Chatfield Grass Fire

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Chatfield Grass Fire At 12:31 on July 20th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a report of smoke in the area of Hwy. 85 and Brandon Dr. in unincorporated Douglas County.  As crews drove the area checking, a second 911 caller reported flames in the grass west of Pioneer Landscaping along the railroad tracks. The incident was upgraded to …

Kiowa Open House

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Kiowa Open House The Kiowa Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 221 in Kiowa on July 20th, 2019.  The Department opened their doors to show of their new two-story addition to the public.  The new addition contains sleeping quarters, a day room, kitchen and training room.  Community groups will also be allowed to use the training room …

Louisville Station 2 Grand Re-Opening

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Station 2 Grand Re-Opening Louisville Fire Protection District held a grand re-opening at Station 2 895 W. Via Appia Way on July 20th, 2019. The community came out to celebrate the re-opening of the newly remodeled station with the hose uncoupling, fire engine displays, station tours, meeting the firefighters and the gym dedication in memory of Louisville Fire Department firefighter Dillon …

Elizabeth Pancake Breakfast

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Elizabeth Pancake Breakfast Elizabeth Fire Rescue held a pancake breakfast at Station 271 in Elizabeth on July 20th, 2019.  The community spent part of their Saturday morning meeting with firefighters, checking out the apparatus and enjoying a nice pancake breakfast. Proceeds benefit the Elizabeth Firefighters Community Foundation.

Glen Haven Pancake Breakfast 2019

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Glen Haven Pancake Breakfast Glen Haven Area Volunteer Fire Department held their annual pancake breakfast at Station 1 on July 20th, 2019.  The community came out to support local firefighters and enjoy pancakes, scrambled eges, sausage and refreshments with the annual silent auction and bake sale. This event is a major source of income for the department. The community of …

Federal Heights Tejon Street Structure Fire

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Federal Heights Structure Fire At 18:43 on July 19, 2019 Federal Heights Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in the area of 9100 Tejon St. at Lamplighter. Engine 41 en route advised Federal Heights Communications Center (City of Federal Heights 911 Dispatch Center) of smoke in air and to start a major incident tone for a confirmed working fire, and strike a 2nd alarm …

Colorado Springs Kitchen Fire

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Colorado Springs Kitchen Fire At approximately 21:10 on July 18th, 2019 Colorado Springs Fire Department to the 2600 block of Main St. Engine 9 arrived and reported light smoke showing and continued to investigate Engine 9 made entry to the kitchen area and reported a working oven fire and requested a working structure fire compliment. Engine 9 then pulled an …

Colorado Springs Highway 24 Brush Fire

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Colorado Springs Brush Fire At approximately 16:00 on July 18th, 2019 Colorado Springs Fire Department and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Wildfire Team was dispatched to Hwy. 24 and Ridge Rd. for a brush fire. Engine 2 reported fire on the northwest side of the highway, and advised the fire was slow-moving and began fire attack. Engine 1 arrived on …

Catbob Fire

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The Catbob Fire At approximately 15:39 on July 14th, 2019 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority (LFRA) was dispatched by Loveland Emergency Communications Center (LECC) to a Grass / Wildland Fire in the 10000 block of Bobcat Ridge Road on the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area property in unincorporated Larimer County. Rangers on scene coordinated with fire crews on the location and best access …

Calhan Pancake Breakfast 2019

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Calhan Pancake Breakfast On July 14th, 2019 Calhan Fire Protection District invited the community to their station for eggs, sausage, hash browns, and pancakes. UCHealth’s Lifeline 2 and Flight for Life Lifeguard 3 also stopped by and the community members got the opportunity to tour both helicopters  Calhan Police Department also participated in the event.

Black Forest Station 1 Open House 2019

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Station 1 Open House On July 13th, 2019 Black Forest Fire Protection District inviting the community down to their fire Station 1 annual open house on Teachout Rd. Firefighters served out hamburgers, hotdogs, and other refreshments, and also demonstrated a simulated vehicle extrication.  El Paso County Sheriff, El Paso County Hazardous Materials Response Team, El Paso County Search & Rescue Team, El …

South Metro Academy Hell Night

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Academy Hell Night On July 12th, 2019 South Metro Fire Academy 19-1 finished out their 14th week of training by experiencing Hell Night. From the afternoon into the late night hours the recruits staffed Engines, Medics and a Tower and responded to numerous simulated incidents at the South Metro Fire Rescue Training Center.  The incidents included false alarms, odor investigations, medical …

Colorado Springs Ramblewood Brush Fire

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Colorado Springs Brush Fire At Approximately 11:50 on July 12th, 2019 Colorado Springs Fire Department was dispatched by the Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center to the 7700 block of Chancellor Dr. for an outside fire. When crews arrived in the area, they discovered the area was not actually at the address but actually behind the 4500 block of Ramblewood Dr. The …

Greeley 2nd Alarm Church Fire

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Greeley Church Fire At 20:09 July 7th, 2019 Greeley Fire Department responded to the report of structure fire in the 7000 block of 28th St. in Greeley. Callers reported a fire in the attic of the church and a reporting party was having members evacuate. 3 Engines, 2 Ladder Trucks, 1 Battalion Chief and 1 Paramedic Ambulance responded on the initial …

Joes Fire Department Fish Fry 2019

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Joes Annual Fish Fry The Joes Fire Department held their annual fish fry on July 6th, 2019.  The small community on the eastern plains came out in force to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoyed a freshly fried dinner of fish.  The annual event serves as a fundraiser for the all-volunteer department. Med Evac and AirLife also participated …

Westminster 2nd Alarm Commercial Fire

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2nd Alarm Commercial Fire Just after midnight on July 6th, 2019 Westminster Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire at W. 91st Ave & Marshall St. with a possible explosion. Crews arrived to heavy fire and flames through the roof, and a second alarm was struck with mutual-aid from Arvada Fire Protection District, North Metro Fire Rescue District & Adams County Fire Rescue. …

Riverview Fire

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Riverview Fire At 15:09 on July 4th, 2019 Grand Junction Fire Department Engine 3 was dispatched to a growing brush fire threatening four houses. The caller indicated that fireworks were seen in the area. Red Flag conditions caused the fire to spread rapidly, traveling uphill towards homes on Skyway Dr. and Promontory Court to the west. Two fire engines with the Mesa …

Gold Hill Pancake Breakfast 2019

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Gold Hill Pancake Breakfast The Gold Hill Volunteer Fire Department held their annual pancake breakfast and parade on July 4th, 2019.  The community came out in force to meet with firefighters, enjoy breakfast and watch the annual Independence Day Parade.  Firefighters from Four Mile Fire Protection District and Sunshine Fire Protection District also participated in the parade.