South Adams County 2023 Awards Ceremony

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South Adams Awards Ceremony The South Adams County Fire Department held their 2023 Awards Ceremony at the Gaylord Rockies Resort on February 3rd, 2024. The Department gave out awards for years of service, Chiefs awards, unit citations and life saving awards. Amanda Foote and David Metish were recognized as Employees of the Year while Rick Cerrone was recognized as Firefighter …

Denver Bannock Street 2nd Alarm Fire

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2nd Alarm Structure Fire On February 3rd, 2024 at 06:05 Denver Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire on Bannock St. off W. 6th Ave. Crews arrived to abandoned two-story single-family with heavy fire showing. Crews worked with numerous safety concerns related to the structural integrity of the building and the fire did spread to an adjacent structure. Crews …

Douglas County Cement Truck MVA

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South Metro Cement Truck MVA On February 2nd, 2024 at approximately 11:45 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a rollover accident at 11327 Cottontail Lane in Douglas County. Engine 41 arrived on scene, observed that a cement truck rolled into a small ravine and found that the driver was stuck inside. Crews were on scene over ninety minutes stabilizing …

Commerce City Willow Street Structure Fire

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South Adams Structure Fire On February 1st, 2024 at 10:06  South Adams County Fire Department, Brighton Fire Rescue District and Platte Valley Ambulance Service responded to a structure fire in the 8700 block of Willow St. Dispatch advised that 911 callers reporting a home fire with smoke coming from the roof area. Engine 23 arrived to a working fire from …

Pueblo Sheriff ESB Wildland Team Training

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Wildland Team Training The Pueblo County Sheriff Emergency Services Bureau (ESB) Fire Team spent part of their week Honing their skills through training. On Monday, January 29th, 2024, the team trained performing tasks using air packs, bunker gear and gloves at Station 3. On Wednesday, January 31st, 2024, the team worked on hose operations with live fire at their training …

Parker Snowberry Way Structure Fire

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South Metro Structure Fire On January 29th, 2024 at approximately 15:45 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire in the 17600 block of Snowberry Way in Parker. Multiple callers reported the fire and smoke could be seen from Arapahoe Rd. Firefighters arrived on scene and found heavy fire in the garage of a single family …

Colorado Springs High-Rise Structure Fire

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Colorado Springs High-Rise Fire At 10:36 on January 28th, 2024 the Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center dispatched the Colorado Springs Fire Department to the 900 block of Arcturus Drive for an automatic fire alarm sounding. While Engine 13 was responding, fire dispatch advised the incident had been upgraded to a possible structure fire and a structure fire compliment would …

Colorado Springs Ice Rescue Training 2024

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Colorado Springs Ice Rescue Training The Colorado Springs Fire Department conducted ice rescue training at Pikeview Reservoir on January 27th, 2024. Heavy Rescue 17, Engine 9 and Truck 9 spent part of their afternoon training with new members. The crew of HR17 is trained in dive, ice, swift and high angle rescues. They routinely assist other companies with training in …

Monument Push-In Ceremony

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Monument Push-In Ceremony On January 27th, 2024 the Monument Fire Protection District held a push-in ceremony at Station 1, 18650 Hwy. 105, to put their new ambulance (Medic 581) and brush engine (Brush Engine 541) into service. The public was invited out to assist with the push-in, check out the apparatus, meet with firefighters and enjoy refreshments. Medic 581, a …

Jefferson County West 106th Ave Garage Fire

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Jefferson County Garage Fire At 14:20 on January 26th, 2024 North Metro Fire Rescue District and Westminster Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 8300 block of W. 106th Ave. in in unincorporated Jefferson County. Engine 65 advised on smoke showing from their station. Engine 5 arrived to a fully involved detached garage, puled a 1 3/4 for offensive …

Arvada Ice Rescue Training 2024

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Arvada Ice Rescue Training Arvada Fire Protection District held their annual ice rescue training for all of the shifts the week of January 22nd, 2024 with Fairmount Fire Protection District. The training included time spent in the classroom and on the ice. Water and ice rescue is one of Arvada Fire four special operations. Members go through an annual training …

Adams County Faraday Street Structure Fire

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Adams County Structure Fire On January 26th, 2024 at 07:01 Adams County Fire Rescue, Thornton Fire Department, North Metro Fire Rescue District and Federal Heights Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire in the 8000 block of Faraday St. in Welby. Adcom911 advised of multiple callers reporting a house on fire with possible trapped parties. Engine 14 arrived to …

Greenwood Village East Arapahoe Road 2nd Alarm

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South Metro 2nd Alarm On January 26th, 2024 at 03:51 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported structure fire at Sportsbook, 9660 E. Arapahoe Rd. in Greenwood Village. Dispatch advised that caller reporting dark smoke from the roof. Engine 31 arrived to a medium size strip mall with a working fire from the Hibachi restaurant, secured their own water supply …

Aurora Shenandoah Park Animal Rescue

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Aurora Animal Rescue On January 23rd, 2024 at approximately 16:30 Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to an animal rescue at Shenandoah Park, 4 851 S. Shenandoah Way. Aurora911 advised responding units that a dog had fallen through the ice. Crews arrived on scene and were able to successful extract the dog from a pond who ran off as soon as …

South Metro Piccadilly Way Car vs Building MVA

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Car vs Building MVA On January 22nd, 2024 at approximately 20:45 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a car vs building motor vehicle accident at 5364 S. Piccadilly Way. Engine 23 arrived on scene to find that a sport utility vehicle backed into the west side of a townhouse just east of Thunder Ridge Middle School. Crews were on …

Mountain View & Lafayette Joint Structure Fire Training

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Joint Structure Fire Training The week of January 22nd, 2024 Mountain View Fire Rescue and Lafayette Fire Department are conducted training in an acquired structure near Cheeseman St. and E. County Line Rd. in Erie. This multi-agency training involves filling the residence with smoke to simulate zero visibility conditions as fire crews work together to find the fire, put it …

Aurora Ice Rescue Training

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Aurora Ice Rescue Training Aurora Fire Rescue conducted ice rescue training at Aurora Reservoir on January 21st, 2024. Crews from Engine 16 and Ladder 8 worked on self-extraction techniques, in water rescues, dog removal and kickboard usage. The reservoir remains a busy place during the winter months. Dozens of ice fishing enthusiasts regularly venture out to try their luck. Aurora …

Aurora Parker Road RTD Trapped MVA

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Aurora Trapped MVA On January 20th, 2024 at approximately 12:45 Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported motor vehicle crash on Parker Rd. at the intersection with I-225. Radio traffic indicated that an RTD bus was involved with multiple injuries and possible extrication. Police reported that a vehicle fleeing from a previous hit and run crash, ran into the …