Aurora MCI Training

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Aurora Mass Casualty Training Aurora Fire Rescue conducted mass casualty incident training at the former Mrachek Middle School (1955 S. Telluride St.) from September 17th through October 1st 2018. 5280Fire.com went along for the ride on September 20th.  After a little classroom refresher training firefighters and Falck Rocky Mountain responded to a truck that ran off the road into a …

Thornton Fossil Ridge Public Safety Center Dedication

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Public Safety Center Dedication The community was invited to a ribbon cutting dedication ceremony at the new Fossil Ridge Public Safety Center building on September 19th, 2018 at 13150 Quebec St, with tours of the building, food, cake and refreshments. This is a shared public safety building between the Thornton Fire Department Station 6 and the Thornton Police Department as a …

Genesee Open House 2018

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Genesee Open House Genesee Fire Rescue held their annual open house on September 15th, 2018.  The community took advantage of the great weather and came out in force to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, learn valuable safety information, and have lunch.  Foothills Fire Protection District, Highlands Rescue Team and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office also participated in the …

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2018

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IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Thousands of families, friends, loved ones, and firefighters from all across the country and Canada honored the fallen that given their lives in the line of duty at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs on September 15th, 2018 for the 32nd Annual International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial. 272 fallen fire fighters were …

Westminster Station 6 Open House 2018

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Station 6 Open House Westminster Fire Department held their Hero’s Day open house at Station 6 999 W. 124th Ave. on September 15th, 2018. The community came out and enjoyed BBQ lunch, meet with the firefighters and learn about fire safety, fire engine and ambulance tours, kiddie-combat obstacle course, and fire truck rides. Westminster Police Department provided a K-9 demonstration.  

Black Hawk 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb 2018

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9-11 Memorial Stair Climb 2018 The Black Hawk Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb was held on September 11th, 2018 at the Ameristar Casino Resort Spa. Hundreds came out to climb the stairs to honor those who were lost on September 11, 2001, whose photos and names line the stairwells. Members of the Black Hawk Fire Department, Gilpin Ambulance Authority with many other departments …

Broomfield 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

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Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony The annual Broomfield 9/11 Memorial Ceremony was held on September 11th, 2018 at the Broomfield Amphitheater, hosted by North Metro Fire Rescue District, Broomfield Police Department and the City and County of Broomfield. Guest speakers included the family of Colorado native Chris Faughnan, who worked on the 105th floor of the North Tower, right above were the planes impact was into …

Honor Flight 2018

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Northern Colorado Honor Flight Thousands gathered at the Loveland Embassy Suites & Conference Center on September 9th, 2018 for the Honor Flight Northern Colorado, with a procession to DIA. 120 veterans departed for a tour in Washington D.C. and Arlington. The procession traveled on I-25, with a motorcade of law enforcement and the Colorado Patriot Guard riders, with many hundreds …

South Adams County Spaghetti Dinner 2018

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57th Annual Spaghetti Dinner The South Adams County Fire Department held their annual spaghetti dinner at Adams City High School in Commerce City on September 8th, 2018. Hundreds of community members came out to eat spaghetti, meet with firefighters and learn valuable safety information. The dinner served 3,850 citizens, and a total raised of $27,000 towards the SACFFA charitable trust. …

Pitkin County Public Safety Expo

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Pitkin County Public Safety Expo The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office hosted the Pitkin County Public Safety Expo in downtown Aspen on September 8th, 2018.  Hundreds of community members spent part of their day meeting with first responders, checking out the displays, and learning valuable safety information. Aspen Airport / Pitkin County Airport ARFF, Aspen Ambulance District, Aspen Police Department, Aspen …

Golden Fire Safety & Preparedness Day 2018

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Safety & Preparedness Day 2018 Golden Fire Department held their 9th Annual Safety & Preparedness Day on September 8th, 2018 at Station 21. The community came out to learn about fire safety including grease fires, live fire demonstrations, burn safety, face paintings, car seat checks, tour the emergency equipment and meet first responders. AMR, Pleasant View Fire Department, Jeffcom, Colorado State …

Wellington Brush Fire

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Wellington 72 Fire At 14:17 on September 7th, 2018 Wellington Fire Protection District was dispatched to a reported brush fire in the area of  County Road 21 & County Road 72, north of Wellington. Brush 2 arrived on scene to 3 acres with flames moving to the north, and started a direct attack along the east flank of the fire from the …

MDA Fill The Boot 2018

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MDA Fill The Boot 2018 Firefighters from across the state of Colorado joined over 100,000 of their colleagues from around the county to help fill the boot for MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association) over the 2018 Labor Day Weekend in partnership with the IAFF. Since 1954, Fill the Boot has been a strong firefighter tradition, giving families with muscular dystrophy hope for …

Red Feather Lakes Fire Day 2018

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Red Feather Lakes Fire Day The Red Feather Lakes Volunteer Fire Department held their annual Fire Day on September 1st, 2018.  The event, which featured a parade, fire truck rides, a bake sale and craft fair served as a fundraiser for the department. Neighboring Crystal Lakes Volunteer Fire Department also participated in the festivities.  

Livermore Training Day

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Livermore Training Day The Livermore Fire Protection District conducted ladder training at Livermore Elementary School on September 1st, 2018.  The training served as a refresher to hone their firefighters’ ground ladder skills.  Additionally, the department had on hand their new Engine 1, a 1991 Pierce Dash that previously served with the Golden Fire Department. Golden dedicated the engine to Thomas …

Adams County Car Show 2018

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2nd Annual Car Show The 2nd Annual Adams County Local 2403 Professional Firefighters Car Show was held on August 18th, 2018 at the Pima Medical Institute (PMI) in Denver. Crowds came out to enjoy all types of cars, trucks, motorcycles, emergency units new and old including Adams County Fire Rescue, Adams County Sheriff,  Colorado State Patrol and more. All proceeds benefit CPFF …