South Adams County Brush Fire

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South Adams County Brush Fire March 4th, 2017 at approximately 13:30 South Adams County Fire Department was dispatched to a reported brush fire at Dreamscapes Landscape Center, 6100 E. 104th Avenue. Firefighters arrived on scene and found fire burning in several large piles of mulch and that the fire spread through a fence onto neighboring residential property at 10230 McKay …

Denver Broadway MVA

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Denver Broadway MVA At 16:05 on March 3rd, 2017 Denver Fire Department responded accident with a trapped party at Broadway & Arapahoe St. Crews arrived to a two vehicle head-on and worked an extended extrication. Units on Scene: Chief 3, Truck 8, Truck 11, Denver Paramedics & Denver Police Department.

Wheat Ridge Garland Street Barn Fire

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Wheat Ridge Barn Fire Around 13:00 on March 3rd, 2017 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a barn on fire at 4365 Garland Street in Wheat Ridge. Dispatch advised that a 911 caller was reporting flames through the roof near propane tanks. Medic 52 arrived to a 2-story barn with flames from the roof and Engine 52 started fire attack. …

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 …

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 …

Arvada West 78th Way Fire

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Arvada Duplex Fire At 21:33 January 31st, 2017 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a confirmed structure fire at 8034 W. 78th Way, dispatch advised that a party is trapped at the front door. Engine 55 & Medic 55 arrived to a single-story duplex with heavy smoke and fire showing, and went into rescue mode. Crews rescued the party at …

Sips of Fire – Battle of the Badges

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Sips of Fire – Battle of the Badges The Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar hosted Sips of Fire Ladies Night – Battle of the Badges at the Grizzly Rose on January 19th, 2017. Firefighters invited local law enforcement officers from the Behind the Badge Calendar to participate in a friendly competition, which included two stepping, push-ups and bull riding. Proceeds from …

Denver Clayton Street Apartment Fire

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Denver Apartment Fire  At 21:50 on November 18th, 2017 Denver Fire Department were dispatched to a possible structure fire at 3338 N. Clayton St. at the Willow Apartments. Engine 9 arrived on scene and laid in from 33rd Ave. & Clayton, and size-up a one-story row home apartments with active fire and smoke showing from the Alpha side and began …

South Adams County Trench Rescue

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South Adams County Trench Rescue At approximately 11:25 on September 18th, 2016 South Adams County Fire Department responded to a trench rescue at 7222 Ivy St. in Commerce City. The first arriving units found an adult male trapped in an 8-foot trench, buried from the waist down, and called for assistance from the North Area Technical Rescue Team. Additional resources from …