Arvada Ward Road Structure Fire

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Arvada Structure Fire At 18:32 on September 14th, 2019 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire at W. 56th Ave. & Ward Rd. Tower 56 arrived to a 1-story single story with a working fire on the Delta side, pulling a line in for search & rescue fire control in the offensive strategy. Tower 56 secured their own water …

Niver Creek Vegetation Fire

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Thornton Vegetation Fire At 18:19 on September 14th, 2019 Thornton Fire Department responded to a vegetation fire at 401 W. 88th Ave. in the Niver Creek Open Space in Thornton. Engine 72 & Med 72 arrived to a 100×100 grass fire, slow moving and started fire attack. Crews got the fire under control quickly and started overhaul with hot spots. …

Bennett East 38th Ave Weed Fire

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Bennett Weed Fire On September 14th, 2019 at 13:11 Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue and auto-aid from the I-70 Corridor Fire responded to a large weed fire at E. 38th Ave. & Penrith Rd. west of the Town of Bennett. Chief 91 arrived to a large weed fire high flames with medium fuels. Brush Engine 91 arrived and started a direct attack on the fire, …

Westminster Station 6 Open House 2019

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Station 6 Open House Westminster Fire Department held their annual Hero’s Day open house at Station 6 on September 14th, 2019. The community came out and enjoyed BBQ lunch, meet with the firefighters and learn about fire and household items safety, fire engine and ambulance tours, kiddie-combat obstacle course, and fire truck rides. Westminster Police Department provided a K-9 demonstration. Flight …

Genesee Open House 2019

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Genesee Open House Genesee Fire Rescue held their annual open house on September 14th, 2019 as the community came out to meet with firefighters, tour the station and apparatus, and learn about fire safety and enjoy hot dogs and the award winning Chili.  Highlands Rescue Team, Flight for Life and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office also participated in the event. …

LaSalle Pancake Breakfast 2019

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LaSalle Pancake Breakfast The LaSalle Fire Protection District hosted a free pancake breakfast at Station 31 on September 14th, 2019. The local community in central Weld County came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy some freshly cooked pancakes, eggs, and sausage.  The department was established in 1942 and serves about 82 square miles including the …

Broomfield 9/11 Memorial Ceremony 2019

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Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony The annual Broomfield 9/11 Memorial Ceremony was held on September 11th, 2019 at the Broomfield Amphitheater, hosted by North Metro Fire Rescue District, Broomfield Police Department and the City and County of Broomfield. Keynote speaker was Michael Faughnan, whose brother, Chris Faughnan, died in the North Tower on September 11th, 2001. Broomfield Police Chief Gary Creager provided opening remarks and presented …

Colorado 9/11 Stair Climb Red Rocks 2019

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Colorado 9/11 Stair Climb 2019 The 11th annual Colorado 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb was held September 11th, 2019 at Red Rocks Amphitheater, with 2,500 that attended this year’s climb, making it the largest in the country, which raised $106,000. The stair climb is nine laps around the Red Rocks Amphitheater, equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center. …

Lone Tree Astoria Court House Fire

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South Metro House Fire At 03:21 on September 11th, 2019, MetCom received a single 911 call reporting the back of a house on fire on Astoria Court in Lone Tree.  When units from South Metro Fire Rescue Firehouse 34 entered, they encountered heavy smoke conditions and observed glowing windows on the Charlie side of a small 2-story house.  District Chief …

Boulder Engine 2505 Dedication & Open House

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Engine 2505 Dedication Boulder Fire-Rescue Department dedicated their new engine and held an open house at Station 5 4375 19th St. on September 8th, 2019. Local residents came out in force to meet with firefighters, check out the new 2019 Spartan pumper, and learn a little about fire safety.  The Department held a traditional wet down and asked the community …

South Adams County Spaghetti Dinner 2019

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58th Annual Spaghetti Dinner The South Adams County Fire Department held their annual spaghetti dinner at Adams City High School in Commerce City on September 7th, 2019. Members of the community came out to enjoy the spaghetti, meet with firefighters and learn about fire safety. Smoke detectors were given away at the event free of charge to those who requested …

Mesa County I-70 Business Loop Accident

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I-70 Business Loop Accident At approximately 12:09 on September 7th, 2019, a Mesa County Sheriff’s Deputy passing through the area pulled up on a single vehicle rollover on I-70 Business Loop Frontage Rd. at Fruitvale Ct. in a ditch on the south side of the road. The deputy notified dispatch and checked for injuries, finding one adult patient conscious, breathing, …

Boulder Hotel Fire

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Boulder Hotel Fire At 06:04 on September 6th, 2019 Boulder Fire-Rescue Department responded to a possible hotel fire in the 2000 block of Arapahoe Ave. Upon arrival Engine 2503 found a working fire in the gym of the hotel, and stretched a 1 3/4 pre-connect to the fire room for extinguishment. The fire was contained to the room of origin. …

MDA Fill The Boot 2019

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MDA Fill The Boot 2019 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 2019 Labor Day Weekend in partnership with the IAFF. Since 1954, this is the 65th annual Fill the Boot, and has been a strong firefighter tradition, giving families …

South Adams Florence Street Fire

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Henderson Garage Fire At 15:44 on September 2nd 2019 South Adams County Fire Department responded to a house fire at 11250 Florence St. in Henderson. Adcom advised that they were receiving multiple 911 calls heavy fire showing from a garage. Engine 27 arrived to a 3-story townhome with a working fire in the garage, and secured their own water supply in the offensive strategy. …