Lakewood Commercial Building Fire

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West Metro Commercial Fire At 17:26 on May 31st, 2021 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported commercial building fire at 7999 W. Colfax Ave. in Lakewood. Engine 1 arrived with Medic 1, Medic 11 and SAM 1 and found a fire in the back of a commercial building and started fire attack. Tower 2 arrived and assisted Medic …

Commerce City Vehicle Into Structure

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Vehicle Into Structure At 19:41 on May 30th, 2021 South Adams County Fire Department responded to a reported vehicle into a structure in the area of 6900 block of Forest St. in Commerce City. Crews arrived to one vehicle into a two-story residential structure. Heavy structural damage occurred to the building crews worked on build up shoring. No one was …

South Metro Residential Structure Fire

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Residential Structure Fire On May 29th, 2021 at 10:59 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire in the 6600 block of S. Waco Way in Arapahoe County. A neighbor reported heavy smoke coming from the residence. Upon arrival firefighters found a shed fire extending into the garage and residence. Firefighters established a water supply and …

Highway 285 Single Vehicle Accident

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Single Vehicle Accident On May 29th, 2021 at 05:07 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to single vehicle MVA on Hwy. 285 east of Kipling St. in Lakewood. Engine 9 arrived to one vehicle with heavy damage, and one trapped party inside. Rescue 10 arrived and assisted with extrication of the patient from the vehicle. Medic 10 transported one to a …

Town Center of Aurora Structure Fire

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Aurora Structure Fire On May 26, 2021 at approximately 05:40 Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported commercial structure fire at the Town Center of Aurora, 14200 E. Alameda Ave. Crews arrived on scene and found a fire in a building under construction where the old Sears store used to be. Firefighters extinguished the fire quickly and remained on …

Boulder County Bluebird Ave Garage Fire

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Boulder County Garage Fire At approximately 20:18 on May 25th, 2021 Mountain View Fire Rescue along with Boulder Rural Fire Rescue, Lafayette Fire Department, Longmont Fire Department, Lefthand Fire Protection District, Louisville Fire Protection District, and American Medical Response responded to a report of a garage on fire at the 6400 block of Bluebird Ave. in unincorporated Boulder County. Upon …

Wheat Ridge Vehicle Into Structure

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Vehicle Into Structure On May 25th, 2021 at 14:48 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a possible vehicle into house in the 3900 block of Zephyr Dr. in Wheat Ridge. Engine 16 arrived to a one vehicle into the structure, and one patient needing medial. The technical rescue team arrived on scene and started stabilization of the structure. The homeowner …

Golden Restaurant Training

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Restaurant Training Golden Fire Department along with Fairmount Fire Protection District and Pleasant View Fire Department trained firefighter skills on the Pizza Hut building on S. Golden Rd. Evolutions included breaching walls and pulling ceilings, cutting the roof, simulating fire attack and search and rescue. The building was demolished on May 26th, 2021. Additional information provided by Golden Fire Department

Hotchkiss Vehicle Fire

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Hotchkiss Vehicle Fire At approximately 12:39 on May 25th, 2021 Hotchkiss Fire District was dispatched to a fully involved car fire near Redlands Mesa. Fire 1 arrived to a single vehicle with a compartment and contents fire. Engine 4 arrived shortly after and pulled a line for fire attack. The fire was suspicious in nature and the Delta County Sheriff’s …

Centennial South Havana Street Apartment Fire

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South Metro Apartment Fire On May 24th 2021 at at 17:21 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at the Elevate Apartments, 7356 S. Havana St. in Centennial. Firefighters arrived on scene and found fire in the kitchen of a second floor unit. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and spent about an hour checking for …

Water World Gondola Rescue Training

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Gondola Rescue Training The Federal Heights Fire Department and members of the North Area Technical Rescue Team participated in gondola rescue training at Water World on May 24th, 2021. Firefighters from Federal Heights Fire Department, Mountain View Fire Rescue, Thornton Fire Department and Westminster Fire Department practiced moving along the cables, accessing the cars and opening the doors in order …

Boulder County Swiftwater II Rescue Training

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Swiftwater II Rescue Training Members from Boulder Fire-Rescue Department, Boulder Emergency Squad, Boulder Rural Fire Rescue, and Big Elk Meadows Fire Protection District certified from May 22nd to May 23rd, 2021 in Swiftwater II. Rescuers took to Boulder Creek to probe the creek for a simulated missing kayaker and recover the kayak that floated downstream.

Big Soda Lake Water Rescue Recovery

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Water Rescue Recovery On May 22nd, 2021 at 15:03 West Metro Fire Rescue was alerted to a missing person in the water at the Bear Creek Lake Park, 14550 Morrison Rd. in Lakewood. Engine 9 arrived and advised that a report of a paddle boarder under the water in Big Soda Lake. Divers conducted underwater pattern searches where witnesses last …

Littleton South Aberdeen Street Basement Fire

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South Metro Basement Fire At 08:58 on May 22nd, 2021 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to smoke investigation at 6092 S. Aberdeen St. in Littleton. South Metro Fire Emergency Communications reported that brown smoke coming from the front door of a home under construction. Battalion Chief 2 arrived to small one-story structure with smoke showing from the Alpha side, and …

North Area Technical Rescue Team Training Academy 2021

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NATRT Training Academy The North Area Technical Rescue Team held their 2021 training academy at the North Metro Fire Rescue Training Center from May 10th, 2021 through May 21st, 2021. The training covered the four main disciplines practiced by NATRT: ropes, confined space, trench rescues and structural collapse. Firefighters from Adams County Fire Rescue, Arvada Fire Protection District, Brighton Fire …

Ranger Excellence School 2021

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Ranger Excellence School The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources held their 2021 Ranger Excellence School at the La Quinta Inn in Loveland from May 17th, 2021 through May 21st, 2021. Training modules included field training, water survival, first aid, incident command, crisis intervention, self defense, defensive driving, swift water rescue and pepper spray certification. Rangers have a wide array …

Colorado Springs Navajo Hogan Structure Fire

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Colorado Springs Structure Fire At approximately 12:50 on May 18th, 2021, the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 2800 block of N. Nevada Ave. Before all units were able to go en route, the Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center was receiving multiple calls of the fire several callers reporting explosions, as well as …

Douglas County Mass Casualty Training Exercise

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Mass Casualty Training Exercise Larkspur Fire Rescue hosted a mass casualty training exercise at the Colorado Renaissance  Festival on May 17th, 2021. Organizers turned the Festival grounds into Liberty City and told participants it was ravished by a tornado. First responders searched for victims, conducted rescues and triaged patients. AirLife Denver, the Castle Rock Fire Rescue, Castle Rock Hospital, Colorado …

Westminster Stuart Street 2nd Alarm

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Westminster 2nd Alarm On May 17th, 2021 just as B Shift was about to end around 06:00, the Westminster Fire Department with auto-aid from Adams County Fire Rescue to a confirmed apartment fire in the 6900 block of Stuart St. at the Edgewood Apartments. Engine 1 reported smoke upon leaving Station 1 and arrived on scene to a three-story garden …

Westminster Shed Fire

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Westminster Shed Fire At 17:00 on May 16th, 2021 Westminster Fire Department responded with auto-aid from Arvada Fire Protection District to a reported structure fire in the area of W. 78th Ave. & Osceola St. Multiple 911 callers reported large flames from behind the house. Engine 1 and Medic 1 arrived first on scene to a shed on fire with …