Firefighter Chili Cook-Off 2019

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Firefighter Chili Cook-Off Denver Firefighters Local 858 hosted the 32nd Annual MDA Firefighters Chili Cook-Off in Larimer Square on September 27th, 2019. Firefighters from all over the front range competed against each other for the best firefighter chili in Colorado including the best green and red chili. Crowds came out to taste the chili and help support the cause. The Colorado Firefighter …

Loveland Boise Bend Prescribed Burn

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Loveland Prescribed Burn On September 23rd, 2019 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority, in cooperation with Loveland Open Lands & Trails, conducted live fire training burns at the Boise Bend Natural Area. The burn provided weed mitigation and re-seeding improvements for that space. As part of the 2019 Fire Academy, LFRA took advantage of this opportunity to assist in training their newest 16 …

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2019

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IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Thousands of families, friends, loved ones, and firefighters from all across the country including Canada honored the fallen that given their lives in the line of duty on September 21st, 2019 at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs at the 33rd Annual International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial. 250 names were added to the …

Westminster Station 6 Open House 2019

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Station 6 Open House Westminster Fire Department held their annual Hero’s Day open house at Station 6 on September 14th, 2019. The community came out and enjoyed BBQ lunch, meet with the firefighters and learn about fire and household items safety, fire engine and ambulance tours, kiddie-combat obstacle course, and fire truck rides. Westminster Police Department provided a K-9 demonstration. Flight …

Genesee Open House 2019

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Genesee Open House Genesee Fire Rescue held their annual open house on September 14th, 2019 as the community came out to meet with firefighters, tour the station and apparatus, and learn about fire safety and enjoy hot dogs and the award winning Chili.  Highlands Rescue Team, Flight for Life and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office also participated in the event. …

Golden Fire Safety & Preparedness Day 2019

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Safety & Preparedness Day Golden Fire Department held their 10th annual Safety & Preparedness Day on September 14th, 2019 at Station 21 in downtown Golden. Kids of all ages came out to learn about fire safety including grease fires, live fire demonstrations, burn safety, face paintings, car seat checks, tour the emergency equipment and meet first responders. AMR, Pleasant View Fire …

LaSalle Pancake Breakfast 2019

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LaSalle Pancake Breakfast The LaSalle Fire Protection District hosted a free pancake breakfast at Station 31 on September 14th, 2019. The local community in central Weld County came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy some freshly cooked pancakes, eggs, and sausage.  The department was established in 1942 and serves about 82 square miles including the …

Broomfield 9/11 Memorial Ceremony 2019

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Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony The annual Broomfield 9/11 Memorial Ceremony was held on September 11th, 2019 at the Broomfield Amphitheater, hosted by North Metro Fire Rescue District, Broomfield Police Department and the City and County of Broomfield. Keynote speaker was Michael Faughnan, whose brother, Chris Faughnan, died in the North Tower on September 11th, 2001. Broomfield Police Chief Gary Creager provided opening remarks and presented …

Colorado 9/11 Stair Climb Red Rocks 2019

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Colorado 9/11 Stair Climb 2019 The 11th annual Colorado 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb was held September 11th, 2019 at Red Rocks Amphitheater, with 2,500 that attended this year’s climb, making it the largest in the country, which raised $106,000. The stair climb is nine laps around the Red Rocks Amphitheater, equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center. …

Boulder Engine 2505 Dedication & Open House

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Engine 2505 Dedication Boulder Fire-Rescue Department dedicated their new engine and held an open house at Station 5 4375 19th St. on September 8th, 2019. Local residents came out in force to meet with firefighters, check out the new 2019 Spartan pumper, and learn a little about fire safety.  The Department held a traditional wet down and asked the community …

MDA Fill The Boot 2019

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MDA Fill The Boot 2019 Firefighters from across the state of Colorado joined over 100,000 of their colleagues from around the county to help fill the boot for MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association) over the 2019 Labor Day Weekend in partnership with the IAFF. Since 1954, this is the 65th annual Fill the Boot, and has been a strong firefighter tradition, giving families …