South Adams County Spaghetti Dinner 2018

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57th Annual Spaghetti Dinner The South Adams County Fire Department held their annual spaghetti dinner at Adams City High School in Commerce City on September 8th, 2018. Hundreds of community members came out to eat spaghetti, meet with firefighters and learn valuable safety information. The dinner served 3,850 citizens, and a total raised of $27,000 towards the SACFFA charitable trust. …

Colorado Springs I-25 Semi Accident

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I-25 Semi Accident At 15:28 on September 8th, 2018 Colorado Springs Fire Department was dispatched to a accident involving a rolled over semi at I-25 & Bijou St. with multiple 911 calls, and possible party trapped. Engine 1 arrived to a semi on its side southbound I-25 with 2 patients. Battalion 1 arrived and requested Haz-Mat 14 to respond for possible …

Pitkin County Public Safety Expo

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Pitkin County Public Safety Expo The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office hosted the Pitkin County Public Safety Expo in downtown Aspen on September 8th, 2018.  Hundreds of community members spent part of their day meeting with first responders, checking out the displays, and learning valuable safety information. Aspen Airport / Pitkin County Airport ARFF, Aspen Ambulance District, Aspen Police Department, Aspen …

Golden Fire Safety & Preparedness Day 2018

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Safety & Preparedness Day 2018 Golden Fire Department held their 9th Annual Safety & Preparedness Day on September 8th, 2018 at Station 21. The community came out to learn about fire safety including grease fires, live fire demonstrations, burn safety, face paintings, car seat checks, tour the emergency equipment and meet first responders. AMR, Pleasant View Fire Department, JeffCom, Colorado State …

Wellington Brush Fire

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Wellington 72 Fire At 14:17 on September 7th, 2018 Wellington Fire Protection District was dispatched to a reported brush fire in the area of  County Road 21 & County Road 72, north of Wellington. Brush 2 arrived on scene to 3 acres with flames moving to the north, and started a direct attack along the east flank of the fire from the …

MDA Fill The Boot 2018

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MDA Fill The Boot 2018 Firefighters from across the state of Colorado joined over 100,000 of their colleagues from around the county to help fill the boot for MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association) over the 2018 Labor Day Weekend in partnership with the IAFF. Since 1954, Fill the Boot has been a strong firefighter tradition, giving families with muscular dystrophy hope for …

Arvada Dudley Circle House Fire

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Arvada House Fire At 16:32 on September 3rd, 2018 JeffCom dispatched out Arvada Fire Protection District to a structure fire in the 8100 block of Dudley Circle, with 911 caller reporting fire between the houses, and starting the garage and house on fire. Engine 55 arrived on scene to a working fire between structures in the offensive strategy, and established their own …

Red Feather Lakes Fire Day 2018

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Red Feather Lakes Fire Day The Red Feather Lakes Volunteer Fire Department held their annual Fire Day on September 1st, 2018.  The event, which featured a parade, fire truck rides, a bake sale and craft fair served as a fundraiser for the department. Neighboring Crystal Lakes Volunteer Fire Department also participated in the festivities.

Grand Junction Industrial Blvd Fire

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Commercial Structure Fire At 20:39 on September 2nd, 2018 Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire at 2400 Industrial Blvd at the Adcock Concrete building. First due arrived at 20:45 and found smoke and flames showing from the roof, firefighter were prevented from entering the building with safety concerns, and the fire was put as defensive operations. …

Livermore Training Day

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Livermore Training Day The Livermore Fire Protection District conducted ladder training at Livermore Elementary School on September 1st, 2018.  The training served as a refresher to hone their firefighters’ ground ladder skills.  Additionally, the department had on hand their new Engine 1, a 1991 Pierce Dash that previously served with the Golden Fire Department. Golden dedicated the engine to Thomas …

Highlands Ranch Electrical Fire

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Highlands Ranch Electrical Fire At 21:34 on September 1st, 2018 Littleton Fire Rescue and South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported house fire in the 10200 block of Knoll Ct. in Highlands Ranch.  A neighbor heard electrical popping sounds and saw flames coming from the side of the house.  First arriving Engine and Medic 17 used a dry chemical fire extinguisher …

Lakewood Vehicle Into Building

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Vehicle vs Building At 11:03 on September 1st, 2018 JeffCom dispatched out West Metro Fire Rescue to a vehicle into a building at S. Teller St. & W. Alameda Ave. Engine 7 arrived on scene to a vehicle that was fully into the store. Collapse 10 & Rescue 10 were both cancelled before getting on scene as crews found no structural involvement for …