Arvada Emergency Response Drill

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Emergency Response Drill Arvada Fire Protection District Stations 2 and 6 assisted Rocky Mountain Bottling Company with an Emergency Response Drill. The drill was completed in case of a glass leak or fire at the plant. Strategies and Tactics were reviewed by members of AFPD, Wheat Ridge Police Department, and the RMBC Emergency Response Team.

Colorado Springs Mock Crash

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Doherty High School Mock Crash On November 15th, 2018 Doherty High School invited the Colorado Springs Fire Department to present a mock crash scene to it’s student body. Students from the school participated in the event about the dangers of texting and driving and was part of the Drive Smart program (Do the Right Thing). CSFD educated high school students during …

Greeley Live Fire Training

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Live Fire Training On November 15, 2018 crews from Greeley Fire Department Ladder 1, Engine 3, and Engine 4 conducted live fire training evolutions at the Greeley Fire Department Training Grounds. Skills practiced included: size up, hose line advancement, water supply, search and rescue, ground ladders, fire attack, ventilation, and command and control. Units on Scene: Ladder 1, Engine 3 …

South Adams / Adams County Joint Haz-Mat Training

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Haz-Mat Training South Adams County Fire Department & Adams County Fire Rescue conducted a joint training on Haz-Mat Technician Operations on October 29th, 2018 at South Adams County Station 25. These operations consisted of drilling and offloading a tanker truck as well as grounding and bonding.  Crews Involved: Battalion Chief 21, Engine 27, Engine 13, Training 11, Haz-Mat 3 & …

Brighton Truck or Treat

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Brighton Truck or Treat Brighton Fire Rescue District members decorated pumpkins and members of the community judged which pumpkins they liked the most at the annual Harvest Festival in Downtown Brighton on October 27th, 2018. The community came dressed up in family friendly costumes and were able walk up and down the street collecting candy and treats at the Trick …

Golden Chief Bales Retirement

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Chief Bales Retirement Golden Fire Department Fire Chief John Bales officially retired on October 11th, 2018, with 50 years in the fire service. Chief Bales was honored in a retirement celebration on October 20th, 2018 in Thornton. Chief Bales was born into the fire service, his father Maurice “Bud” Bales, became the fire chief of the Wichita Fire Reserves in …

Loveland & Berthoud Gas Cooling Training

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Gas Cooling Training On October 23rd, 2018 firefighters from Loveland Fire Rescue Authority and Berthoud Fire Protection District participated in gas cooling evolutions at the Loveland Fire Training Center. Training included classroom, observing fire and smoke behavior in a small scale model, and live fire training in Loveland’s ‘T-cell’ prop that is made up of 2 40’ shipping containers set …

Estes Valley Station Open House 2018

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Estes Valley Station Open House Estes Valley Fire Protection District held their annual open house and pancake breakfast at Station 1 in Estes Park on October 21st, 2018. The community came out and enjoyed pancakes, meeting with the firefighters, fire engine displays, kids maze obstacle course, ladder truck demonstration, extrication demonstration, cooking fire safety, and educational stations about home inspections and …

Elbert Station 233 Grand Opening

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Station 233 Grand Opening Elbert Fire Protection District held a grand opening for Station 233 on October 20th, 2018.  Community members were invited out to tour the station, meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy lunch.  The new station, located at 702 County Rd. 98, will help cover the western side of the district.   The station currently houses …

Frederick-Firestone Fire Station 3 Open House 2018

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Station 3 Open House Frederick-Firestone Fire District held a community open house at Station 3 6800 Tilbury Ave. in Firestone on October 20th, 2018. The community came out to meet with the first responders, firefighter obstacle course, firefighter gear try-on, explore the fire engine and ambulance, paramedic medical response demonstration, CPR information, tour the fire station, and learn about the equipment used …

Monument Firefighters 2nd Annual Pumpkin Give-Away

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2nd Annual Pumpkin Give-Away The 2nd Annual Monument Firefighters Pumpkin Give-Away was held on October 20th, 2018 at the Tractor Supply Company 16760 Leather Chaps Dr in Monument. 500 pumpkins were given away this year. The event is hosted by the Monument Professional Firefighters Local 4319 and Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District. Sponsored by Mutual Security Mortgage and Ryan Graham Homes.

Colorado Centre Fire Safety Day 2018

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Colorado Centre Fire Safety Day The Colorado Centre Metropolitan District Fire Department held their third annual Fire Safety Day and open house at 4770 Horizonview Drive on October 20th 2018. CCMD invited the community to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and learn valuable safety information.  The Colorado Springs Fire Department, Ellicott Volunteer Fire Department, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, …

Frederick-Firestone Fire Station 1 Open House 2018

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Station 1 Open House Frederick-Firestone Fire District held an open house at the Frederick Station 1 31 Walnut Dr. on October 20th, 2018. The community came out to meet with the first responders, firefighter obstacle course, smoke house, firefighter gear try-on, explore the fire engine and ambulance, paramedic medical response demonstration, CPR information, tour the fire station, and learn about the equipment used …

CCA Live Burn Training

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CCA Live Burn Training The Community College of Aurora Fire Science fall fire academy held live burn training at the Aurora Fire Rescue Training Facility on October 13th, 2018.   CCA fire students, who have been in class for several weeks, use their Saturday training sessions to put into practice many of the lessons learned in the classroom including forcible entry, search …

Wellington Station 1 Open House 2018

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Wellington Station 1 Open House Wellington Fire Protection District held their annual open house at Station 1 on October 13th, 2018 part of Fire Prevention Week. Kids of all ages talked with firefighters, tour the station and apparatus plus learned about fire safety. UCHealth, Fort Collins 911 and Larimer County Sheriff Wildland Team also participated in the event.

Lyons Station 1 Open House 2018

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Lyons Open House Lyons Fire Protection District held a annual open house at Station 1 on October 13th, 2018, part of Fire Prevention Week. The community came out to learn about fire safety, meet the firefighters, tour the station and view the fire apparatus, firefighters also talked about fire safety. Also on hand and participated in the event were the Colorado …