Douglas County Highway 85 Brush Fire

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South Metro Brush Fire At 12:46 on June 13th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a vegetation fire along the railroad tracks west of Norwood Dr. & Hwy. 85 in Douglas County. Firefighters found a slow-moving grass fire and used hand tools and water pump backpacks to extinguish it. No structures were threatened, and no injuries occurred. Additional information …

Arvada West 86th Ave Vehicle Fire

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Arvada Vehicle Fire On June 13th, 2020 around 11:00 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a vehicle fire at W. 86th Ave. & Simms St. Firefighters quickly extinguish the well involved vehicle fire. The cause of the fire is unknown, and there were no injuries to the driver or any firefighters. No other information was available.  Units on Scene: Battalion …

Cherry Creek Boat Trailer Recovery

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South Metro Boat Trailer Recovery At approximately 09:45 on June 13th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to the park to help recover a boat trailer that dislodged from a vehicle and rolled into the water. Members of the Dive Rescue team suited up, entered the water, and attached a cable to the waterlogged trailer, allowing a heavy wrecker to …

Mountain Vista Brush Fire

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South Metro Brush Fire At 23:16 on June 12th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to multiple reports of a large vegetation fire burning in the open space west of Mountain Vista High School in the Highlands Ranch Metro District. When crews arrived, they found approximately 3-acres of grass and brush burning in rugged terrain with gusty wind conditions. Although …

Chatfield Wildland Fire

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Chatfield Wildland Fire At 19:21 June 12th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue & West Metro Fire Rescue crews responded to a vegetation fire just east of the Audubon Center at Chatfield, located near Wadsworth Blvd. and Waterton Rd. in the Waterton Canyon. Smoke was visible from several miles away and when firefighters arrived, they were faced with challenging access problems. …

Denver Flanders Way House Fire

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Denver House Fire On June 9th, 2020 Denver Fire Department extinguished a significant house fire at 4586 Flanders Way & rescued ‘Camp’ the pup. Luckily there were no injuries. DFD Fire Investigators are working to determine cause of the fire. Additional information was provided by Denver Fire Department

Douglas County Melody Lane Interface Fire

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South Metro Interface Fire At 20:19 on June 7th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a wildland interface fire at 13115 Melody Lane in Douglas County. Under Red Flag Warning conditions multiple 911 callers reported a vegetation fire threatening structure. First arriving Battalion Chief 4 assumed command and confirmed that a large brush fire was slowly moving up both …

Louviers Storm Damage

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Derecho Storm Damage On June 6th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to over 30 incidents related to storm damage after a derecho created 80 mph wind gusts. The Town of Louviers was hardest hit with numerous electrical lines and trees down, some on structures. Engine 40, Battalion 1, Douglas County Office of Emergency Management and Douglas County Sheriff patrolled the …

South Metro Inverness Parkway Fire

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South Metro Commercial Fire On June 6th, 2020 at 12:50 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a commercial structure fire at 391 Inverness Parkway. The first arriving units found heavy smoke and toned out a 2nd alarm. Firefighters were able to access the building and determined the fire was coming from a generator.  Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and …

Lakewood West 16th Ave Kitchen Fire

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Lakewood Kitchen Fire At 08:52 on June 4th, 2020 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported structure fire in the 5500 block of W. 16th Ave. in Lakewood at the Mitchell’s Mobile Home Court. Engine 1 arrived on scene to a mobile home with light smoke showing from the vents, and started fast attack mode in the offensive strategy …

Poudre Link Lane Fire

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Commerical Fire & Haz-Mat At 12:59 on June 3rd, 2020 Fort Collins 911 (FC911) alerted Poudre Fire Authority Engine 6 and Bureau 1 to a fire alarm at a commercial building on the 300 block of Link Ln. Engine 6 arrived to a large one-story commercial complex with nothing showing and started the investigation. Crews quickly upgraded to a working …

Poudre River Water Rescue

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Poudre River Water Rescue On June 2nd, 2020 at 12:25 Fort Collins 911 (FC911) dispatched Poudre Fire Authority to a possible water rescue on the Poudre River near the Linden St. bridge in Fort Collins. Engine 1 arrived on scene and reported one person was trapped on an island south of the bridge between Lincoln Ave. & Linden St. Crews …

Colorado Springs South 8th Street Commercial Fire

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Colorado Springs Commercial Fire At 20:00 on May 31st, 2020 Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center dispatched Colorado Springs Fire Department to a commercial structure fire at the Walmart, 707 S. 8th St. On arrival units found that the building had been evacuated and nothing showing. Upon entry crews smelled smoke and suspected the fire was extinguished by automatic sprinklers and …

Highland Ranch Condominium Fire

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South Metro Condominium Fire On May 31st, 2020 at 12:39 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a condominium fire at 8438 Thunder Ridge Way in the Highlands Ranch Metro District. The 911 caller told dispatchers a fire extinguisher had been used and the fire was still spreading. When crews arrived, they confirmed that a fire was burning in a second-floor …