Air Medical Memorial 2017

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Air Medical Memorial 2017 The Annual Air Medical Memorial was held on July 29th, 2017 at the future site of the Air Medical Memorial, 10901 West Toller Dr. in Littleton. Honoring the lives of sixteen air medical crew members lost in the line of duty in 2016. The ceremony started with the flag raising, Helicopter fly-in, and the Remembrance Ceremony. Honoring: …

Calhan Pancake Breakfast

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Calhan Pancake Breakfast Calhan Fire Department held their annual pancake breakfast on July 16th, 2017. Firefighters got an early start to their day fixing pancakes, eggs, potatoes and sausage for the community prior to the day’s festivities at the El Paso County Fair. Memorial Star was also on hand exhibiting their helicopter.

Black Forest Station 1 Open House

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Black Forest Station 1 Open House Black Forest Fire Department held an open house at Station 1 on July 15th, 2017. Community members came out to enjoy lunch, meet with firefighters, tour the station, check out the apparatus and learn valuable safety information. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Team, the El Paso County Hazardous Materials Team and Flight …

Victor Pancake Breakfast

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Victor Pancake Breakfast The Victor Volunteer Fire Department kicked off the town’s annual Gold Rush Days with a pancake breakfast in the firehouse on July 15th, 2017. Despite the wet and overcast weather, many in the small mountain town came out to enjoy breakfast, socialize with the volunteers and check out their antique apparatus.

Security Pancake Breakfast 2017

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Security Pancake Breakfast The Security Fire Department held their annual pancake breakfast at Station 1 on July 4th 2017. Approximately 2000 people came out to eat breakfast, meet with firefighters, tour the apparatus and learn valuable safety information. Proceeds from the breakfast benefit the combination department’s volunteers. The Colorado Springs Utilities – Catamount Wildland Fire Team, El Paso County Search …

Byers Spaghetti Dinner 2017

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Byers Spaghetti Dinner Byers Fire Protection District held their inaugural spaghetti and meatball dinner at Station 71 in Byers on July 3rd, 2017. The small community in eastern Arapahoe County came out in force to enjoy dinner, meet with firefighters, tour the apparatus and help support the department.

Red Feather Lakes Independence Celebration

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Independence Celebration 2017 The Red Feather Lakes Volunteer Fire Department kicked off their July 4th Holiday Weekend on July 1st, 2017 as part of the RFL Community Association’s Independence Day Celebration. Festivities included a fishing derby, craft fair in the fire station, a parade through town and fireworks. The Crystal Lakes Volunteer Fire Department, Poudre Canyon Fire Protection District, Poudre …

Livermore Station 1 Open House

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Livermore Station 1 Open House Livermore Fire Protection District held an open house and fund raising drive at Station 1 in Livermore on July 1st, 2017. Community members were able to enjoy light refreshments, tour the station, check out the apparatus and donate to the department’s fill the boot campaign, which helps raise funds for the all-volunteer department.

Cripple Creek Donkey Derby Days

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Cripple Creek Donkey Derby Days 2017 Cripple Creek Fire Department participated in the city’s annual Donkey Derby Days on June 24th, 2017. Festivities in the mountain, mining town included a pancake breakfast at the firehouse hosted by the local Elks Club, a blood drive, donkey races, live entertainment and a parade down Bennett Avenue. Cripple Creek runs with a paid …

Making the 2018 Colorado Firefighter Calendar

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Making the 2018 Colorado Firefighter Calendar Despite the chilly weather and light rain, the 2018 Colorado Firefighter Calendar held a photo shoot at the West Metro Fire Training Facility on June 23rd, 2017. A half- dozen firefighters oiled up to pose for photographer Tony Clapp and his team using water, fire, smoke and foam to make some awesome images. Firefighters from …

Arvada Youth Fire Academy 2017

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Arvada Youth Fire Academy Arvada Fire Protection District hosted the annual Youth Fire Academy, three days from June 20th to 22nd, 2017 at the Arvada Fire Training Center. 32 youth were able to learn about being a firefighter, search & rescue, medical, go up in Tower 56, view Flight for Life and much more. More photos go to: Arvada Youth …

Foothills Pancake Breakfast 2017

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Foothills Annual Pancake Breakfast Foothills Fire Protection District held their annual pancake breakfast at the Lookout Mountain Fire Station at 67 S. Lookout Mountain Road on June 4th, 2017. Children of all ages came out to meet Smokey the Bear, view the fire engines on display, fire truck rides, pony rides, try on bunker gear, the silent auction, and more. …

Fairmount Station 32 Open House 2017

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Annual Station 32 Open House Fairmount Fire Protection District held their annual Open House at Station 32 at 18208 W. 58th Dr. on June 3rd, 2017. The community open house gave local residents the chance to meet with firefighters, view fire apparatus that were on display, fire station tours, view the home fire & sprinkler (side by side) burn demonstration, …

Mountain Communities Pancake Breakfast

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Pancake Breakfast 2017 The Mountain Communities Volunteer Fire Department held their Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast at Station 2 in West Creek on May 29th, 2017. The community came out in force to meet with firefighters, enjoy breakfast and check out their new 1989 Pierce Dash pumper, acquired from the Black Forest Fire Protection District.

Inter-Canyon Open Houses

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Inter-Canyon Open Houses 2017 Inter-Canyon Fire Protection District held open houses at Station 4 in Deer Creek Mesa and Station 5 in Hilldale Pines on May 21st, 2017. The open houses gave local residents the chance to meet with firefighters, learn more about the department and pick up a membership application. Open houses were previously held at Stations 1, 2 …