Parker Structure Fire

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Parker Structure Fire At 06:39 on June 8th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to multiple reports of a structure fire at 11038 Twenty Mile Road in Parker. First due Engine 41 positioned on the Charlie side, spotted on a hydrant and sized up a large 3-story apartment building under construction with smoke showing from 3 sides of the attic. …

Denver West Restaurant Fire

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Denver West Restaurant Fire At 15:09 on June 6th, 2018 West Metro Fire Rescue & Pleasant View Fire Department responded with dual response to a commercial fire alarm at 14265 W. Colfax Ave. at the Mimi’s Cafe in the Denver West Retail. Engine 41 arrived to a single-story restaurant with horns and strobes, and set-up on the Alpha side. Engine 5 …

Arvada Swift Water Rescue Training

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Arvada Swift Water Rescue Training Arvada Fire Protection District held swift water rescue skills with Engine 52, Rescue 54, North Metro Fire Rescue District, and North Area Tech Rescue Team with other local fire departments on June 6th, 2018 on Clear Creek in Golden. The members concentrated on self rescue, contact rescue and live bait rescue training. With the recent …

Foothills Pancake Breakfast 2018

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Foothills Annual Pancake Breakfast Foothills Fire Protection District held their annual pancake breakfast at the Lookout Mountain Fire Station at 67 S. Lookout Mountain Road on June 3rd, 2018. The community came out to view the fire engines on display, fire truck rides, and the silent auction. Highland Rescue Team, Jefferson County Sheriff, Colorado State Patrol and more were on hand.

Public Safety Expo

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Public Safety Expo 2018 The Public Safety Expo was held June 2nd, 2018 at the Regis University in Denver. Kids of all ages were able tour fire engines from Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, Denver Fire Department & Lakeside Fire Department, police cars new and old including Adams County Sheriff, Aurora Police Department, Denver Police Department, Colorado State …

Boulder Rural Open House

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Boulder Rural Open House The Boulder Rural Fire Rescue held their annual open house on June 2nd, 2018. Hundreds of residents stopped by to visit with firefighters, check out the apparatus, enjoy lunch and learn valuable safety information. American Medical Response, Boulder County Sheriff, Boulder Emergency Squad, Boulder Open Space, Boulder Police Department and the Colorado State Patrol also participated …

Arapahoe County State Land Fire

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Arapahoe County Wildland Fire At 14:26 on June 1st, 2018 MetCom alerted the east I-70 corridor to an unknown fire at 31928 East Quincy Ave. in Arapahoe County. Additional 911 callers reported a 1-acre grass fire moving quickly through the open space. A large plume of smoke was visible and mutual aid from Aurora and South Metro responded. Upon arrival …

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 …

2018 Auto X

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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.