Southern Park County Open House

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Southern Park County Open House The Southern Park County Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 1 in Guffey on July 13, 2024. The community was invited out to meet with firefighters, check out their new apparatus, learn valuable safety information and enjoy pulled pork sandwiches. The American Red Cross, Hartsel Fire Protection District and the Park County Corner’s …

Larkspur Greenland Area Vegetation Fire

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Greenland Area Vegetation Fire On July 13th, 2024 at approximately 15:45 Larkspur Fire Protection District was dispatched to a reported vegetation fire on southbound I-25 at milepost 167. A passing motorist was unsuccessful trying to extinguish the fire with an extinguisher. Crews arrived on scene and found a small slow moving grass fire on the west side of the highway. …

Colorado Springs 17th Street Vegetation Fire

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Colorado Springs Vegetation Fire On July 13th, 2024 at approximately 13:20 the Colorado Springs Fire Department was dispatched to a reported vegetation fire behind the Knolls Apartments, 1510 Gatehouse Circle. Crews arrived on scene and found a moderate size fire on a hillside behind the complex. Firefighters were on scene over an hour extinguishing the fire and mopping up hot …

Byers South Quail Hollow Road Large Vegetation Fire

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Byers Large Vegetation Fire On July 13th, 2024 at 10:10 Byers Fire Protection District with the I-70 corridor fire departments responded to a brush fire at 2490 S. Quail Hollow Rd. in unincorporated Arapahoe County. Brush 71 arrived to a slow moving fire with medium fuels moving to the south and started quick attack on the fire. The fire was …

Colorado Springs Haney Road 2nd Alarm Structure Fire

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Colorado Springs 2nd Alarm Fire At approximately 20:45 on July 12th, 2024 the Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center dispatched the Colorado Springs Fire Department and Broadmoor Fire Protection District to the 70 block of Haney Rd. for a possible structure fire. As Engine 4 was leaving their station, they reported smoke and flames visible from several blocks away and …

Aurora Wagon Trail Structure Fire

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Aurora Structure Fire On July 12th, 2024 at approximately 20:15 Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 16950 E. Wagon Trail Parkway. Dispatch advised responding units that neighbors were reporting smoke coming for a single-family residence. Firefighters arrive on scene, observed smoke showing from the eaves and made entrance into the home. Crews were on …

Strasburg East 88th Ave Wheat Field Fire

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Strasburg Wheat Field Fire At 16:12 on July 12th, 2024 Strasburg Fire Protection District with the I-70 corridor fire departments responded to a large wheat field fire on E. 88th Ave. & Strasburg Rd. Crews arrived to a large wheat field fire with 25 to 35 foot flames and started fire attack and request mutual-aid from other departments. The fire …

Aurora South Fairplay Way 2nd Alarm Structure Fire

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Aurora 2nd Alarm Structure Fire On July 12th, 2024 at approximately 14:50 Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at The Preserve at City Center Apartments, 1039 S. Fairplay Way. Heavy black smoke could be scene from around the city. Crews arrived on scene and found heavy smoke coming from the roof and fire in the …

Arapahoe County I-70 Weed Fire

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Strasburg Weed Fire On July 12th, 2024 at 15:45 Strasburg Fire Protection District with the I-70 corridor fire departments responded to a weed fire on I-70 at mile markers 311 in unincorporated Arapahoe County. Crews arrived to heavy fire showing and started fire attack. The fire was put under control within an hour and crews worked on overhaul and hot …

Diego Jose “DJ” Darquea Juris Procession

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Diego Jose “DJ” Darquea Juris Procession Falck (Aurora’s Ambulance provider) and Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue held a procession for Diego Jose “DJ” Darquea Juris on July 12th, 2024. DJ, who was killed on July 11th, 2024, in an off-duty motor vehicle crash, was an emergency medical technician for Falck and a volunteer firefighter with Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue. “DJ was known for …

Douglas County Sharpe Trail Ridge Plane Incident

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Douglas County Plane Incident At 12:26 on July 12th, 2024 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a report of a airplane crash at Sharpe Trail Ridge Open Space and Roxborough Park Rd. Jeffcom advised that info from South Metro Fire Rescue of a “Mayday” was reported from a experimental airplane unknown of number of passengers of the crash and with …

Dinosaur Fire

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Dinosaur Fire A little before noon, on July 12th, 2024 multiple fire agencies were dispatched to the area of Mallory Cave just outside of Boulder to the Dinosaur Fire (Green Mountain Fire). The fire began to torch in trees and seemed to be spreading quickly. Smoke was seen for miles as it is in a prominent area outside of Boulder. …

Byers Rector Leader Road Weed Fire

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Byers Weed Fire On July 12th, 2024 at 11:58 Byers Fire Protection District with the I-70 corridor fire departments responded to a weed fire on Rector Leader Rd. & E. 56th Ave. Chief 71 arrived to about 5 acres burning and moving slowly to the east in heavy fuels. Crews were able to get the fire under control quickly and …

South Metro Milling Machine Fire

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South Metro Structure Fire On July 12th, 2024 at approximately 11:10 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported vehicle fire in the 19700 block of E. Fair Place. Engine 23 arrived on scene and observed that a milling machine, used to take up asphalt, had been on fire. Contractors working on the road were able to extinguish the …

Denver Fire Academy Class 24-01 Graduation

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Class 24-01 Graduation On July 12th, 2024 the Denver Fire Department Academy Class 24-01 celebrated their graduation from the academy. After months of rigorous training and hard work, these twenty seven brave men and women are ready to serve the Denver community. More here from their “Hell Night” training from June 29th, 2024.  Additional information provided by Denver Fire Department

Arvada West 63rd Ave Structure Fire

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Arvada Garage Fire On July 12th, 2024 at 9:32 Arvada Fire Protection District responded to a possible structure fire in the 8000 block of W. 63rd Ave. Jeffcom received a 911 call about what sounded like an explosion and active fire outside of the house. Bureau 57 arrived to an fire on the exterior of the structure with possible extension to …

Boulder County Niwot Road Grass Fire

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Boulder County Grass Fire On July 11th, 2024 at 17:00 Mountain View Fire Rescue and Boulder Rural Fire Rescue responded to a grass fire at 8989 Niwot Rd. near Niwot High School. 2260 arrived to a grass fire between the football field and tennis courts. The fire was put under quickly and firefighters remained on scene with hot spots. The …

Federal Heights Summer Social 2024

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Federal Heights Summer Social The City of Federal Heights held their annual summer social in Carsten Park on July 11th, 2024 with Federal Heights Fire Department and Federal Heights Police Department. The community was invited out for hot dogs, ice cream and live music. They also got to meet with the mayor, city council, firefighters, police officers and other city …

Berthoud Heron Lakes Drive Fire

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Berthoud Residential Fire At 01:21 on July 11th, 2024 Berthoud Fire Protection District, Loveland Fire Rescue Authority and Thompson Valley EMS resources were dispatched to a residential structure fire on Heron Lakes Drive in Northwest Berthoud. The 911 caller reported a sauna on fire in the home. Engine 43 arrived on scene and reported nothing showing from a small one-story …

Edgewater Jay Street Stove Fire

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West Metro Stove Fire On July 8th, 2024 at 16:40 Jeffcom dispatched West Metro Fire Rescue and Arvada Fire Protection District to a possible structure fire in the 2200 block of Jay St. in Edgewater. Engine 1 arrived to a small single-story with smoke showing from the Bravo side and started the investigation with Medic 11. District 1 arrived and …