2018 Camp Ember

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2018 Camp Ember  Camp Ember was held on May 31 – June 3rd, 2018, a 4 day, 3-night camp offered to young women ages 16-18 to the world of firefighting and EMS, and the event was hosted by Arvada Fire Protection District, Red Rocks Community College and West Metro Fire Rescue. The camp included training, mentorship from community female firefighters, …

Douglas County House Fire

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Douglas County House Fire At 12:07 on May 30th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue and Littleton Fire Rescue were dispatched to a reported residential structure fire on Mercury Drive in Douglas County. While companies were going en-route additional 911 callers reported the house on fire at 13134 Canopus Drive with a possible person trapped. The incident was upgraded to a …

Pueblo Arroyo Ave Structure Fire

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Pueblo Structure Fire May 28th, 2018 around 1800, Pueblo Fire Department was dispatched to the 1100-Blk of Arroyo Ave. on reports of a fire in a backyard spreading to the house. Engine 3 arrived and had smoke and fire showing. Engine 4 caught the plug with a 5 inch line and supplied Engine 3. Several attack lines were pulled from Engine 3 …

Chaffee County Recovery

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Chaffee County Recovery At 09:00 hours on May 28th, 2018 Colorado 4×4 Rescue and Recovery was contacted by a private party needing assistance with vehicle recovery from an event occurring 24 hours before.  A team consisting of 11 members was formed in an hour for a scheduled recovery the next morning in the Four Mile Area of Chaffee County.  The …

Jefferson County Explosion & Fire

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Jeffco Explosion & Fire At 23:42 on May 25th, 2018 Pleasant View Fire Department responded to a burn victim at 16515 W. 12th Dr. in Golden. Arriving crews found a injured party with server burns from a hash oil explosion, and was transported to a local hospital by AMR. Command on scene advised that heavy smoke was showing from the eves …

Mesa County Mile Marker 46 Fire

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Mile Marker 46 Fire At approximately 17:13 on May 25th, 2018 Palisade Fire Protection District was dispatched to a Motor Vehicle Fire at I-70 MM 46. Dispatch notes indicated a Black and Red work truck pulled over in the westbound lanes on the right shoulder with a working fire in the bed of the truck. Additional reports indicated the vehicle …

South Adams Truck 24 Dedication

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South Adams Truck 24 Dedication South Adams County Fire Department dedicated Truck 24 at Station 24 in Commerce City on May 24th, 2018. Truck 24 was dedicated with the memory of Adams County Sheriff Deputy Heath Gumm at the “wetdown” and push-in ceremony. Gumm’s father, Jim who is a retired firefighter from Bancroft Fire Protection District, Lakewood-Bancroft Fire Protection District …

Littleton Strip Mall Fire

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Littleton Strip Mall Fire At 06:32 on May 20th, 2018 Littleton Fire Rescue Engine 19 was dispatched to a commercial fire alarm at 8156 S. Wadsworth Blvd. in Jefferson County. Upon arrival E19 sized up a large single story strip mall with nothing showing. While investigating the storefronts the crew detected an odor of smoke and observed water flowing from …

Arvada Auto X 2018

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2018 Auto X Auto X was held on May 17th 2018 – 19th, 2018 at the Arvada Fire Training Center. The event class included on hands on training with NFPA 1670 Technician level training, auto extrication and stabilization, new car technology including Hybrids and airbag deployments and more.

Aurora Station 15 Grand Opening

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Aurora Station 15 Grand Opening Aurora Fire Rescue held the grand opening and dedication of Station 15 on May 15th, 2018. The new station, located at 1880 S. Flatrock Trail, will serve the Murphy Creek neighborhood and surrounding communities. The new station houses individual bunk rooms, office space, gym, kitchen, dayroom, community room and decontamination room for dirty bunker gear. …

Liberty Point High Angle Rescue

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Liberty Point High Angle Rescue Around 18:40 on May 14th, 2018 Pueblo West Fire Department was dispatched to Liberty Point on reports of a hiker that fell off of a cliff approximately 100 feet and was injured. Crews arrived and found the patient had fallen near railroad tracks that run through the Lake Pueblo State Park. Due to accessibility a …

Colorado Firefighter Calendar Tryouts 2019

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2019 Colorado FF Calendar Tryouts The 2019 Colorado Firefighter Calendar tryouts were held at the EXDO Event Center on May 12th, 2018. Fifteen firefighters faced off against celebrity judges to answer thought provoking questions and strut their across the catwalk, all in hopes of garnering a coveted spot in the beefcake style calendar. Net proceeds from the sale of calendars …

Federal Heights Pancake Breakfast 2018

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Federal Heights Pancake Breakfast The Federal Heights Fire Department and City Council held their annual pancake breakfast at their station on May 12th, 2018. Despite the cool weather and light drizzle, the community came out in force to meet with firefighters, the mayor, and city council member. The city provided a free breakfast consisting of pancakes, eggs, and sausage to …

Douglas County Plane Crash

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Douglas County Plane Crash At 20:23 on May 11th, 2018, South Metro Fire Rescue was alerted to an Alert 3 Aircraft Crash in the area of I-25 and RidgeGate Pkwy. Centennial Tower reported loss of contact in the area of I-25 and RidgeGate Pkwy. Crews were updated to a new location of Chambers Rd. and RidgeGate per DCSO. Crews were moved …

Denver 2nd Alarm Warehouse Fire

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Second Alarm Warehouse Fire At 17:20 on May 10th, 2018 Denver Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire at 840 W. 11th Ave with multiple 911 calls. Ops 2 arrived to a large warehouse with black smoke showing and fire showing through the roof. Engine 1 arrived and laid two lines, and started fire attack, Tower 1 arrived and …

Denver 3rd Alarm Under Construction Fire

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3rd Alarm Under Construction Fire Just before 02:00 on May 10th, 2018 Denver Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 19th Ave & Grove St. Chief 6 arrived to a fully involved under construction 4-story multi-family, and went to defensive ops for arriving crews, and set-up command at 20th Ave. & Grove St. Crews arrived to heavy fire …