South Metro EMS Open House

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Station 63 Open House South Metro Fire Rescue held an EMS Open House at Station 63, 5405 S. Riviera Way in Centennial on June 16th, 2018. Despite the overcast sky and periodic rainfall, the community came out in force to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, learn valuable safer information and enjoy a nice lunch courtesy of Firehouse Subs. …

Centennial Powers Place House Fire

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Centennial House Fire At 15:54 on June 15th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a residential structure fire at 19061 E. Powers Place in Centennial.  First arriving Engine 63 found smoke showing from the attached garage and advanced an attack line inside.  The home was filled with a light haze of smoke and a second attack line was stretched inside the …

South Metro Pagosa Way Structure Fire

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South Metro Structure Fire At 12:55 on June 15th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported residential structure fire at 5817 S. Pagosa Way in Centennial. Engine 62 reported smoke in the air while responding and upon arrival they found flames visible from 1st and 2nd floors extending into the eaves. Attack lines were advanced inside to each level and the …

Avon Highway 6 Fire

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Avon Highway 6 Fire At 18:48 on June 11th, 2018 Eagle River Fire Protection District and Vail Fire & Emergency Services responded to a reported vegetation fire in the area of Avon Highway 6, crews found a small fire and got a quick knock which was by the The Lodge at Brookside. A short time later Avon Police Department reported …

Bocco Fire

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Bocco Fire The Bocco Fire was reported on June 9th, 2018 in Eagle County near Wolcott, The fire has burned 415 acres so far and is 90% contained as of June 15th, 2018. Crews have been dealing with critical fire weather conditions with high winds and low humidity creating extreme fire behavior. All evacuations have been lifted for the Alkali Creek …

Notary Memorial

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Jim Notary Memorial A Celebration of Life was be held on June 15th, 2018 at The Denver Mart in Denver for James “Jim” Notary, he passed away on June 5th, 2018. Jim was the former firefighter for North Washington Fire Rescue for 37 years, and the last 15 years as the Fire Chief. Memorial Donations may be made to: www.childrescueinc.org …

Adams County Sheridan Blvd Fire

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Sheridan Blvd Fire At approximately 14:42 on June 14th, 2018 Adams County Fire Rescue was dispatched to the 5400 block of Sheridan Blvd. when a home owner called 911 to report a grass/vegetation fire. The first unit arrived at 14:54 and saw three backyard sheds on fire, the flames stretched 20 feet into a large cottonwood tree. Firefighters began to simultaneously …

Watkins Galambs Fire

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Watkins Brush Fire Around 6:00 on June 14th, 2018 Bennett Watkins Fire Rescue was assisted by Strasburg Fire Protection District, Sable Altura Fire Rescue, Byers Fire Protection District, Brighton Fire Rescue District, Aurora Fire Department and Buckley Fire & Emergency Services on a large brush fire at I-70 & Quail Run Rd. that threatened the Galamb’s Mobile Home Park, which came within 300 yards …

Eagle County Active Shooter Training

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Active Shooter Training A multi-agency response active shooter training was held at the Battle Mountain High School in Edwards from June 11th from June 14th, 2018 with first responders from the Eagle River Fire Protection District, Greater Eagle Fire Protection District, Gypsum Fire Protection District, Vail Fire & Emergency Services, Eagle County Paramedics, Eagle County Sheriff, Avon Police Department, Eagle Police …

Denver Fire Class 18-01 Graduation Ceremony

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Denver Fire Graduation Ceremony Denver Fire Department graduated 17 new firefighters on June 14th, 2018 at the Class 18-01 Graduation/Continuation Ceremony at the King Center in the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver. The recruits have been in the fire academy since February 2018, 11 of them will be at located at the firehouses and 6 are to finish up EMS training that …

Adams County Swift Water Training

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ACFR Swift Water Training On June 13th, 2018 the Adams County Fire Rescue Water Rescue Team participated in its annual swift water training up in Golden. Every June, the ACFR Swiftwater Team conducts training in Golden because the speed and volume of the Clear Creek during run-off simulates the type of conditions that ACFR experiences during flood times. The team …

Denver Hell Night Class 18-01

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Hell Night “Class 18-01” Denver Fire Department put their latest class of recruits through the annual “Hell Night’ training at the Denver Fire Training Center on June 12th, 2018. The Class 2018-01 with 17 new recruits were put to the test in the final training by responding to several back to back mock scenarios including car fires, car accidents, trapped victims, …

Castle Rock Grass Fire

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Castle Rock Grass Fire At 13:44 on June 12th 2018 Castle Rock Fire Rescue responded to a grass fire on the southbound I-25 (MM181) off ramp to Plum Creek Parkway. Brush 154 arrived to a small fire contained from the concrete barrier to the highway. Crews were able to get the fire out quickly and is under investigation. Units on …

I-70 Corridor Fire Academy Graduation

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I-70 Corridor Fire Academy Graduation Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue, Sable Altura Fire Rescue, Strasburg Fire Protection District and Byers Fire Protection District had the I-70 Corridor Fire Academy Graduation on June 10th, 2018.  The Fire Academy began in January 2018 with classroom and basic skills training and than ended in June 2018. During that time, the Recruits were allowed to respond on calls, …

Old Victory Fire

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Old Victory Fire At 15:53 on June 10th, 2018 Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue, Strasburg Fire Protection District, Sable Altura Fire Rescue, Byers Fire Protection District, Buckley Fire & Emergency Services and Deer Trail Rural Fire Protection District were dispatched to multiple reports of a brush fire at 49100 Old Victory Road in Bennett.  A large plume of smoke was already visible as units went en-route.  An erratically moving and fast …

Castle Rock 2nd Alarm Fire

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Castle Rock 2nd Alarm Fire At 14:42 on June 9th, 2018 Castle Rock Fire Rescue responded to a residential structure fire at 803 Gigi St. Dispatch advising that 911 caller reporting the garage is on fire with flames and smoke. Battalion 151 arrived on scene and request a 2nd Alarm, and set up command on Alpha side. Engine 151 and Medic …