Rattlesnake Santa Visit 2017

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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, …

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 2017

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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 Station 62 Open House 2017

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Station 62 Open House Cunningham Fire Protection District kicked off Fire Prevention Week with the last open house at Station 62 on October 7th, 2017. The community came out to tour the station, check out the apparatus, meet with the firefighters and learn about fire safety. This is the last open house as effective January 1st, 2018 Cunningham consolidated operations with …

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, …