Grand Junction 9th Street Structure Fire

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Grand Junction Structure Fire In the early afternoon hours on August 31st, 2021 Grand Junction Regional Communication Center dispatched the Grand Junction Fire Department to a reported commercial structure fire at 631 S. 6th St. First-due arrived on scene to a single-story commercial structure with smoke showing and began investigation. Ambulance 1 crew arrived and split for fire attack and …

Colorado Springs Woodmen Road Brush Fire

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Colorado Springs Brush Fire At approximately 12:50 on August 31, 2021 the Colorado Springs Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of Cedar Valley Lane and Woodmen Road for a possible brush fire. Once enroute, dispatch advised they were receiving multiple callers about an unknown size grass possibly started by a lawn mower. While enroute, Engine 12 advised there was …

Denver North Seminole Road Fire

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Denver Commercial Fire On August 29th, 2021 at 23:59 Denver Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire at 800 N. Seminole Rd. in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. Crews arrived to found a fully involved large abandoned warehouse with flames through the roof, and additional engines were requested. With poor access to the building, water supply issues and heavy fire …

Denver Chop Shop 2021

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Denver Chop Shop The Denver Fire Department presented “Advanced Vehicle Extrication” Chop Shop with a two-day course was held on August 28th & August 29th, 2021. The Auto Extrication course provided rescuers with the skills to handle vehicles of today and the future. The instructors continue to be on the leading edge of extrication techniques along with vehicle industry changes, …

Morgan County Bijou Fire

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Morgan County Grass Fire On August 27th, 2021 at 23:16 Wiggins Rural Fire Protection District and Morgan County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched by Morgan County Communications Center for several lightning strike grass fires in the area of Morgan County Rd. 8 and Rd. Q. Arriving units requested mutual-aid from area departments. Wiggins Fire did lose a grass truck on the …

Denver Public Safety Job Fair

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Denver Public Safety Job Fair Denver public safety agencies held a joint job fair in the parking lot of the Ball Arena on August 28th, 2021. The event served as an opportunity to drum up interest with the City of Denver for those interested in public safety careers. Attendees enjoyed hamburgers while checking out Denver Fire Department Engine 6, Denver …

Highland Rescue Team Open House 2021

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Highland Rescue Open House On August 28th, 2021 the Highland Rescue Team Ambulance District held an open house at their Headquarters on S. Lookout Mountain Rd. The community was invited to meet with first responders, check out the apparatus and enjoy pulled pork for lunch. Children were able to look through an ambulance, jump in a bounce house and sit behind …

Fort Lupton Station 3 Grand Opening Ceremony

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Station 3 Grand Opening The Fort Lupton Fire Protection District held a grand opening and open house at their new Station 3 at 2479 S. Rollie Ave. on August 28th, 2021. The community came out to welcome the new fire station, tour the station, commemorative grand opening t-shirts, goodies. and view the fire apparatus that will be serving the area. …

Aurora South Dearborn Way 2nd Alarm Fire

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Aurora Second Alarm Fire On August 26th, 2021 at approximately 22:55 Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at the Sable Cove Condominiums, 932 S. Dearborn Way. Engine 4 arrived on scene and found heavy fire coming from a second floor condo. A second alarm was quickly dispatched. Firefighters were able to control the fire within …

Denver Encampment Fire

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Denver Outside Fire At 08:21 on August 25th, 2021 Denver Fire Department Engine 20 was alerted to a possible outside fire in the 500 block of Raritan Way in Baker. Engine 20 arrived to heavy smoke showing from the back of a large commercial structure and requested to fill the group for a working commercial structure fire. Engine 20 found …

Denver Gray Street House Fire

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Denver House Fire At 13:32 on August 24th, 2021 Denver Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire in the 5700 block of N. Gray St. Engine 17 arrived to a single-family single-story with smoke showing, laid in from W. 52nd Ave. & Gray St. and pulled a line for fire attack, and Truck 12 started primary search. Engine 7 …

Grand Junction Station 3 Ground Breaking

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Station 3 Ground Breaking The City of Grand Junction, Grand Junction Fire Department, and Mesa County Valley School District 51 celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Station 3, just south of the existing building on August 24th, 2021. The new station will be built in the existing parking lot and the current station will eventually be torn down and made …

Platteville Gilcrest Open House 2021

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Platteville Gilcrest Open House The Platteville-Gilcrest Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 1 in Platteville on August 22nd, 2021. The community was invited to tour the new station, meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, learn valuable safety information and enjoy lunch. The event featured smoke house trailer, fire extinguisher, CPR and vehicle extrication demonstrations. The Weld County …

Arvada Water Rescue Training

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Water Rescue Training On August 21st, 2021 Arvada Fire Protection District firefighters conducted water rescue training at the Arvada Reservoir. Firefighters used outboard motor equipped inflatable boats to do multiple evolutions of a person in the water rescue. One firefighter would act as a “victim” in the water and the crew on the boat would approach the “victim” several different …

Remembering A Ranger

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Remembering a Ranger Larimer County Department of Natural Resources paused to remember Ranger Brendan Unitt at Horsetooth Reservoir on August 20th, 2021. Family members, fellow rangers and other first responders attended a memorial for Ranger Unitt in front of the visitor center before launching a boat procession from the South Bay Marina to Rotary Park. On August 20th, 2020, Ranger …

Horsetooth Reservoir Boat Accident

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Horsetooth Reservoir Boat Accident On August 20th, 2021 at approximately 15:20 Poudre Fire Authority, UCHealth Paramedics and Larimer County Natural Resources Rangers were dispatched to a boat accident at Horsetooth Reservoir. The boat involved made it to the South Bay Marina with one injured party onboard. Firefighters treated the injured subject at the boat ramp while Rangers investigated the accident. …

Waterton Canyon Rope Rescue Training

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West Metro Training On August 20th, 2021 West Metro Fire Rescue held a technical rescue training in Waterton Canyon. Crews worked several scenarios with rope rescue and rope system over the South Platte River by the Strontia Reservoir. Units on Scene: Rescue 10, Rescue 14, Medic 10 & ATV 14

Classic Air 5 Year Anniversary

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Classic Air 5 Year Anniversary On August 17th, 2021 Classic Air Medical Glenwood Springs Base celebrated their 5-year anniversary of serving the area from Valley View Hospital down at Sayre Park in Glenwood Springs, right below the hospital. Classic Air Medical is an air ambulance service operating out of several bases in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, New Mexico and Arizona, …

Arapahoe County Open House

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Arapahoe County Open House The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner held an open house and pancake breakfast at their headquarters on August 14th, 2021. The community came out in force for pancakes, to meet with first responders and check out their equipment. The event included tours of the Sheriff’s Office, K-9 demonstrations and a vehicle extrication demonstration. Specialized units …