Aurora Vaughn Way Smoke Investigation

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Aurora Smoke Investigation At 10:06 on June 3rd, 2019 Aurora Fire Rescue responded to reported structure fire in the 2300 block of S. Vaughn Way. Aurora 911 Emergency Communications advised that 911 caller reporting smoke in the laundry room. Engine 7 arrived to a multi-family 4-story apartment complex with nothing showing and established command on the Alpha-Bravo, and started investigation of the 2nd floor …

Grand Junction Explosion Investigation

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Explosion Investigation Around 15:00 on June 2nd 2019 Grand Junction Fire Department was called out to assist Grand Junction Police Department on a explosion investigation. Crews arrived and staged for a possible explosion inside a building at 1600 N. Ave. Police on scene discovered a suspicious backpack outside of a door of the building, and inside the building, they found a …

Foothills Pancake Breakfast 2019

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Foothills Pancake Breakfast Foothills Fire Protection District held their annual pancake breakfast at Station 2, 67 S. Lookout Mountain Rd. on June 2nd, 2019.  The community came out in force to meet with firefighters, ride on fire trucks, learn valuable safety information and enjoy pancakes for breakfast.  The Colorado State Patrol, Highlands Rescue Team, Jefferson County Sheriff, Jefferson County Open …

Red & Blue BBQ Cook-Off

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Red & Blue BBQ Cook-Off North Metro Fire Rescue District and Northglenn Police Department hosted the 2nd Annual Red and Blue BBQ Cook-Off on June 1st, 2019 at E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park in Northglenn, a 25-team BBQ competition and community event to raise money for fallen and injured first responders. Crowds braved a thunderstorm that passed briefly over the area. …

Windsor Severance Station 1 Open House 2019

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Station 1 Open House Windsor Severance Fire Rescue held their 17th annual community open house at Station 1 in Windsor on June 1st, 2019. The community came out to meet with the firefighters, see the fire apparatus, face paintings, live demonstrations, safety information, LifeLine medical helicopter, food and more. Loveland Fire Rescue Authority, UCHealth, Windsor Police Department & Weld County Sheriff …

Teller County Open House 2019

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Teller County Open House The Teller County Sheriff’s Office held their annual open house at their headquarters in Divide on June 1st 2019. The Sheriff invited the community to meet with first responders, check out their equipment and enjoy a free lunch hot off the grill. Divide Fire Protection District and the Victor Volunteer Fire Department also participated in the …

Front Range Fire Consortium Hell Night

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FRFC Hell Night On May 31st 2019 the Front Range Fire Consortium’s (frontrangefireconsortium.org) recruit academy Class 19-01 participated in their “Hell Night” at the Boulder County Regional Fire Training Centers (bcrftc.org) Boulder facility. Recruits were divided up into 8 companies that ran “calls” nearly non-stop from 7 a.m. until 2 a.m. the next morning. The days training was designed to represent …

Denver Fire Station 39 Dedication

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Station 39 Dedication Denver Fire Department opened the new Station 39 9150 E. 50th Ave. on May 31st, 2019 in Northfield with a Grand Opening Ceremony. Guest speakers included Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, Executive Director of Safety Troy Riggs, Denver Fire Chief Eric Tade, Councilman Chris Herndon, District 8 Representatives from Denver Public Schools & Representatives from Denver Urban Renewal Authority.  This …

Denver Grant Street Apartment Fire

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2nd Alarm Apartment Fire At 23:42 on May 30th, 2019 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a fire investigation with a possible fire in the closet in the 1500 block of N. Grant St. in North Capital Hill. While en route dispatch upgraded the call to a multi-family structure fire. Truck 8 arrived to 5-story apartment building with a working fire. Engine …

Centennial Garage Fire

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South Metro Garage Fire At 17:43 on May 30th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed residential structure fire at 6054 S. Fairfax Court in Centennial.  The 911 caller reported smoke coming from the eaves and a roof vent after recent welding had been done in the home.  First arriving Engine 14 found a small 2-story single-family dwelling with light …

Highlands Ranch Kitchen Fire

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South Metro Kitchen Fire On May 29th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed multi-family structure fire at 3855 Canyon Ranch Rd. in Highlands Ranch. The 911 caller reported a kitchen fire with flames several feet tall.  With nothing showing from the 2-story condo on arrival Engine 33 began investigation with a water can while Engine 17 positioned near a …

Longmont Station 3 Open House 2019

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Station 3 Open House Longmont Fire Department held their annual open house on May 25th, 2019 at Station 3 1000 Pace St. The community came out to learn about fire safety, hands on CPR from UCHealth, view the fire equipment, with Stop-The-Bleed information from Longmont United Hospital. Station 3 serves as the Longmont Fire Department wildland station. In addition to the …

Grand County EMS Open House

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EMS Open House Grand County EMS celebrated National EMS Week with an open house at Station 1 in Granby on May 25th, 2019.   The community came out in force to meet with their EMS professionals, tour the apparatus and enjoy a free lunch.  Established in January 1970, Grand County EMS is a state of the art ALS pre-hospital provider. The …