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 …

Sterling Open House

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Sterling Open House The Sterling Fire Department held an open house and placed two new engines into service on March 3, 2018. The Department took delivery of twin HME pumpers last week. The new rigs, Engine 10 and Engine 12, hold 1000 gallons of water and a have a 1500 gpm pump. Firefighters wet down the new rigs, invited the …

Recruit Academy Fire Burn

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Recruit Academy Fire Burn The Recruit Academy Fire Burn was held March 2nd, 2018 at the West Metro Fire Training Center in Lakewood with recruits from West Metro Fire Rescue, Littleton Fire Rescue, Castle Rock Fire Rescue, and the Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District. The three buildings that they burned, consistent with three different constructions: modern and legacy construction and …

Hygiene Pancake Supper

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51st Annual Hygiene Pancake Supper The Hygiene Fire Protection District held their 51st Annual Pancake Supper on February 24th, 2018. The evening festivities also include a raffle and silent auction. The Department expected about 500 people to partake in their annual fundraiser. Congratulations to Chief Cody Trevithick; his acting chief title was officially made permanent during the supper.

Aurora Polar Plunge 2018

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Aurora Polar Plunge 2018 A Saturday morning snowstorm didn’t deter hundreds of people from taking the plunge. The Polar Plunge was held at the Aurora Reservoir on February 10th, 2018. Local law enforcement officers, businesses, and community members braved the frigid waters to help raise funds for Colorado Special Olympics. Firefighters from Aurora Fire Rescue were on hand to ensure …

Thornton Engine 72 Dedication

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Thornton Engine 72 Dedication Thornton Fire Department held a dedication for the new Engine 72 at Station 72 on February 10th, 2017 including many that braved the cold weather including the City of Thornton Mayor, council members, city manager and their staff with fire family and friends. Firefighters with the ceremonial bucket transferred water from the old engine that has …

Micah Flick Memorial

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Micah Flick Memorial Thousands came out to honored the life of El Paso County Sheriff Deputy Micah Flick on February 10th, 2018 at the New Life Church in Colorado Springs. A large procession followed to Falcon for the private burial at the cemetery. Flick was 34, and was survived by his wife and his 7-year-old twins. Flick was with the sheriff’s …

Heath Gumm Memorial

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Heath Gumm Memorial The Memorial Service for Adams County Sheriff Deputy Heath Gumm was held at the Flatirons Community Church in Lafayette on February 2nd, 2018. Thousands lined the streets along the procession to honor Gumm before the funeral that included hundreds of emergency vehicles. Gumm was 31, and also worked for the Cripple Creek Police Department.

Zack Parrish Memorial

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Zack Parrish Memorial The community came out with hundreds of emergency responders came out to honor Douglas County Sheriff Deputy Zackari Parrish (17-21) on February 5th, 2018 at the Cherry Hills Community Church in Highlands Ranch. Parrish was 29 years-old, and during the funeral deputies from the Colorado State Patrol performed a 21-bell salute.

Castle Rock Tribute to Deputy Zack Parrish

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Castle Rock Tribute to Deputy Zack Parrish Castle Rock Fire Rescue firefighters changed the horizontal bulbs on the star above the city from white to blue to create the Thin Blue Line to honor fallen Douglas County Sheriff Deputy Zack Parrish, and the law enforcement officers who were injured from last Saturday’s (December 31) shooting in Highlands Ranch. Memorial Services …

Boulder Polar Plunge 2018

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Boulder Polar Plunge 2018 The 2018 Polar Plunge was held on January 1st, 2018 at Boulder Reservoir. Hundreds of people started their new year by taking a chilly dip in the icy and frigid water under the watchful eyes of Boulder Fire-Rescue Department Water Rescue Team. The annual event helped raise money for the American Cancer Society.

Rattlesnake Santa Visit

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Rattlesnake Santa Visit Santa Clause took time out of his busy holiday schedule to visit Rattlesnake Fire Protection District Station 252 on December 16th, 2017. The jolly old elf spent time posing for photos, listening to Christmas wish lists and enjoying holiday cookies. Community members also meet with firefighters, checked out the apparatus, and enjoyed a little holiday cheer.

First Responders Basketball Tournament 2017

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First Responders Basketball Tournament November 17th, 2017 ~ The Brotherhood Basketball Team and Colorado Fallen Hero Foundation Basketball Team play against six other amazing charities for a chance to win the jackpot for their charity in the First Responders Basketball Tournament (Battle of The Badges) which was held at the Pepsi Center before the Denver Nuggets game. Featuring the teams …

Cheyenne Mountain Station 2 Open House

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Cheyenne Mountain Station 2 Open House Cheyenne Mountain Fire & Emergency Services at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station held an open house at Station 2 on November 16th, 2017. The department opened their doors to show their newly renovated station to base employees, neighboring departments, family members and retirees. Attendees got to meet with firefighters, tour the station check out …

Denver Division Chief Angela Cook Retirement

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Denver Division Chief Angela Cook Retirement Denver Division Chief Angela Cook retired November 15th, 2017 with over 25 years of service with the Denver Fire Department. She became the highest ranking female officer in Denver Fire Department history in November of 2009 when she was promoted to Division Chief and assigned responsibility for aircraft rescue and structural fire operations and …

Colorado Centre Fire Safety Day 2017

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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 21st 2017. The Colorado Centre community was invited out to meet with firefighters, tour the apparatus, enjoy lunch and learn about fire safety. The Colorado Springs Fire Department, Ellicott Volunteer Fire Department, …