Aurora Station 5 Grand Opening

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Station 5 Grand Opening Aurora Fire Rescue Station 5 officially went into service on December 18th, 2019.  However, the department held their official grand opening ceremony for the new station at 1141 N. Laredo St. on January 24th, 2020.  Festivities included a ribbon cutting, hose uncoupling, station tours, and a public art dedication. The new station, which will house the …

Denver Hell Night Class 19-03

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Denver Hell Night The Denver Fire Department held their annual Hell Night for the latest class of recruits “Class 2019-03” on January 14th, 2020 at the Denver Fire Training Center. The new recruits trained by responding to back to back mock scenarios through the day and late into the night including structure fires, car fires, car accidents, extractions, trapped victims, …

Troy Jackson Memorial

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Troy Jackson Memorial Funeral services for South Metro Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Troy Jackson was held was at Denver First Church of the Nazarene in Cherry Hills Village on December 20th, 2019.  Hundreds of firefighters from around Colorado came out to pay their respects to Chief Jackson, his family, and his colleagues.  After the service a procession of over 100 …

Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar Puppies & Patron

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Puppies and Patron The Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar held their 1st annual Puppies and Patron on December 16th, 2019 at the EXDO Event Center. Crowds came out to cuddle and play with puppies from Lifeline Puppy Rescue, meet the firefighters from Fire Rescue Dog Calendar, photos with puppies and Santa, ornament decorating, and more. Calendars may be purchased at www.firerescuedogs.com

Chief Troy Jackson Dignified Honors

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Chief Jackson Dignified Honors On December 16th, 2019 firefighters gathered at UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital to support the family and friends of South Metro Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Troy Jackson. The SMFR Honor Guard provided dignified honors during a small hero transport procession to Crown Hill Mortuary in Wheat Ridge. Honor watch began immediately and firefighters will remain with Chief Jackson 24 …

Lands End Santa Vista

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Lands End Santa Vista The Lands End Fire Protection District welcomed Santa and his helpers at Station 111 on December 14th, 2019. The community came out to meet with Santa, firefighters, see the fire engines and station. Kids of all ages had fun decorating cookies and getting photos with Santa.

Hygiene Santa Visit

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Hygiene Santa Visit The Hygiene Fire Protection District hosted a visit from Santa for a few hours on December 14th, 2019. Local residents brought their kids to meet with Santa, tell him what they want for Christmas, and take a few photos. Firefighters showed off their apparatus and held a forcible entry demonstration.

Rattlesnake Santa Visit 2019

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Rattlesnake Santa Visit With less than two weeks before Christmas, Santa Claus took time out of his busy schedule to visit Rattlesnake Fire Protection District Station 252 on December 14th, 2019. Neighbor kids came out to tell Santa what they want for Christmas, decorate Christmas cookies, meet with firefighters, and check out the apparatus.

Ken Jones Memorial

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Ken Jones Memorial Firefighter Ken Jones of Summit Fire & EMS Authority memorial service was held on December 13th, 2019 at the Waterside Community Church in Littleton. Hundreds of firefighters from across Colorado and the country came out to honored Jones with a large procession the with over four-dozen emergency vehicles, wound its way from Horan & McConaty on Wadsworth …

Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar Ugly Sweater Party

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Ugly Sweater Party The Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar held their annual Ugly Sweater Party during ladies night at the Grizzly Rose on December 12th, 2019. A capacity crowd turned out in their ugly holiday garb to meet with firefighters, get their 2020 calendar, play with puppies, and help raise money for Lifeline Puppy Rescue. The festivities also included a silent …

Firefighter Ken Jones Hero Transport

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Ken Jones Hero Transport On December 8th, 2019 Summit Fire & EMS Authority firefighter Ken Jones was transported by a motorcade from the Colorado State Patrol to Boulder with a hero transport. The Honor watch began immediately with firefighters remaining with Jones 24 hours a day until his memorial service. The procession traveled via I-70 to Hwy. 93 into Boulder …

Peyton Breakfast With Santa

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Peyton Santa Visit Peyton Fire Protection District held a pancake breakfast with Santa on December 7th, 2019 at the Peyton Firehouse.  The small community on the eastern plains of El Paso County came out in force to meet with Santa, share a little holiday cheer, and enjoy breakfast. Kids told Santa what they wanted for Christmas, checked out the apparatus, …

Adams County Breakfast With Santa

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Breakfast With Santa Adams County Fire Rescue hosted the 11th annual Breakfast with Santa on December 7th, 2019 at Station 11. The community was invited with firefighters and other volunteers serving up pancakes, sausage, orange juice, and coffee. Santa Claus was in attendance and people had the opportunity to get their picture taken with him.

Boulder County Haz-Mat Training

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Boulder County Haz-Mat Training Boulder County Fire Departments conducted a drill at Louisville Station 3 on November 9th, 2019, part of the Boulder County Hazmat Authority. Departments that participated were Boulder Emergency Squad, Boulder Fire-Rescue Department, Lafayette Fire Department, Longmont Fire Department, Louisville Fire Protection District, Nederland Fire Protection District, Mountain View Fire Rescue & Boulder Rural Fire Rescue.

Livermore Station 1 Open House 2019

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Livermore Open House The Livermore Fire Protection District held an open house and chili cook off at Station 1 in Livermore on October 26th, 2019.  The local community in northern Larimer County came out in force to meet with firefighters, check out the newly remodeled station, and vote for their favorite homemade chili. The Larimer County Rangers & Larimer County …

Colorado Centre Open House 2019

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Colorado Centre Open House The Colorado Centre Metropolitan District Fire Department held their annual open house at Station 1 on October 19th 2019. The Colorado Centre Metropolitan District community took advantage of the nice fall day to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and learn valuable safety information. Many youngsters even left with a complementary pumpkin after completing a junior …

Grand Lake Station 1 Open House

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Station 1 Open House Grand Lake Fire Protection District held their annual open house On October 12th, 2019 at Station 1. This year’s theme was “Look. Listen. Learn.” with the be aware, fire can happen anywhere. The department incited the community to the station for food, tour the station and fire trucks, and life safety education. Kids got to meet …