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.

Kingston Peak 2 Day Recovery

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Kingston Peak 2 Day Recovery At 09:00 on October 13th, 2017 Colorado 4×4 Rescue and Recovery was contacted by 2 private parties requesting assistance recovering 2 vehicles mired in deep snow from an event occurring 72 hours before. A team consisting of 5 rigs with 5 people was put together in 30 minutes for a scheduled recovery on Kingston Peak …

Buckley AFB Open House

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Buckley Air Force Base Fire Open House Buckley Air Force Base Fire and Emergency Services held an open house and pancake breakfast on October 13th, 2017 as part of Fire Prevention Week. The Base community was invited to meet with firefighters, check out some of the apparatus, enjoy breakfast and learn about fire safety. After serving breakfast, sponsored by the …

Grand Junction MVA

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Grand Junction MVA Just after 00:00 on October 13th, 2017 Grand Junction Fire Department Engine 5 and Ambulance 3 were dispatched to a reported MVA at Broadway and Village Way. Engine 5 arrived to vehicle vs power pole with lines down and compromised power poles along the road. The vehicle involved caught fire. Battalion 1 was requested to the scene …

Loveland Family Safety Fair 2017

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Loveland Family Safety Fair 2017 The Annual Loveland Family Safety & Emergency Preparedness Expo was held on October 7th, 2017 at the Thomas M. McKee/4H Building in Loveland. Lots of booths with information including emergency notifications, gun safe program with Eddie Eagle, UCHealth LifeLine EMS Helicopter on display.