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, …

Evans Station 2 Open House

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Evans Station 2 Open House Evans Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 2 on September 25th, 2017. The local community was invited to tour the newly renovated station, meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy light refreshments. The expansion was made possible with the assistance of a grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs …

Jackson 105 Station 142 Open House 2017

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Jackson 105 Open House The Jackson 105 Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 142 in Sedalia on September 23rd, 2017. Despite overcast skies and the threat of rain, numerous members of the Douglas County community came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy a free lunch. AirLife, Douglas Regional 911 Communications and Douglas …

Westminster Station 1 Pancake Breakfast 2017

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Station 1 Pancake Breakfast Westminster Fire Department held the annual Pancake Breakfast on September 23rd, 2017 at Station 1. The community came out to enjoy breakfast including donuts, tour the station, and meet with firefighters. All of the proceeds supported Westy CFIRE, a volunteer group that raises funds for the Westminster Fire Department programs such as Station Open Houses, Santa Program, …

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2017

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IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Thousands of Firefighters from across the country and Canada honored the fallen that given their lives in the line of duty at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs on September 16th, 2017 for the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial for the 31st year.  196 fallen fire fighters were added to the Wall of …

West Metro Family Fire Muster 2017

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West Metro Family Fire Muster West Metro Fire Rescue hosted the annual Family Fire Muster on September 23rd, 2017 at the Training Center in Lakewood. Fun for the whole family with live demonstrations. junior firefighter challenge, teddy bear clinic, fire truck tours, tour fire Station 10 and the training center, meet the firefighters, junior firefighter challenge, the teddy bear clinic, bike …

Tri-Lakes Monument Station 3 Open House

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Station 3 Open House The Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 3 in Woodmoor on September 16th, 2017. The department opened its doors for community members to come meet with firefighters, tour the station, check out the apparatus, and enjoy lunch prepared by the Pikes Peak Firefighters Association’s Rehab Unit. The Woodmoor station houses the …

Jim Schaefer Memorial

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Jim Schaefer Memorial The Arvada Fire Protection District held a Celebration of Life memorial service for Lieutenant James R. Schaefer, Jr. (676) at Faith Bible Chapel on Wright Street in Arvada on September 14th, 2017. Lt. Schaefer passed away on September 10, 2017, after a year-long battle with liver and pancreatic cancer. Jim served 20 years with the Arvada Fire Department, …

South Adams County Spaghetti Dinner 2017

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Spaghetti Dinner 2017 The South Adams County Fire Department held their 56th annual spaghetti dinner at Adams City High School on September 9th 2017. Hundreds of community members came out to eat spaghetti, meet with firefighters and learn valuable safety information. Proceeds benefit the South Adams Firefighters Association. Northglenn Ambulance, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, and North Colorado Med Evac …

Tri-Lakes Monument Station 1 Open House 2017

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Station 1 Open House The Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 1 in Monument on September 9th, 2017. Community members came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and enjoy a free lunch prepared by the Pikes Peak Firefighters Association’s Fire Rehab unit. El Paso / Teller County 911 also participated in the …

Brighton Station 52 Dedication & Open House

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Station 52 Dedication & Open House Brighton Fire Rescue District held an open house at the Stations 52 on September 9th, 2017. The department invited the community to join them for tours of the new facility and its official dedication. The ceremony included a hose uncoupling ceremony and brief remarks from Chief Mark Bodane, Brighton Mayor Dick Mclean and Dean Morris, …