conference 2017

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Mile High Firefighter’s Conference 2017 The first annual Mile High Firefighter’s Conference was held October 13th – 15th, 2017 at various locations, to create a platform to bring high-level classroom and hands-on training to Colorado firefighters, with classes, lectures, and the on-hand training including Truck Company, Engine Company, and extrication skills.

Estes Valley Open House 2017

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Estes Valley Open House The Estes Valley Fire Protection District held and open house and pancake breakfast at the Dannels Station in Estes Park on October 15th, 2017. A large number of community members spent part of their Sunday morning meeting with firefighters, checking out the apparatus, eating pancakes and learning about fire safety. The department held aerial ladder, kitchen …

North Metro Safety Fair

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North Metro Safety Fair North Metro Fire Rescue District held their annual Fire Safety Fair on October 14th, 2017 in Northglenn, part of Fire Prevention Week. Kids of all ages came out to the event, kids enjoyed the inflatable safety house, toured the fire engine and ambulance on display, and a live fire burn demo, demonstrating the impact of a …

Bennett-Watkins Horse Rescue

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Bennett-Watkins Horse Rescue Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported animal in distress at approximately 9:30 on October 14th, 2017. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a horse stuck in a large tire along a fence. The horse was freed from its predicament after firefighters cut away part of the tire.