Recruit Academy Fire Burn

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Recruit Academy Fire Burn The Recruit Academy Fire Burn was held March 2nd, 2018 at the West Metro Fire Training Center in Lakewood with recruits from West Metro Fire Rescue, Littleton Fire Rescue, Castle Rock Fire Rescue, and the Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District. The three buildings that they burned, consistent with three different constructions: modern and legacy construction and …

Pueblo Structure Fire

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Pueblo Structure Fire  Around 16:00 on March 1st, 2018 crews from Pueblo Fire Department were dispatched to investigate smoke near the area of W 26th Street and Norwich Ave. Shortly after Engine 5 was dispatched, Pueblo City Dispatch upgraded to a residential structure fire as they took several calls. Engine 5 went enroute and reported heavy smoke showing from their …

West Metro Wide Acres Road Fire

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West Metro Basement Fire West Metro Fire Rescue on February 27th, 2018 responded to a structure fire at 12822 Wide Acres Rd. in Lakewood. Engine 2 arrived on scene to a single story small to medium duplex with nothing showing with an offensive strategy on the Alpha side. Tower 2 arrived as split crews, search and fire control, pulled a …

Centennial Prentice Lane Fire

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Centennial Structure Fire Shortly after 6:00 February 25th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue and Aurora Fire Rescue were dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 15669 E. Prentice Lane. Firefighters arrived on scene within minutes and found heavy smoke and fire coming from the rear of the home. Neighbors who smelled smoke were able to alert the homeowners of the …

Hygiene Pancake Supper

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51st Annual Hygiene Pancake Supper The Hygiene Fire Protection District held their 51st Annual Pancake Supper on February 24th, 2018. The evening festivities also include a raffle and silent auction. The Department expected about 500 people to partake in their annual fundraiser. Congratulations to Chief Cody Trevithick; his acting chief title was officially made permanent during the supper.

Adams County Extrication

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Adams County Extrication At approximately 9:04 on February 14th, 2018 Adams County Fire Rescue was dispatched to the intersection of Steel Pl. and E. 85th Dr. to the scene of a vehicle accident. One patient needed extrication from the vehicle that had gone off the road. Once the patient was extricated, they were transported to a nearby hospital. Units on …

Parker Road Rollover

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Parker Road Rollover February 11th, 2018 at approximately 14:00 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a one-vehicle rollover on Parker Road just south of Orchard. A Jeep Patriot traveling northbound on Parker Road drifted off the right side of the road and struck the guardrail. The vehicle flipped over the guardrail and down an embankment towards Piney Creek. Firefighters …

Aurora Polar Plunge 2018

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Aurora Polar Plunge 2018 A Saturday morning snowstorm didn’t deter hundreds of people from taking the plunge. The Polar Plunge was held at the Aurora Reservoir on February 10th, 2018. Local law enforcement officers, businesses, and community members braved the frigid waters to help raise funds for Colorado Special Olympics. Firefighters from Aurora Fire Rescue were on hand to ensure …

Thornton Engine 72 Dedication

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Thornton Engine 72 Dedication Thornton Fire Department held a dedication for the new Engine 72 at Station 72 on February 10th, 2017 including many that braved the cold weather including the City of Thornton Mayor, council members, city manager and their staff with fire family and friends. Firefighters with the ceremonial bucket transferred water from the old engine that has …

Micah Flick Memorial

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Micah Flick Memorial Thousands came out to honored the life of El Paso County Sheriff Deputy Micah Flick on February 10th, 2018 at the New Life Church in Colorado Springs. A large procession followed to Falcon for the private burial at the cemetery. Flick was 34, and was survived by his wife and his 7-year-old twins. Flick was with the sheriff’s …

Adams County Townhome Fire

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Adams County Townhome Fire At approximately 6:50 on February 9th, 2018 Adams County Fire Rescue was dispatched to the 8100 block of Washington St. when neighbors called 911 to report a structure fire. The first unit arrived at 6:54 and saw a townhome fully involved in flames. Firefighters began to simultaneously fight the fire and look for people inside. Because …

Denver Condo Fire

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Denver Condo Fire Just after 23:00 on February 5th, 2018 Denver Fire Department responded to a reported commercial structure fire at the Pebble Creek Condos 3550 S. Harlan St with multiple 911 calls. 28’s a pair arrived to a two-story condo with heavy fire showing, Engine 28 established a water supply on Harlan Street and started fire attack. Chief 7 …

Heath Gumm Memorial

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Heath Gumm Memorial The Memorial Service for Adams County Sheriff Deputy Heath Gumm was held at the Flatirons Community Church in Lafayette on February 2nd, 2018. Thousands lined the streets along the procession to honor Gumm before the funeral that included hundreds of emergency vehicles. Gumm was 31, served with Adams County Sheriff since 2013, and also worked for the …

West Metro Apartment Fire

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West Metro Apartment Fire At 1:02 on January 31st, 2018 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed commercial structure fire at Westhills Apartments 383 Van Gordon St, and dispatch advising units that the 911 caller is reporting that the fire unit has been evacuated. Engine 2 arrived to a large 3-story apartment structure, with a working fire from the …

Parker Road MVA

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Parker Road MVA January 27th 2018 ~ South Metro Fire Rescue and the Aurora Fire Department were dispatched to a multi-vehicle traffic accident on Parker Road at East Orchard Road. Two chiefs, two engines, a tower and four ambulances were dispatched to the scene. Crews arrived on scene quickly, treated the injured and help removed vehicles out of the road. …

Helicopter vs Fixed Wing in Loveland

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Helicopter vs Fixed Wing Just after 11:30 on January 27th, 2018 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority & Windsor-Severance Fire Rescue responded to a aircraft emergency at 4824 Earhart Road (Northern Colorado Regional Airport) in Loveland. Dispatched reporting that a plane hit a helicopter on the runway, 328 arrived to the plane south of the runway. Aircraft Rescue 41 arrived to a …

West Metro Brush Fire

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West Metro Brush Fire West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed brush fire at W. 32nd Ave and I-70 westbound on ramp on January 27th, 2018. Jefferson County Sheriff arrived first on scene, and started to get the fire controlled. Engine 17 arrived on scene to a small vegetation fire on the side of the highway, Brush 17 arrived …

Denver Under Construction Fire

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Denver Under Construction Fire At 18:40 on January 26th, 2018 the Denver Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 3200 block of W. 21st Ave. Chief 6 arrived on scene at 3247 W. 31st Ave, to a 3 story multi-family structure under construction with smoke showing on the Alpha side. Engine 12 arrived and started fire attack, …

Grand Junction Riverside Parkway Fire

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Grand Junction Commercial Fire At 12:31 on January 26th, 2018 Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire at CoorsTek 2451 Riverside Parkway. 911 caller reporting that the fire is in the kiln stack with heavy black smoke. Training 1 arrived to a medium to large building with smoke showing from one of the stacks. Engine 3 arrived …