Aurora Station 15 Grand Opening

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Aurora Station 15 Grand Opening Aurora Fire Rescue held the grand opening and dedication of Station 15 on May 15th, 2018. The new station, located at 1880 S. Flatrock Trail, will serve the Murphy Creek neighborhood and surrounding communities. The new station houses individual bunk rooms, office space, gym, kitchen, dayroom, community room and decontamination room for dirty bunker gear. …

2019 Colorado Firefighter Calendar Tryouts

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2019 Colorado FF Calendar Tryouts The 2019 Colorado Firefighter Calendar tryouts were held at the EXDO Event Center on May 12th, 2018. Fifteen firefighters faced off against celebrity judges to answer thought provoking questions and strut their across the catwalk, all in hopes of garnering a coveted spot in the beefcake style calendar. Net proceeds from the sale of calendars …

Federal Heights Pancake Breakfast 2018

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Federal Heights Pancake Breakfast The Federal Heights Fire Department and City Council held their annual pancake breakfast at their station on May 12th, 2018. Despite the cool weather and light drizzle, the community came out in force to meet with firefighters, the mayor, and city council member. The city provided a free breakfast consisting of pancakes, eggs, and sausage to …

Westminster Station 5 Open House

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Station 5 Annual Open House Westminster Fire Department held their annual open house at Station 5 10100 Garland St. on May 5th, 2018. The community came out to meet with fire fighters and learn fire safety, tour the fire engines, ambulance, fire safety, kid’s obstacle course and fire truck rides. Flight for Life was also on hand with a landing …

Pinewood Springs Station Dedication

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New Station Dedication The Pinewood Springs Fire Protection dedicated the Richard L. Wilcox Fire Station and Community Center in Larimer County on April 29th, 2018. The local community came out to meet with firefighters, tour the station, and enjoy light refreshments. The new station, named after a former fire chief, will increase response times, provide more storage space and allow …

Westminster Safe Kids Day

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Westminster Safe Kids Day The Safe Kids Day was held on April 28th, 2018 at the Orchard Town Center in Westminster. Kids of all ages enjoyed the fire truck & ambulance tours by Westminster Fire Department, police car tours by Westminster Police Department and K-9 demo, safety booths, bike helmet fitting and more. Children’s Hospital and Adams County Fire Rescue was …

Longmont Station 4 Open House

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Station 4 Open House Longmont Fire Department Open House was held on April 28th, 2018 at Station 4 501 23rd Ave. The open house focused on senior safety including: smoke alarms, kitchen and cooking hazards, as well trip and fall precautions, with staff checking blood pressure and heart rates for seniors.

Byers Open House

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Byers Open House The Byers Fire Protection District held their annual open house at Station 71 on April 28th, 2018. The department opened their doors so community members could meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy a free lunch.  The Arapahoe County Sheriff and Colorado State Patrol were also on hand to take back unused prescription medications and conduct …

West Metro Autism Awareness Open House

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Station 3 Autism Awareness Open House West Metro Fire Rescue hosted Autism Awareness Open House at Station 3 on April 21st, 2018. The community came out to this low-stress open house that featured no lights or sirens for a comfortable, and low sensory experience. Kids of all ages were able to meet firefighters and paramedics, see and tour the fire engine and medic, try …

Adams County Youth Night Fire Training

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Youth Night Fire Training As part of the yearly 9 to 5 program, a career introduction program of the Adams County Education Consortium, Adams County Fire Rescue provided training teenagers from various high schools in the north Denver area on April 18th, 2018 at the ACFR Training Center, located at 901 E. 68th Ave. The teenagers went through personal protective equipment …

Boulder Public Safety Expo 2018

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Boulder Public Safety Expo The 2018 Boulder County Public Safety Expo was held on April 8th, 2018 at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont. The community came out if force to meet with first responders, check out the displays and learn valuable safety information. The American Red Cross, American Medical Response, Boulder County Sheriff, Boulder Emergency Squad, Colorado Division of …

Palmer Lake Pancake Breakfast

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Palmer Lake Pancake Breakfast Palmer Lake Fire Department held their annual pancake breakfast at Town Hall on April 1st, 2018. Dozens of community members spent part of their Easter Sunday meeting with firefighters, checking out the engine at the firehouse next door, and enjoying a freshly made pancake breakfast.

Fire Dynamics 2018

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Metro State University Fire Dynamics Metro State University Denver, held their final “Fire Dynamics” class on March 31, 2018 at the Iris Fire Investigations in Englewood. This Fire Dynamics class was the final class for the semester and was taught by Mark Campbell, Denver Fire Department, and Kevin Hammonds, Metro State University Denver.  The class of students built and burned …

Longmont Station 3 Open House

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Station 3 Open House Longmont Fire Department held an open house at Station 3 (1000 Pace Street) on March 31st, 2018. The community took advantage of the nice spring day to spend part of their afternoon visiting with firefighters, checking out the apparatus, and learning a little about fire safety. Station 3 serves as the department’s wildland station. In addition …

Vail First Responder Hockey Game

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1st Responders Charity Hockey Game The Emergency Services vs. Ski Patrol Hockey Game for Charity was held on March 30th, 2018 at the John A. Dobson Arena in Vail, a benefit for the Colorado Fallen Hero Foundation and Vail Resorts Epic Promise Foundation. Vail Fire and Emergency Services, Vail Police Department, Eagle River Fire Protection District, Eagle County Sheriff, Eagle …

Cunningham Farewell

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Cunningham Farewell The Board of Directors for the Cunningham Fire Protection District held a goodbye celebration at the Wings over the Rockies Air and Space Museum on March 17th, 2018. Past and present members along with family members and special guests came to bid a fond farewell to the department which was established in 1950. On January 1st, 2018, Cunningham …