Arapahoe County Grass Fire

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Arapahoe County Grass Fire On August 25, 2019 at approximately 12:20 Aurora Fire Rescue and several other departments in Eastern Arapahoe County were dispatched to a wildland fire in the 700 block of S. Powhaton Rd.  Firefighters arrived on scene and found a significant vegetation fire in a grassy area some distance away from any structures. Crews went to work …

Highland Rescue Team Open House 2019

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Highland Rescue Open House The Highland Rescue Team Ambulance District held their annual open house at the EMS Station 317 S. Lookout Mountain Rd. on August 24th, 2019.  The community came out to meet with neighbors, team members, tour the ambulances and enjoy lunch. Foothills Fire Protection District, Genesee Fire Protection District, Colorado State Patrol and Flight for Life also participated in the …

Palmer Lake Open House 2019

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Palmer Lake Open House Palmer Lake Fire Department held their annual open house on August 24th, 2019 at the fire station located on Valley Cresent St. and at the community baseball field. During the open house members from the community got the chance to tour the fire trucks, fire station, ambulance, medical helicopters from LifeLine and Flight for Life, and El …

Brighton Safety Expo 2019

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Brighton Safety Expo Brighton Fire Rescue District participated in the 2019 Brighton Safety Expo and Touch-A-Truck at City Hall on August 24th, 2019.  The local community came out in force to meet with first responders, check out the apparatus, and learn valuable safety information. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office, Advanced Urgent Care, AirLife, Brighton Police Department, Brighton Public Works, Colorado Parks …

Evergreen Health & Safety Day 2019

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Evergreen Health & Safety Day Evergreen Fire Protection District held their 21st Annual Health & Safety Day at Station 2 on August 24th, 2018. Hundreds of residents came out to meet with firefighters, learn safety information, and enjoyed a pancake breakfast and hot dog BBQ. The festivities included a bicycle safety course, fire truck rides in the 1966 Mack pumper, sidewalk …

Larimer County House Fire

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Larimer County House Fire At approximately 03:23 on August 24th, 2019 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority (LFRA), Thompson Valley EMS (TVEMS), and Poudre Fire Authority (PFA) were dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 7800 block of Costigan Ave. in unincorporated Larimer County. Prior to arrival of fire units, a Larimer County Sheriff’s Deputy on scene reported two people trapped inside, additionally …

Colorado Springs Power Plant Fire

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Martin Drake Power Plant Fire At approximately 20:20 on August 20th, 2019 Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to the 700 block of Conejos St. at the Martin Drake Power Plant for a reported structure fire. Crews arrived to light smoke showing and investigated while units continued and staged, with assistance from employees at the plant, crews found active fire under Turbine 7, leading …

Pueblo County Garage Fire

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Pueblo County Garage Fire On August 20th, 2019 just before 16:00 a Pueblo County Road and Bridge driver reported a garage fire on the radio to Pueblo County Comm. Shortly after Pueblo County Sheriff Emergency Services Bureau (ESB) Fire Team was toned out for a working fire. Mutual aid was requested from Pueblo Rural Fire Protection District and Pueblo Chemical Depot Fire …

Centennial Attic Fire

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South Metro Attic Fire At 19:56 on August 19th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a house fire at 6245 S. Humboldt Pl. in Centennial after 911 callers reported active flames in the attic.  First arriving Battalion 2 sized up a small, 2-story, single family home with light smoke showing from the gable vents.  BC2 positioned across the street …

Highland Heritage Regional Park Brush Fire

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Highlands Ranch Brush Fire At 13:18 on August 19th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a vegetation fire at Highland Heritage Regional Park, located southwest of University Blvd. and S. Quebec St.  When crews arrived, they encountered a 50×50 foot area of grass and weeds on fire spreading into thicker vegetation.  With dry conditions and high heat 2 additional brush …

Denver 2nd Alarm Apartment Fire

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2nd Alarm Apartment Fire Around 05:36 on August 18th, 2019 Denver Fire Department responded to a apartment fire at 9085 E. Mississippi Ave. at the Tava Water Apartments. Crews arrived to heavy fire that ran through the attic, but was stopped with aggressive firefighting by all companies on scene. No injuries reported.  Units on Scene: 1st Alarm: Chief 3, Chief 4, …

Aurora 3rd Alarm Adriatic Drive Apartment Fire

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3rd Alarm Apartment Fire At 22:22 on August 17th, 2019 Aurora Fire Rescue responded a structure fire at 17090 E. Adriatic Dr. Aurora 911 Emergency Communications advised multi 911 callers reporting an explosion with a bush on fire extending to the structure, and Aurora Police Department arrived and reported a fully-involved apartment fire. Battalion 2 arrived on scene to a 3-story multi-family …

Elbert Sheriff Safety Fair 2019

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Elbert Sheriff Safety Fair The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office held their annual safety fair at the Walmart in Elizabeth on August 17th, 2019. The community was invited out to meet with first responders, check out the tools of their trade, and learn a lot of valuable safety information. AirLife Denver, Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Colorado State Patrol, Denver Police Department, …

Aurora East 42nd Ave Rollover

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Aurora Rollover Extrication At 22:37 on August 16th, 2019 Aurora Fire Rescue responded to a rollover at E. 42nd Ave. & Gun Club Rd. Aurora 911 Emergency Communications advised that the vehicle went off the end of the road, and rolled down a 15 foot drop with one party trapped. Battalion 1 requested the heavy rescue and a second medic to the scene. …

Deer Creek Canyon Park Fire

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Deer Creek Canyon Park Fire Around 4:30 on August 15th, 2019 Inter-Canyon Fire Protection District responded to a possible wildland fire next to Station 4 off Grizzle Dr. & Rattlesnake Gulch Trail in Jefferson County. Crews arrived to a wind driven wildland interface fire burning in heavy fuels in rough terrain with about 10 to 15 foot flames. The fire …

EMILY Remote Controlled Rescue

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EMILY Remote Controlled Rescue Denver Fire Department received their new high speed rescue robot called E.M.I.L.Y. (Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard), made by Hydronalix, which is a remote controlled robotic rescue boat that has Sonar to help swimmers stay afloat until a rescuer arrives, and also provides Sonar, which is courtesy of the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). EMILY, which also …

Denver Colfax Transformer Fire

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Denver Transformer Fire After 11:00 on August 14th, 2019 Denver Fire Department responded to reported fire at Atlas Metals 1835 W. Colfax Ave. Crews arrived to sparks from electrical transformer that dropped to the ground creating exterior trash fire that slightly damaged the outside of the building. Xcel was called to the scene and no injuries were reported. Additional information provided by …