Aurora MCI Training

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Aurora Mass Casualty Training Aurora Fire Rescue conducted mass casualty incident training at the former Mrachek Middle School (1955 S. Telluride St.) from September 17th through October 1st 2018. 5280Fire.com went along for the ride on September 20th.  After a little classroom refresher training firefighters and Falck Rocky Mountain responded to a truck that ran off the road into a …

Castle Pines Truck Fire

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Castle Pines Truck Fire At 11:56 on September 20th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle fire on the shoulder of southbound I-25 just north of Castle Pines Parkway.  A full-size pick-up truck towing a fifth wheel trailer was engulfed with flames when crews arrived.  All occupants escaped without injuries and firefighters prevented the flames from extending to the trailer …

Loveland I-25 Rollover

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Loveland I-25 Rollover Just after midnight on September 20th, 2018 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority was dispatched to a single vehicle rollover at northbound I-25 mm 260 on a box van that rolled. Engine 6 arrived to a box truck on its side in lane number one center median. Crews upgraded the call to a haz-mat response with leaking oil and …

Thornton Fossil Ridge Public Safety Center Dedication

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Public Safety Center Dedication The community was invited to a ribbon cutting dedication ceremony at the new Fossil Ridge Public Safety Center building on September 19th, 2018 at 13150 Quebec St, with tours of the building, food, cake and refreshments. This is a shared public safety building between the Thornton Fire Department Station 6 and the Thornton Police Department as a …

Highlands Ranch Hoist Rescue

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Highlands Ranch Hoist Rescue At 9:08 on September 18th, 2018 Littleton Fire Rescue Engine 17 and Medic 18 responded to a medical emergency on Woodgate Dr. in the Back Country Community in Highlands Ranch. Upon arrival the crews found an injured worker approximately 14 feet below grade in the foundation of a home under construction.  The foundation was surrounded with a narrow, …

Clifton MVA

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Clifton MVA At approximately 17:00 on September 17, 2018 Clifton Fire Protection District was dispatched to a MVA with injuries near the Taco Bell on I-70B. Units arrived with law enforcement to a 2 car accident with heavy front end damage. Patients involved were transported to local medical centers with unknown injuries. The cause of the crash is under investigation …

Genesee Open House 2018

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Genesee Open House Genesee Fire Rescue held their annual open house on September 15th, 2018.  The community took advantage of the great weather and came out in force to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, learn valuable safety information, and have lunch.  Foothills Fire Protection District, Highlands Rescue Team and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office also participated in the …

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2018

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IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Thousands of families, friends, loved ones, and firefighters from all 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 15th, 2018 for the 32nd Annual International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial. 272 fallen fire fighters were …

Westminster Station 6 Open House 2018

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Station 6 Open House Westminster Fire Department held their Hero’s Day open house at Station 6 999 W. 124th Ave. on September 15th, 2018. The community came out and enjoyed BBQ lunch, meet with the firefighters and learn about fire safety, fire engine and ambulance tours, kiddie-combat obstacle course, and fire truck rides. Westminster Police Department provided a K-9 demonstration.  

Grand Junction Rollover

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Grand Junction MVA At 15:08 on September 14th, 2018 Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a 3 vehicle MVA with a rollover at N. 1st St. & Patterson Rd. Engine 3 arrived on scene to 3 vehicles and one on its side. One patient was transported to a local hospital. Patterson Rd. was closed eastbound and 1st St. northbound was …

Commerce City Haz-Mat

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Commerce City Haz-Mat At 07:10 on September 14th, 2018 South Adams County Fire Department Truck 28 was dispatched to a unknown substance call in the 16100 block of E. 119th Ave. Truck 28 arrived and requested Engine 27 and a Haz-Mat response. Engine 27 investigated and found an envelope inside a residence, Engine 27 turned the product over to the U.S. …

Greeley Roof Rescue

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Greeley Roof Rescue At on September 10th, 2018 Greeley Fire Department and Banner Paramedic Services responded to the 300 block of 43rd Ave. for a person having a medical emergency on a roof of a house. Engine 3 arrived and determined additional resources would be needed to safely remove the patient from the roof.  Engine 3 and Banner Paramedics provided …

Loveland Kitchen Fire

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Loveland Apartment Fire At 12:39 on September 11th, 2018 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority was dispatched to the 300 block of East 10th St. on the report of smoke coming from a unit in a multi-family structure. Engine 1 arrived to a 2-story multi-family structure with smoke showing from the Delta side and pulled a green line in for fire attack, …

Black Hawk 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb 2018

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9-11 Memorial Stair Climb 2018 The Black Hawk Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb was held on September 11th, 2018 at the Ameristar Casino Resort Spa. Hundreds came out to climb the stairs to honor those who were lost on September 11, 2001, whose photos and names line the stairwells. Members of the Black Hawk Fire Department, Gilpin Ambulance Authority with many other departments …

Broomfield 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

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Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony The annual Broomfield 9/11 Memorial Ceremony was held on September 11th, 2018 at the Broomfield Amphitheater, hosted by North Metro Fire Rescue District, Broomfield Police Department and the City and County of Broomfield. Guest speakers included the family of Colorado native Chris Faughnan, who worked on the 105th floor of the North Tower, right above were the planes impact was into …

Loveland Cut Gas Line

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Loveland Cut Gas Line At 13:13 on September 10th, 2018 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority responded to a cut gas line that was “shooting gas into the air” at 5070 Exposition Dr. in Johnstown. Battalion Chief 1 & Engine 6 responded into the scene to assess the situation. Tower 6 blocked the intersection at Thompson Pkwy. and Exposition Dr. Johnstown Police Department blocked …

Denver Trash Truck Fire

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Trash Truck Load Fire At 08:45 on September 10th, 2018 Denver Fire Department responded to a reported trash truck on fire at E. 12th Ave. & Clarkson St. The city trash truck with the load on fire in the rear was emitting smoke and flames, and was originally heading west on Colfax Ave. near Ogden St. The driver was looking for …

Johnson’s Corner MVA

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Johnson’s Corner MVA At 11:40 on September 9th, 2018 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority and Front Range Fire Rescue responded to a accident with extrication at 2842 S.E. Frontage Rd. at the Johnson’s Corner. Crews arrived to a two-vehicle t-bone accident and started extrication on one patient. TVEMS transported one party to a local hospital with unknown injuries and the accident is under …