Hygiene Pancake Supper 2022

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Hygiene Pancake Supper The Hygiene Fire Protection District held their 54th Annual Pancake Supper on February 19th, 2022. After a year hiatus due to COVID-19, the community came out in force to enjoy all they could eat pancakes and meet with firefighters. The event also included a raffle and silent auction. Proceeds benefit the department.

South Metro Technical Rescue Team Training

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Technical Team Training The South Metro Fire Rescue Technical Rescue Team conducted training at the Joint Services Facility in Parker on February 18th, 2022. The crews assigned to Rescue 34, Collapse 45 and Tower 32 spent about three hours practicing with their Paratech structural equipment and shoring. The Technical Rescue Team responds to rope rescues, trench rescues, confined space rescues …

Lakewood Kountze Lake Water Rescue

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West Metro Water Rescue On February 18th, 2022 at 11:40 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a water rescue at Kountze Lake in the Belmar Park behind the Lakewood Police Department. Medic 3 arrived on scene off W. Ohio Ave. to a vehicle half way into the water and started the investigation with Engine 7. District 2 arrived and assumed …

Louisville Ice Rescue Training 2022

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Louisville Ice Rescue Training Louisville Fire District conducted ice rescue training the week of February 14th, 2022 at Harper Lake in Louisville. Once out of the water patient treatment isn’t over. Care continues until care is passed off at the hospital. Additional information and photos by Chris Rodgers / Code 10 Photography

Adams County Ice Rescue Training 2022

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Adams County Ice Rescue Training Adams County Fire Rescue hosted ice rescue training at Jim Baker Reservoir on February 17th, 2022. Firefighters responded to a simulated rescue/training scenario in the lake and then took turns suiting up to practice individual skills under the watchful eyes of instructors. Crews also took time to review medical procedures related to patients involved in …

Loveland Railroad Tie Fire

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Loveland Railroad Tie Fire Around 02:00 on February 16th, 2022 Loveland Emergency Communications Center (LECC) dispatched Loveland Fire Rescue Authority Engine 41 to lumber on fire in near West 8th Street and North Garfield Avenue in Loveland. Upon arrival Engine 41 found several large stacks of railroad ties with one of the stacks fully involved with fire. Engine 41 up …

Englewood South Sherman House Fire

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South Metro Attic Fire At 14:56 on February 15th, 2022 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported residential structure fire in the 100 block of S. Sherman St. in Englewood. Safety 18 arrived an scene in command to a small single-story single-family structure with a working fire from the Charlie side, and confirmed that everyone was safely evacuated from …

South Metro East Florida Ave Hazmat Investigation

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South Metro Hazmat Investigation On February 12th, 2021 at approximately 15:30 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to an odor investigation at the County Club Villa Condominiums, 8826 E. Florida Ave. Engine 21 arrived on scene and detected fumes in the building. The hazardous materials team was called to the scene and several floors in the building were evacuated. Crews …

South Metro Ice Dive Rescue Training

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Ice Dive Rescue Training South Metro Fire Rescue conducted ice dive rescue training at Chatfield Reservoir on February 12th, 2022. Crews took turns conducting grid searches under the ice and rescuing lost or disoriented team members. South Metro has two dive teams that respond to water emergencies through the district. Dive 16 is stationed in Douglas County near Santa Fe …

Lakewood South Balsam Street 2nd Alarm

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West Metro Second Alarm At 04:27 on February 11th, 2022 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a possible structure fire at the Brookdale Meridian Lakewood Senior Living, 1805 S. Balsam St. in Lakewood. Engine 8 arrived to a working fire from a large three-story senior living facility with flames through the roof, started exterior fire attack and the primary search …

Aurora South Zeno Street Basement Fire

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Aurora Basement Fire On February 10th, 2022 at approximately 08:15 Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 4775 S. Zena St. near Quincy Reservoir. Engine 10 arrived on scene and found a small fire in the basement of the building. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and found no extension. Crews remained on scene about thirty …

Broomfield Wadsworth Blvd Building Fire

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North Metro Building Fire On February 9th, 2022 at 20:31 North Metro Fire Rescue District responded to a structure at a landscaping supply business in the 11000 block of Wadsworth Blvd. in Broomfield. Engine 61 arrived to a two-story commercial structure with smoke and flames showing with defensive operations. Battalion Chief 61 arrived and requested a major incident tone and …

West Metro Ice Rescue Training

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Ice Rescue Training West Metro Fire Rescue conducted ice training at Bear Creek Lake Park, 14550 Morrison Rd. in Lakewood on February 9th, 2022. Firefighters from Station 8 practice life-saving skills in Soda Lake. Station 8 is home to the West Metro Dive Team and is also part of the Metro Dive Rescue, which is made up of divers from …

Aurora Mall Hazmat Response

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Aurora Mall Hazmat Response On February 7th, 2022 at approximately 09:15 Aurora 911 Emergency Communications dispatched Aurora Fire Rescue to an odor investigation at the Town Center at Aurora. Crews arrived on scene and received elevated gas readings in the JCPenney store. Aurora Fire’s hazardous materials unit was dispatched to the scene and the mall was closed until the source …

Aurora South Idalia Street Fire

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Residential Structure Fire On February 6th, 2022 at approximately 11:45 Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 3616 S. Idalia St. While en route, Engine 10 reported heavy smoke from several blocks away. Crews arrived on scene and found a working fire on the back side of the home. Engine 10 stretched a line to …

Littleton South Lowell Blvd Chimney Fire

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South Metro Chimney Fire At 22:09 on February 5th, 2022 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a multi-family structure fire was reported near W. Berry Ave. and S. Lowell Way in Littleton. Initial callers described visible fire and smoke coming from a chimney in the middle of the multi-unit occupancy. First arriving units pulled attack lines and worked on a …

Lakewood West 19th Place Apartment Fire

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West Metro Apartment Fire At 16:23 on February 5th, 2022 West Metro Fire Rescue with auto-aid from Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a possible structure fire in the 6700 block of W. 19th Pl. in Lakewood. Jeffcom reported that Lakewood Police on scene confirming smoke coming out of the west side 2nd floor. Engine 1 arrived to a two-story multi-family …

Westminster Engine 1 Dedication

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Engine 1 Dedication On February 5th, 2022 the Westminster Fire Department held their dedication and push in ceremony for the new Engine 1 at Station 1, 3948 W. 73rd Ave. The opening ceremony remarks were given by station Captain Lieser with Fire Chief Doug Hall. Captain Tice, the chaplain for the fire department, blessed the engine that will serve the citizens …

Aurora Arizona Ave Electrical Fire

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Aurora Electrical Fire Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 14373 E. Aurora Ave. on February 3rd, 2022 at approximately 08:00. Engine 8 arrived on scene and observed light smoke in the residence. Ladder 5 checked the roof for the source of the smoke while crews from Engine 2, Engine 8 and Ladder 6 pulled parts …