Arapahoe County East Princeton Place Structure Collapse

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South Metro Structure Collapse At approximately 21:30 on February 26th, 2022 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported structure collapse in the 20900 block of E. Princeton Place in Arapahoe County. A portion of the first floor collapsed into the basement with 100 to 150 juveniles inside attending a party. Three people were transported by ambulance to a …

Boulder Emergency Squad Scenario Training

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BES Scenario Training The Boulder Emergency Squad conducted scenario training at Walker Ranch Park on February 26th, 2022. Rescuers were dispatched to the Crescent Meadows Trailhead to assist an injured fisherman It took about four hours for search teams and a drone to locate two separate patients and safely evacuate them from the area. BES, founded in 1963, is a …

Lakewood South Teller Street Structure Fire

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West Metro Structure Fire At 21:49 on February 24th, 2022 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a possible structure fire in the 1400 block of S. Teller St. in Lakewood. Jeffcom advised that Lakewood Police officers on scene reporting fire showing from the garage with 2 vehicles in the driveway and all occupants were out of the house. Engine 8 arrived …

Westminster Sheridan Blvd 2nd Alarm

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Westminster 2nd Alarm Fire On February 23rd, 2022 just before 13:30 Westminster Fire Department with auto-aid from Adams County Fire Rescue responded to a reported explosion and fire at the Stratus Townhomes, 8300 Sheridan Blvd. Crews arrived to a large 8-unit structure with heavy fire showing and a 2nd alarm was requested. Firefighters worked in the single digits temperatures, and were …

La Junta Steen Ave Structure Fire

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La Junta Structure Fire On February 23rd, 2022 at approximately 10:17 La Junta Fire Department responded to 222 Steen on a reported structure fire. Upon arrival Chief Davidson found heavy smoke coming from the roof and eves. The crews attempted to fight the fire inside but fire conditions forced them to go back outside and fight the fire with ladder …

Littleton South Parfet Street Attic Fire

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West Metro Attic Fire At 05:56 on February 23rd, 2022 West Metro Fire Rescue with auto-aid from South Metro Fire Rescue to a reported structure fire in the 5700 block of S. Parfet St. in Littleton. Engine 12 arrived to a small two-story single-family with a working attic fire, pulled a 1 3/4 to the Alpha side for fire attack …

Westminster Knox Court Home Explosion

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Westminster Home Explosion On February 22nd, 2022 just before 02:40 Westminster Communications Center dispatched Westminster Fire Department to a reported explosion in the 7700 block of Knox Court in South Westminster. Crews arrived to a one-story single-family residential that was completely destroyed by an explosion. Crews investigated for anyone that may have been inside the home, and South Metro Fire …

Denver East 39th Ave Commercial Fire

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Denver Commercial Structure Fire On February 21st, 2022 at 16:18 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at Packaging Corporation of America, 13400 E. 39th Ave. Firefighters arrived on scene and found fire on the roof of the building. Crews were able to extinguish the fire, in frigid temperatures, using an aerial ladder and running a hose …

Broomfield East Midway Blvd Fire

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North Metro Structure Fire On February 21st, 2022 at 16:11 North Metro Fire Rescue District was dispatched to a possible structure fire in the 2800 block of E. Midway Blvd. in Broomfield. Crews arrived on scene to a single-wide trailer home with smoke showing from the Bravo side, Truck 62 stretched a line in for primary search and fire attack, and …

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 …