Greeley Station 5 Open House 2022

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Station 5 Open House The Greeley Fire Department kicked off Fire Prevention Week with an open house on October 15th 2022 at Station 5, 4701 W. 24th St. The  community came out to meet with firefighters, tour the station, tour the apparatus, and learn about fire safety. Med Evac, Greeley Police Department and UCHealth were also on hand at the …

Frederick-Firestone Fire Station 1 Open House 2022

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Station 1 Open House Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District hosted their annual open house at Station 1, 31 Walnut Drive in Frederick on October 15th, 2022. The public was invited to enjoy a free pancake breakfast, learn about fire safety in the home, and see firetrucks and ambulances up-close. There were also several hands-on activities for the youngsters including a safety …

Denver Station 37 Pancake Breakfast

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Station 37 Open House The Denver Fire Department Station 37 held their pancake breakfast and open house on October 15th, 2022. The community came out to a pancake breakfast, ride in the tower, meet with the firefighters, tour the station and more. For more information on upcoming events, check out the 5280Fire Calendar.

Annual Lift Ticket Program 2022

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Annual Lift Ticket Program The Rocky Mountain Rescue, Front Range Rescue Dogs, and Boulder County Emergency Services responders recertifying in their annual lift tickets with Flight For Life and Med Evac on October 9th, 2022 at the Foothills Trailhead. The lift ticket program allows the rescuers to ride in either helicopters to remote locations to help make quick access to …

Cascade Chili Supper 2022

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Cascade Annual Chili Supper The Cascade Volunteer Fire Department held their annual chili supper on October 8th, 2022. After two years of drive-up only due to COVID, the community was invited out to meet with firefighters and enjoy dinner inside their apparatus bays. The event featured Sparky the Fire Dog, a raffle, silent auction, petting zoo and plenty of safety …

West Metro Engine 12 Christening

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Engine 12 Christening The West Metro Fire Rescue christen their new Engine 12 on October 8th, 2022 at Station 12, 9990 W. Alamo Place in Littleton with a dedication ceremony. The new engine was put into service with a couple of the fire service traditions. First with a bucket brigade that carried a bucket of water from the old engine …

North Metro Fire Station 62 Open House 2022

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Station 62 Open House The North Metro Fire Rescue District held their open house on October 8th, 2022 at Station 62 in Northglenn. The community was invited out to Station 62 to meet with firefighters, tour the apparatus, and see fire safety demonstrations. The crew of Station 62 also cooked lunch for those who were attending. A demonstration of pouring …

South Metro Fire Prevention Tour 2022

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South Metro Fire Prevention Tour South Metro Fire Rescue conducted a fire prevention tour to promote cooking safety on October 8th, 2022. Firefighters and Community Risk Reduction Specialists visited several schools in the district to meet with residents, discuss fire safety and distribute a cookbook featuring a collection of recipes from South Metro Fire Rescue dispatchers. The tour served to …

Aurora Hero Fest 2022

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Aurora Hero Fest Canvas Credit Union held their fifth annual Hero Fest in the parking lot at the Town Center of Aurora on October 8th, 2022. The fun filled day, a tribute to first responders, featuring emergency vehicles, personnel, and equipment. This event provided with food trucks, vendors and other activities for kids. Aurora Fire Rescue, Aurora Police Department, Colorado …

South Metro Station 20 Open House 2022

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Station 20 Open House South Metro Fire Rescue hosted an open house at Station 20, 1801 East Wildcat Reserve Parkway, on October 8th, 2022. The local community was invited out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, learn valuable safety information, tour the station which opened in March of 2021. The event was cohosted by the South Metro Safety …

Palisade Propane Fire Training

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Colorado Propane Fire Training On October 8th, 2022, the Palisade Fire Department, East Orchard Mesa Fire Protection District, and troopers from Colorado State Patrol‘s Hazardous Materials Section spent the day going through a propane emergency class hosted at the Palisade Fire Department. The class was put on by Colorado Propane Fire Training. The morning was spent in the classroom going …

Arvada Station 9 Grand Opening Ceremony

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Station 9 Grand Opening The Arvada Fire Protection District dedicated their new Station 9 with a grand opening and promotion ceremony on October 8th, 2022. Station 9 is located at 9276 Wilkerson Court in Candelas. The new station will have a significant impact on emergency response times and public safety in the northwest part of the Arvada Fire service area. …

Heavy Rescue Academy 2022

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Heavy Rescue Academy On October 7th, 2022 the Heavy Rescue Academy was held over the last couple of weeks at the North Metro Fire Training Center. The training also consisted of some of the departments that are part of the North Area Technical Rescue Team (NATRT). Before graduating, the observation day was held with the firefighters demonstrating their ability to …

West Metro Sheridan Blvd Rollover Accident

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Sheridan Blvd Rollover On October 6th, 2022 at 11:59 West Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a rollover accident at southbound Sheridan Blvd. at W. 24th Ave. Engine 1 arrived to find a three-vehicle accident with one vehicle on it’s side and possible one party tapped. After a quick assessment no extrication was needed and Tower 2 was cancelled. Crews …

Douglas County Search & Rescue Training Exercise

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Douglas County SAR Training Exercise Douglas County Search and Rescue held a training exercise at the Dawson Butte Open Space Trail near Larkspur on October 2nd, 2022. SAR members and Douglas County Rangers began the exercise looking for a missing and possibly injured young girl. Teams fanned out to cover the area using standard search techniques. AirLife Denver was also …

Douglas County Wildland Training Exercise

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Wildland Training Exercise The Douglas County Office of Emergency Management and the Franktown Fire Protection District held a wildland training exercise in Franktown on October 1st, 2022. Franktown firefighters responded to a fire on the southeast corner of Colorado 83 and Colorado 86. The fire jumped Colorado 86 and moved quickly into the Burning Tree subdivision. Additional resources were summoned …

Arvada Safety Fair 2022

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Arvada Safety Day 2022 Arvada Fire Protection District held their Safety Day at the Training Center on October 1st, 2022. The community came out to enjoy activities and fun including tours of the fire equipment, meeting firefighters and first responders. The National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) held a live burn demonstration. Flight For Life landing. Friends of Arvada Fire, Arvada …

Black Hills Natural Gas Fire Training

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Natural Gas Fire Training Crews from around El Paso County as well as the Pueblo County Sheriff Emergency Services Bureau (ESB) Fire Team attended a training put on by Black Hills Energy on September 30th, 2022. The training was held at Hanover Fire Department Station 1. Firefighters from Falcon Fire Protection District and Palmer Lake Fire Department were also at the …

Firefighter Chili Cook-Off 2022

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Firefighter Chili Cook-Off Denver Firefighters Local 858 hosted the 33rd annual Denver Firefighter Chili Cook-Off in McGregor Square in Lower Downtown Denver on September 30th, 2022. Firefighters from all over the front range competed against each other for the best firefighter chili in Colorado. For more information on upcoming events, check out the 5280Fire Calendar.

Mass Casualty Training Incidents

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MCI Training During the week of September 24th, 2022 career firefighters from Boulder County and surrounding areas trained on Mass Casualty Incidents (MCIs). MCI skills were refreshed as well as new techniques taught. To end their session of training, these firefighters went through a scenario with the help of screaming and moulage victim actors. This scenario is one that the …