North Metro Truck 62 Dedication

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Truck 62 Dedication On January 26th, 2020 neighbors, friends, and family joined the firefighters of the North Metro Fire Rescue District for the dedication, wetting down, and push-in ceremony for their new aerial ladder truck at Station 62, 10550 Huron St. in Northglenn. Truck 62 is a 2019 Pierce 107’ Ascendant heavy-duty ladder on a Velocity chassis with a 525 …

Colorado Springs North Union Blvd Trapped MVA

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Colorado Springs MVA At approximately 19:42 on January 25th, 2020 Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a traffic accident at N. Union Blvd. at Ranch Dr. Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center advised they were receiving multiple 911 calls. Engine 10 then arrived on scene and reported the vehicle rolled and advised a party was trapped. Truck 10 arrived and …

Aurora Station 5 Grand Opening

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Station 5 Grand Opening Aurora Fire Rescue Station 5 officially went into service on December 18th, 2019.  However, the department held their official grand opening ceremony for the new station at 1141 N. Laredo St. on January 24th, 2020.  Festivities included a ribbon cutting, hose uncoupling, station tours, and a public art dedication. The new station, which will house the …

Colorado Springs South Academy Blvd Brush Fire

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Colorado Springs Brush Fire At approximately 13:58 on January 23rd, 2020 Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to the area of 2910 S. Academy Blvd. for a smoke investigation. Once dispatched, Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center advised that they were receiving multiple calls of a grass fire between the 2700 and 2900 blocks of S. Academy Blvd. Engine 11 then placed …

La Junta Highway 50 Structure Fire

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La Junta Structure Fire Just before midnight on January 22nd, 2020 La Junta Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the area of 27000 Hwy. 50. Upon arrival crews found a single wide mobile home fully engulfed threatening a second mobile home, and all occupants had escaped and accounted for. Engine 1 pulled two cross lays for an …

Aurora Ice Rescue Training

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Aurora Ice Rescue Training Aurora Fire Rescue took advantage of the nice weather on January 20th, 2020 to conduct ice rescue training at the Aurora Reservoir.  The crews from Engine 2 and Engine 8 spent the better part of the morning honing their skills in and on the frigid water.

Colorado Springs Trapped MVA

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Colorado Springs MVA At approximately 09:53 on January 20th, 2020 Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to the intersection of Hancock Ave. and Astrozon Blvd. for a traffic collision. Once dispatched, Squad 11 went in service from a previous call and attached with Engine 4. After reading the call notes, Engine 4 requested a Truck company to respond due to the …

Lakewood Car vs Building

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Lakewood Car vs Building At 08:45 on January 19th, 2020 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a report of a car into a building at the Jefferson County Public Library, 10200 W. 20th Ave. in Lakewood. Tower 2 arrived to a vehicle into the front of the building with minor damage to the building that did not require the collapse …

Arvada West 82nd Ave RV Fire

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Arvada RV Fire At 08:35 on January 17th, 2020 Arvada Fire Protection District with auto-aid from Fairmount Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire in the 14600 block of W. 82nd Ave. Battalion 52 arrived to a well involved RV on fire impacting the above power lines. Engine 57 arrived and pulled a line for fire attack, and command …

Colorado Springs RV Fire

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Colorado Springs RV Fire At approximately 15:52 on January 15, 2020 Colorado Springs Fire Department was dispatched to the 100 block of Swope Ave. for a vehicle fire. Once en route, dispatch advised the RP reported an RV on fire and possibly a building on fire. Squad 8 arrived and reported light smoke coming from an RV and upgraded the …

Denver Hell Night Class 19-03

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Denver Hell Night The Denver Fire Department held their annual Hell Night for the latest class of recruits “Class 2019-03” on January 14th, 2020 at the Denver Fire Training Center. The new recruits trained by responding to back to back mock scenarios through the day and late into the night including structure fires, car fires, car accidents, extractions, trapped victims, …

Colorado Springs West Bijou Street 2nd Alarm

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Colorado Springs Second Alarm At approximately 15:43 on January 14th, 2020 Colorado Springs Fire Department was dispatched by Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center to 315 W. Bijou St. at the abandoned Denny’s restaurant for a possible structure fire. Once Truck 1 left their station they reported a large header and upgrade the call to a working fire. Truck 1 …

Pueblo County Hay Bale Truck Fire

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Hay Bales On Fire On January 13th, 2020 around 13:45 Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office ESB was dispatched to a trailer of hay on fire near mile marker 80 on Hwy. 96 east of Boone. Due to high winds, potential for spread to adjacent vegetation, and the need for water, mutual aid was requested from several agencies. Crews arrived to find …

Cherry Hills Village House Fire

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Cherry Hills Village House Fire At 03:49 on January 13th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue and Denver Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 3600 block of S. Downing St. in Cherry Hills Village. Engine 38 arrived on scene to a small one-story fully fully involved structure fire, and immediately started attack on the fire in the defensive. …