Rocky Pitch Rx Burn

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Rocky Pitch Rx Burn The US Forest Service conducted a prescribed burn on October 18th to October 19th, 2017 in the Uncompahgre National Forest Rocky Pitch Area SE of Grand Junction. Agencies involved burned throughout the day in the different units. The burn was made possible by USFS Grand Junction, Gunnison, Craig, Collbran, and the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office WFT. The …

Mile High Firefighter’s Conference 2017

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Mile High Firefighter’s Conference 2017 The first annual Mile High Firefighter’s Conference was held October 13th – 15th, 2017 at various locations, to create a platform to bring high-level classroom and hands-on training to Colorado firefighters, with classes, lectures, and the on-hand training including Truck Company, Engine Company, and extrication skills.

Estes Valley Open House 2017

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Estes Valley Open House The Estes Valley Fire Protection District held and open house and pancake breakfast at the Dannels Station in Estes Park on October 15th, 2017. A large number of community members spent part of their Sunday morning meeting with firefighters, checking out the apparatus, eating pancakes and learning about fire safety. The department held aerial ladder, kitchen …

North Metro Safety Fair

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North Metro Safety Fair North Metro Fire Rescue District held their annual Fire Safety Fair on October 14th, 2017 in Northglenn, part of Fire Prevention Week. Kids of all ages came out to the event, kids enjoyed the inflatable safety house, toured the fire engine and ambulance on display, and a live fire burn demo, demonstrating the impact of a …

Buckley AFB Open House

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Buckley Air Force Base Fire Open House Buckley Air Force Base Fire and Emergency Services held an open house and pancake breakfast on October 13th, 2017 as part of Fire Prevention Week. The Base community was invited to meet with firefighters, check out some of the apparatus, enjoy breakfast and learn about fire safety. After serving breakfast, sponsored by the …

Loveland Family Safety Fair 2017

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Loveland Family Safety Fair 2017 The Annual Loveland Family Safety & Emergency Preparedness Expo was held on October 7th, 2017 at the Thomas M. McKee/4H Building in Loveland. Lots of booths with information including emergency notifications, gun safe program with Eddie Eagle, UCHealth LifeLine EMS Helicopter on display.

Cunningham Fire Prevention Open House

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Cunningham Fire Prevention Open House Cunningham Fire Protection District hosted the annual Fire Prevention Open House & Pancake Breakfast on October 7th, 2017 at Station 62 on E. Smoky Hill Road in Centennial, part of Fire Prevention Week. All ages came out to meet with firefighters, community members, tour the fire equipment, kid’s combat challenge, and learn about safety training, …

Wellington Station 1 Open House 2017

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Wellington Station 1 Open House The Wellington Fire Protection District kicked off Fire Prevention Week with an open house and pancake breakfast a Station 1 on October 7th, 2017. The community was invited to meet with firefighters, tour the station, check out the apparatus and learn about fire safety. The department provided a free pancake breakfast, car seat safety checks …

Arvada Safety Fair 2017

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Arvada Safety Fair 2017 Arvada Fire Protection District held their annual Safety Fair at the Arvada Fire Training Center on September 30th, 2017. The community of all ages came out to enjoy food, fun with lots of activities including meeting firefighters, tour a fire engine, Flight for Life landing, Jeffco Sheriff Cheezo, and the Fire Truck pull, which supports Special …

Boulder Rural Pancake Breakfast

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Boulder Rural Pancake Breakfast The Boulder Rural Fire Protection District held a pancake breakfast on September 30th, 2017 and the community came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy breakfast. The event served as a fundraiser for the Cy-Young Volunteer Fire Department in Texas, whose department and members were severely impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Recruits from …

Firefighter Chili Cook-Off 2017

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Firefighter Chili Cook-Off The 30th Annual Firefighter Chili Cook-Off was held in Larimer Square on September 29, 2017. Hundreds of firefighters from across the country converged on the Mile High City with their secret recipes in hopes of claiming bragging rights for the best red and green chili. Firefighters from Adams County, Arvada, Aurora, Brighton, Boulder, Denver, Fort Worth, Golden, …

Evans Station 2 Open House

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Evans Station 2 Open House Evans Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 2 on September 25th, 2017. The local community was invited to tour the newly renovated station, meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy light refreshments. The expansion was made possible with the assistance of a grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs …

Jackson 105 Station 142 Open House 2017

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Jackson 105 Open House The Jackson 105 Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 142 in Sedalia on September 23rd, 2017. Despite overcast skies and the threat of rain, numerous members of the Douglas County community came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy a free lunch. AirLife Denver, Douglas County Communications and Douglas …

Westminster Station 1 Pancake Breakfast 2017

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Station 1 Pancake Breakfast Westminster Fire Department held the annual Pancake Breakfast on September 23rd, 2017 at Station 1. The community came out to enjoy breakfast including donuts, tour the station, and meet with firefighters. All of the proceeds supported Westy CFIRE, a volunteer group that raises funds for the Westminster Fire Department programs such as Station Open Houses, Santa Program, …

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2017

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IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Thousands of Firefighters from 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 16th, 2017 for the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial for the 31st year.  196 fallen fire fighters were added to the Wall of …

West Metro Family Fire Muster 2017

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West Metro Family Fire Muster West Metro Fire Rescue hosted the annual Family Fire Muster on September 23rd, 2017 at the Training Center in Lakewood. Fun for the whole family with live demonstrations. junior firefighter challenge, teddy bear clinic, fire truck tours, tour fire Station 10 and the training center, meet the firefighters, junior firefighter challenge, the teddy bear clinic, bike …

Tri-Lakes Monument Station 3 Open House

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Station 3 Open House The Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 3 in Woodmoor on September 16th, 2017. The department opened its doors for community members to come meet with firefighters, tour the station, check out the apparatus, and enjoy lunch prepared by the Pikes Peak Firefighters Association’s Rehab Unit. The Woodmoor station houses the …