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.

Byers Spaghetti Dinner 2019

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Annual Spaghetti Dinner Byers Fire Protection District kicked of their Independence holiday with a spaghetti dinner at Station 71 on July 3rd, 2019.  The local community came out to support the department, socialize and enjoy dinner. In addition to the spaghetti, the menu featured meatballs, garden salad, bread, dessert and drinks.

Pueblo County Debris Fire

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Pueblo County Debris Fire At 19:02 on June 1st 2019 Pueblo County Sheriff Emergency Services Bureau (ESB) Fire Team made quick work of an out of control controlled burn that got into a pile of materials from a deconstructed building south of Pueblo near mile marker 88 on I-25, crews were on scene for an hour with overhaul. Additional story …

Colorado Springs Verde Drive Structure Fire

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Colorado Springs Structure Fire At 12:54 on July 1st, 2019 Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to the 2500 block of Verde Dr. for a possible structure fire. En route Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center advised all units the RP reported heavy black smoke in their apartment. Engine 8 arrived on scene and reported nothing showing with evacuation. At 12:59, Engine 8 reported …

Colorado Springs Fuel Spill

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Colorado Springs Fuel Spill At 11:56 on  July 1st, 2019 Colorado Springs Fire Department was dispatched by the Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center to the 2300 block E. Boulder St. for a possible HazMat Incident. En route, dispatch advised that a semi’s saddle tank had been punctured and approximately 25 gallons of diesel fuel had leaked out of the tank. …

Arapahoe County House Fire

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Arapahoe County House Fire At 12:25 on July 1st, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a house fire in the 4900 block of W. Christensen Dr. in Arapahoe County.  Initial 911 information indicated smoke and flames were coming from the garage and 5 people were unaccounted for.  Engine 13 and Medic 13 were first to arrive and observed the …

Douglas County Lightning Strike

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Douglas County Lightning Strike At 16:45 p.m. on June 30th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a home that was struck by a bolt of lightning that ignited an attic fire at 13144 Mercury Dr. in Douglas County.  The occupant of the home dialed 911 and used a fire extinguisher to control the flames.  First arriving Tower 34 and Medic 34 …

Westminster 2nd Alarm Structure Fire

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Westminster Second Alarm Approximately 15:54 on June 30th, 2019 Westminster Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 2700 block of W. 111 Loop at Clay St. in the Legacy Ridge area. Westminster Communications Center advised units en route that 911 callers reporting a possible second house on fire. Westminster Police Department arrived first on scene to a fully involved house …

Centennial East Fair Ave Garage Fire

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Centennial Garage Fire At 15:42 p.m. on June 30th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to multiple reports of a garage fire at 16303 E. Fair Ave. in Centennial. A large plume of black smoke was widely visible as units responded.  Upon arrival, Engine 42 found the attached 2 car garage fully engulfed with flames, spreading up the back of …

El Paso County Structure Fire

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El Paso County Structure Fire At approximately 14:50 on June 30th, 2019 Cimarron Hills Fire Department and Falcon Fire Protection District responded to a possible structure fire in the 2300 block of Shawnee Dr. Once Cimarron Hills units left the station, they reported a header coming for the area of the incident and called the incident a working structure fire. Squad …

West Metro Iris Court Fire

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Lakewood House Fire At 19:04 on June 29th 2019 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed structure fire in the 3400 block of S. Iris Court in Lakewood. Rescue 10 arrived to smoke showing from a small single story family structure with fire on the Charlie side, and started fast attack with life safety as priority in the offensive strategy. …

Colorado Springs Firefighter Chili Cook-Off

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Annual Firefighter Chili Cook-Off An annual MDA Firefighter Chili Cook-Off was held on June 28th, 2019 in Downtown Colorado Springs. Fire departments in El Paso County and throughout southern Colorado came together to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. At the event a variety of venues including the US Olympic Committee, Red Bull with a motor bike jump competition, local …