Arvada Safety Fair 2017

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Arvada Safety Fair 2017 Arvada Fire Protection District held their annual Safety Fair at the Arvada Fire Training Center on September 30th, 2017. The community of all ages came out to enjoy food, fun with lots of activities including meeting firefighters, tour a fire engine, Flight for Life landing, Jeffco Sheriff Cheezo, and the Fire Truck pull, which supports Special …

Boulder Rural Pancake Breakfast

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Boulder Rural Pancake Breakfast The Boulder Rural Fire Protection District held a pancake breakfast on September 30th, 2017 and the community came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy breakfast. The event served as a fundraiser for the Cy-Young Volunteer Fire Department in Texas, whose department and members were severely impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Recruits from …

Firefighter Chili Cook-Off 2017

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Firefighter Chili Cook-Off The 30th Annual Firefighter Chili Cook-Off was held in Larimer Square on September 29, 2017. Hundreds of firefighters from across the country converged on the Mile High City with their secret recipes in hopes of claiming bragging rights for the best red and green chili. Firefighters from Adams County, Arvada, Aurora, Brighton, Boulder, Denver, Fort Worth, Golden, …

Evans Station 2 Open House

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Evans Station 2 Open House Evans Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 2 on September 25th, 2017. The local community was invited to tour the newly renovated station, meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy light refreshments. The expansion was made possible with the assistance of a grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs …

Mesa County Residential Structure Fire

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Mesa County Residential Structure Fire At 16:49 on September 23rd, 2017 Grand Junction Fire Department was auto-aided with Clifton Fire Protection District on a residential structure fire at 414 ½ Morning Dove Ct. Clifton already had apparatus assigned to two previous calls and received additional support from Grand Junction. Dispatch reported multiple callers stating single trailer on fire with heavy …

Jackson 105 Station 142 Open House 2017

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Jackson 105 Open House The Jackson 105 Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 142 in Sedalia on September 23rd, 2017. Despite overcast skies and the threat of rain, numerous members of the Douglas County community came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy a free lunch. AirLife Denver, Douglas County Communications and Douglas …

Westminster Station 1 Pancake Breakfast 2017

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Station 1 Pancake Breakfast Westminster Fire Department held the annual Pancake Breakfast on September 23rd, 2017 at Station 1. The community came out to enjoy breakfast including donuts, tour the station, and meet with firefighters. All of the proceeds supported Westy CFIRE, a volunteer group that raises funds for the Westminster Fire Department programs such as Station Open Houses, Santa Program, …

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2017

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IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Thousands of Firefighters from across the country and Canada honored the fallen that given their lives in the line of duty at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs on September 16th, 2017 for the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial for the 31st year.  196 fallen fire fighters were added to the Wall of …

West Metro Family Fire Muster 2017

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West Metro Family Fire Muster West Metro Fire Rescue hosted the annual Family Fire Muster on September 23rd, 2017 at the Training Center in Lakewood. Fun for the whole family with live demonstrations. junior firefighter challenge, teddy bear clinic, fire truck tours, tour fire Station 10 and the training center, meet the firefighters, junior firefighter challenge, the teddy bear clinic, bike …

Tri-Lakes Monument Station 3 Open House

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Station 3 Open House The Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 3 in Woodmoor on September 16th, 2017. The department opened its doors for community members to come meet with firefighters, tour the station, check out the apparatus, and enjoy lunch prepared by the Pikes Peak Firefighters Association’s Rehab Unit. The Woodmoor station houses the …

Jim Schaefer Memorial

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Jim Schaefer Memorial The Arvada Fire Protection District held a Celebration of Life memorial service for Lieutenant James R. Schaefer, Jr. (676) at Faith Bible Chapel on Wright Street in Arvada on September 14th, 2017. Lt. Schaefer passed away on September 10, 2017, after a year-long battle with liver and pancreatic cancer. Jim served 20 years with the Arvada Fire Department, …

Arvada MVA Fatal

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Arvada MVA Fatal Arvada Fire Protection District was dispatched out to a MVA at 61st Ave & Ward Rd on September 10th, 2017. Dispatch reported that Arvada Police on scene advising that multiple injuries. Support 51 arrived on scene to a multi-vehicle crash involving one motorcycle, with two code blacks, and to add another Engine and a third Medic to …

South Adams County Spaghetti Dinner 2017

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Spaghetti Dinner 2017 The South Adams County Fire Department held their annual spaghetti dinner at Adams City High School on September 9th 2017. Hundreds of community members came out to eat spaghetti, meet with firefighters and learn valuable safety information. Proceeds benefit the South Adams Firefighters Association. Northglenn Ambulance, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, and North Colorado Med Evac also …

Larkspur Motor Vehicle Crash

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Larkspur Motor Vehicle Crash Larkspur Fire Rescue and Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District were dispatched to a multi-car crash on northbound I-25 at mile marker 169 on September 9th, 2017. Emergency responders arrived on scene and found a three-vehicle crash with one car on its top in the middle of the highway. Firefighters went to work quickly evaluating the occupants …

West Metro Haz-Mat in Wheat Ridge

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West Metro Haz-Mat West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a fuel spill which involved a “Haz-Mat” call at 7403 W. 38th Ave. at the Bradley Gas Station in Wheat Ridge on September 9th, 2017. Crews found a gas supply line that was leaking from a truck that hit the gas pump; Haz-Mat 5 mitigated the fuel and pumped it out …

Tri-Lakes Monument Station 1 Open House 2017

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Station 1 Open House The Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 1 in Monument on September 9th, 2017. Community members came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy a free lunch prepared by the Pikes Peak Firefighters Association’s Fire Rehab unit. El Paso / Teller County 911 also participated in the …

Brighton Station 52 Dedication & Open House

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Station 52 Dedication & Open House Brighton Fire Rescue District held an open house at the Stations 52 on September 9th, 2017. The department invited the community to join them for tours of the new facility and its official dedication. The ceremony included a hose uncoupling ceremony and brief remarks from Chief Mark Bodane, Brighton Mayor Dick Mclean and Dean Morris, …