Pinewood Springs Station Dedication

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New Station Dedication The Pinewood Springs Fire Protection dedicated the Richard L. Wilcox Fire Station and Community Center in Larimer County on April 29th, 2018. The local community came out to meet with firefighters, tour the station, and enjoy light refreshments. The new station, named after a former fire chief, will increase response times, provide more storage space and allow …

Westminster Safe Kids Day 2018

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Westminster Safe Kids Day The Safe Kids Day was held on April 28th, 2018 at the Orchard Town Center in Westminster. Kids of all ages enjoyed the fire truck & ambulance tours by Westminster Fire Department, police car tours by Westminster Police Department and K-9 demo, safety booths, bike helmet fitting and more. Children’s Hospital and Adams County Fire Rescue was …

Longmont Station 4 Open House

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Station 4 Open House Longmont Fire Department Open House was held on April 28th, 2018 at Station 4 501 23rd Ave. The open house focused on senior safety including: smoke alarms, kitchen and cooking hazards, as well trip and fall precautions, with staff checking blood pressure and heart rates for seniors.

Byers Open House

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Byers Open House The Byers Fire Protection District held their annual open house at Station 71 on April 28th, 2018. The department opened their doors so community members could meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy a free lunch.  The Arapahoe County Sheriff and Colorado State Patrol were also on hand to take back unused prescription medications and conduct …

West Metro Autism Awareness Open House

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Station 3 Autism Awareness Open House West Metro Fire Rescue hosted Autism Awareness Open House at Station 3 on April 21st, 2018. The community came out to this low-stress open house that featured no lights or sirens for a comfortable, and low sensory experience. Kids of all ages were able to meet firefighters and paramedics, see and tour the fire engine and medic, try …

Adams County Youth Night Fire Training

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Youth Night Fire Training As part of the yearly 9 to 5 program, a career introduction program of the Adams County Education Consortium, Adams County Fire Rescue provided training teenagers from various high schools in the north Denver area on April 18th, 2018 at the ACFR Training Center, located at 901 E. 68th Ave. The teenagers went through personal protective equipment …

Boulder Public Safety Expo 2018

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Boulder Public Safety Expo The 2018 Boulder County Public Safety Expo was held on April 8th, 2018 at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont. The community came out if force to meet with first responders, check out the displays and learn valuable safety information. The American Red Cross, American Medical Response, Boulder County Sheriff, Boulder Emergency Squad, Colorado Division of …

Palmer Lake Pancake Breakfast 2018

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Palmer Lake Pancake Breakfast Palmer Lake Fire Department held their annual pancake breakfast at Town Hall on April 1st, 2018. Dozens of community members spent part of their Easter Sunday meeting with firefighters, checking out the engine at the firehouse next door, and enjoying a freshly made pancake breakfast.

Fire Dynamics 2018

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Metro State University Fire Dynamics Metro State University Denver, held their final “Fire Dynamics” class on March 31, 2018 at the Iris Fire Investigations in EnglewoodMetropolitan State University of Denver. This Fire Dynamics class was the final class for the semester and was taught by Mark Campbell, Denver Fire Department, and Kevin Hammonds, Metro State University Denver.  The class of …

Longmont Station 3 Open House

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Station 3 Open House Longmont Fire Department held an open house at Station 3 (1000 Pace Street) on March 31st, 2018. The community took advantage of the nice spring day to spend part of their afternoon visiting with firefighters, checking out the apparatus, and learning a little about fire safety. Station 3 serves as the department’s wildland station.

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 …