Denver Zuni Street Shed Fire

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Denver Shed Fire At 13:54 on June 29th, 2021 Denver Fire Department responded to a reported commercial structure fire in the 1400 block of Zuni St. Crews arrived to a shed on fire adjacent to oil storage tanks. The fire was quickly extinguished. The cause of fire is unknown and no injuries were reported. Additional information provided by Denver Fire …

Gordon Beesley Memorial

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Gordon Beesley Memorial The funeral for Officer Gordon Beesley of the Arvada Police Department was held on June 29th, 2021 at the Flatirons Community Church in Lafayette. A large procession was held before the service to honor Beesley with hundreds of people lining the streets for miles. The procession included law enforcement from all over the state of Colorado and …

Centennial East Mineral Ave Garage Fire

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South Metro Garage Fire On June 27th, 2021 at 14:14 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a house fire in the 1900 block of E. Mineral Ave. in Centennial. Engine 15 arrived to a two-story residential with a fully involved garage with fire extending to the second floor, and pulled a 2 1/2 for fire attack with Medic 15. …

Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar Photo Shoot Part II 2022

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Calendar Photo Shoot Day 2 The Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar held the second part of their 2022 calendar shoot at the Boulder Fire Rescue Training Center on June 27th, 2021. The remaining nine firefighters spent their Sunday morning posing with puppies for next year’s calendar which benefits Lifeline Puppy Rescue. Firefighters from Aurora, Brighton, Denver, Hudson, Hygiene and Strasburg participated …

Loveland Airplane Crash

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Loveland Plane Crash At 19:03 on June 24th, 2021 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority was dispatched by Loveland Emergency Communications Center (LECC) to an airplane crash at the Northern Colorado Regional Airport. Thompson Valley Paramedic 329 arrived to the north end of the airport property between the runway and taxiway with a single engine low wing aircraft on its belly with …

Golden Hell Night 2021

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Golden Hell Night Golden Fire Department held their annual Golden Fire Academy Training-Drill Night “Hell Night” on June 24th, 2021, with the recruits being dispatched to several scenarios as instructors evaluated their performance, including a vehicle fire, worker trapped under a piece of equipment, medical from a saw, vehicle vs bicyclist, accident involving extraction and patient care, and ending late …

Logan County Shed Fire

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Sterling Shed Fire On June 23rd, 2021 at 17:00 Sterling Fire Department and the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control were dispatched by Sterling Emergency Communications Center (SECC) to a structure fire in the 19000 block of County Rd. 26. Fire 1 arrived and found a fully involved shed on fire with exposures to another nearby structure and heavy …

Lakewood RV Fire

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West Metro RV Fire At 14:10 on June 23rd, 2021 West Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched from Jeffcom to a vehicle fire at W. 13th Ave. & Simms St. in Lakewood.  Engine 2 arrived on scene to an RV on fire and began extinguishing the fire. Tower 2 arrived on scene and transferred their water tank to Engine 2, and …

Cherry Creek Boat Recovery

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South Metro Boat Recovery On June 22nd, 2021 approximately 07:45 South Metro Fire Rescue and Colorado State Park Rangers returned to Cherry Creek State Park to recover a boat that had caught fire and sunk the day before in the Cherry Creek Reservoir. Firefighters and Park Rangers spent the better part of the morning raising the craft with inflatable bags and …

Gordon Beesley Honor Procession

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Officer Gordon Beesley Officer Gordon Beesley of the Arvada Police Department was honored and escorted on June 21st, 2021 with a procession that started in Olde Town Arvada and ended at the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office in Golden. Officer Beesley was shot and killed in the line of duty when he was responding to a call of a suspicious incident …

Cherry Creek Boat Fire

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South Metro Boat Fire On June 21st, 2021 at 17:00 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported water rescue at Cherry Creek State Park. Dispatch advised that a boat was on fire in Cherry Creek Reservoir near Tower Loop and that three people were in the water. A dark black plume could be seen several miles away. Firefighters …

Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Muster 2021

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35th Annual Fire Muster The 35th Annual Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Muster & Parade returned in 2021 and was held on June 19th, 2019 in Downtown Littleton featuring a parade and the fire muster at the Arapahoe Community College including new and antique fire apparatus that were on display including the 1914 Federal. South Metro Fire Rescue held …

Arvada Simms Street Brush Fire

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Arvada Brush Fire On June 18th, 2021 at 16:56 Arvada Fire Protection District responded in the 7600 block of Simms St. on a possible brush fire. Battalion 52 enroute advised of smoke showing in the air from Station 57. Battalion 52 arrived on scene and found a vegetation fire burning in mixed fuels and in the open space between two …

Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar Photo Shoot 2022

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2022 Calendar Photo Shoot The first shoot for the 2022 Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar was held at the North Metro Fire Rescue Training Center on June 18th, 2021. Seven firefighters and numerous adorable puppies took turns posing for pages in next year’s calendar. Proceeds from calendar sales benefit Lifeline Puppy Rescue in Brighton. The 2022 calendar will debut on Friday, …

Denver Fire Academy Badge Ceremony

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Denver Fire Badge Ceremony Denver Fire Department held a formal badge ceremony for the 2020 recruit classes on June 18th, 2021. Three recruit classes with their families came out for the academy class badge ceremony at the City Park Pavilion which included the classes of: 2020-01, 2020-02, and 2020-03.

Swift Water Training Series 2021

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Swift Water Training Series 2021 The Dive Rescue International held the Swiftwater series including Swiftwater 1, Swiftwater 2 and the Trainer Program in Golden from June 10th to June 18th 2021 and hosted by the Golden Fire Department which included several local departments and departments from around the country. The class course included water skills, search rescue, boat rescue, land …

Greenwood Village Heavy Extrication MVA

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Greenwood Village MVA On June 17th, 2021 at 08:17 South Metro Fire Rescue and Denver Fire Department responded to a expanded vehicle accident that was then elevated to a motor vehicle accident that was requiring heavy extrication at E. Union Ave. & S. Yosemite St. in Greenwood Village. Tower 32 arrived on scene to find a large utility truck with …

Cherry Hills Village Residential Structure Fire

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South Metro Structure Fire At Approximately 18:20 on June 16th, 2021 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a report of a residential fire in the 4000 block of S. Hudson Way in Cherry Hills Village. Battalion Chief 3 upgraded the call to a working fire after callers reported smoke from the front of the residence. Engine 38 arrived on …

Denver North Quivas Street Fire

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Denver Outside Fire At 16:32 on June 16th, 2021 Denver Fire Department was alerted to a possible fire at 380 N. Quivas St. in Baker. Engine 20 arrived to a large homeless encampment fire involving several vehicles. Crews got the fire quickly out and started overhaul and the investigation. The cause of fire is unknown and no injuries were reported. …