MDA Fill The Boot 2016

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MDA Fill The Boot 2016 Firefighters from across the state joined thousands of their colleagues from around the county to help fill the boot for MDA over the Labor Day Weekend. Fill the Boot has been a strong firefighter tradition, giving families with muscular dystrophy hope for the future and support for today. 5280Fire caught up over the weekend with …

Colorado Springs Kids First Safety Day 2016

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Kids First Safety Day The Colorado Springs Fire Department and Wescott Fire Protection District participated in the annual Kids First Safety Day at the Chapel Hills Mall in Colorado Springs on August 6th, 2016.  Both departments displayed apparatus and provided fire safety information to area children and their families. The Colorado Springs Police Department, El Paso County Office of Emergency …

Platte Valley Pancake Breakfast 2016

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Pancake Breakfast Platte Valley Fire Protection District held their annual pancake breakfast, part of the Kersey Days on August 6th, 2016. The community came out to enjoy pancakes from the firefighters, tour the fire engines, car seat checks, and more. The Kersey Days Parade followed and fireworks in the evening. All Proceeds from the pancake breakfast goes towards next years …

Cimarron Hills Open House 2016

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Cimarron Hills Open House Cimarron Hills Fire Department held their annual open house on August 6th, 2016. Local residents got to meet with firefighters, tour the station, check out the apparatus and learn about fire safety. The Department conducted a vehicle extrication demonstration and showed local youngsters the proper way to use a fire extinguisher.  The Colorado State Patrol, El …

Denver Hell Night 2016

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Hell Night 2016 Denver Fire Department put their latest class of recruits through Hell Night at the Rocky Mountain Fire Academy on August 2nd, 2016. The class of 2016-02 consisted of 19 recruits, nearing the end of a long and arduous training academy put their new skills to the test by responding to a number of mock scenarios including a …

Florissant Pancake Breakfast 2016

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Florissant Pancake Breakfast The Florissant Fire Protection District held their annual pancake breakfast at Station 1 in Florissant on July 30th, 2016. Over 700 people came out to enjoy breakfast, meet with firefighters and check out the apparatus.  In addition to the pancakes, firefighters also served up scrambled eggs, sausage and biscuits & gravy. Reach Air Medical Services and Ute …

Centennial Safety Workshop

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Centennial Safety Workshop The City of Centennial held a homeowner’s safety workshop at the Centennial Civic Center on July 23rd, 2016.  Residents got the chance to learn about building code requirements, cooking safety, smoke and carbon monoxide detector maintenance, meet with local firefighters and tour their apparatus. Firefighters from South Metro Fire Rescue, Cunningham Fire Rescue and Littleton Fire Rescue …

Glen Haven Pancake Breakfast 2016

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Glen Haven Pancake Breakfast The Glen Haven Area Volunteer Fire Department held their annual pancake breakfast at fire house 1 on July 16th, 2016.  The community came out in force to support local firefighters. The event is a major source of revenue for the department. The community of Glen Haven is neither a municipality nor a taxing district. Donations and …

Bennett Station 91 Pancake Breakfast 2016

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Pancake Breakfast The Bennett Fire Protection District held a pancake breakfast and open house at Station 91 in Bennett on July 9th, 2016. Local residents were able to enjoy breakfast, meet with firefighters, check out some of the apparatus and tour the station. The department used this event as an opportunity to discuss their future needs.  Bennett would like to place …

Colorado River Station 64 Open House 2016

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Station 64 Open House Colorado River Fire Rescue held an open house at Station 64 in New Castle on June 11th, 2016. The local community came out in force to meet with firefighters, tour the apparatus, learn safety tips and enjoy lunch. Station 64 covers the east end of the district and houses an engine, truck, tender, brush unit and two ambulances. The station, …

East Metro Fire Academy Graduation 2016

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Fire Academy Graduation The 2016 East Metro Fire Academy Graduation was held at Bennett High School on June 5th, 2016.  After 26 weeks of intensive training, 21 new recruits from Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue, Byers Fire Protection District, Sable Altura Fire Rescue and Strasburg Fire Protection District were sworn in and received their badges. Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control Training …

Cunningham EMS Open House 2016

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Station 63 Open House Cunningham Fire Protection District held their annual EMS Open House at Station 63 on June 4th, 2016. The public came out to meet with firefighters, tour the apparatus and enjoy sandwiches from Firehouse Subs. This year’s festivities included a child passenger safety seat checkpoint, injury and illness prevention information, free face painting, and a live auto …

Foothills Pancake Breakfast 2016

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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 Rd. on June 4th, 2016. The community came out to meet up with the firefighters, tour the fire station, learn about fire safety and see the fire apparatus. The community came out in force to meet …