Colorado Firefighter Calendar Debut 2016

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Colorado Firefighter Calendar Debut The hottest event of the summer hit the EXDO Event Center on August 15th, 2015 as the Colorado Firefighter Calendar held their 2016 Debut Party. Seventeen Colorado firefighters heated up the runway as next year’s winners were revealed in front of a capacity crowd. Proceeds from calendar sales and related events benefit the Children’s Hospital Colorado …

Denver Recruit Class 2015-2

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Recruit Class 2015-2 Denver Fire Department newest firefighters are almost set to hit the streets. Recruit Class 2015-2, one of the biggest in DFD history, is four weeks into their five-week academy. The class, made up entirely of former Englewood Fire Department firefighters completed their last day of live fire training at the Rocky Mountain Fire Academy on June  24th, …

Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Muster 2015

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30th Annual Fire Muster The 30th Annual Schomp Automotive and Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Parade & Muster was held on June 20th, 2015, and hosted by Arapahoe Community College. The fire parade featured antique fire truck and newer fire apparatus that traveled through Historic Downtown Littleton. Firefighters from the 2016 Colorado Firefighter Calendar also were at the event signing and selling …

North Metro Station 61 Open House 2015

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Station 61 Open House North Metro Fire Rescue District along with Broomfield Police Department hosted their 11th annual flag retirement ceremony and open house on June 13th, 2015 at Station 61 in Broomfield. Firefighters, police officers, veterans with the memorial museum, local Boy Scouts from DEN 606 as well as other members of the community gathered to respectfully dispose of their …

East Metro Fire Academy Graduation 2015

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Fire Academy Graduation After months of grueling academy training and hours of intense studying, thirty recruits from five departments along the I-70 corridor became new firefighters on June 7th, 2015.  Recruits with Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue, Byers Fire Protection District, Deer Trail Rural Fire Protection District,  Sable Altura Fire Rescue and Strasburg Fire Protection District took their oath of office and received their …

Cunningham EMS Open House 2015

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Station 63 Open House The Cunningham Fire Protection District held an EMS open house at Station 63 on May 30th, 2015.  Local residents came out in force to learn more about the EMS services that the department provides. Festivities included a child passenger safety seat check, disaster preparedness information, a live auto extrication demonstration, face painting and tours of the …

Colorado Firefighter Calendar Tryouts 2016

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2016 Colorado FF Calendar Tryouts The 2016 Colorado Firefighter Calendar tryouts were held at the EXDO Event Center on May 9th, 2015. Approximately 25 firefighters from around the state took to the catwalk in hopes of obtaining a coveted spot in the popular beefcake style calendar. Selected firefighters will spend countless hours helping to raise money, educate the public and …

Adams County Ice Rescue Training

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Adams County Ice Rescue Training Adams County Fire Rescue took advantage of the warm weather on January 25th, 2015 to conduct ice rescue training at Jim Baker Park near Lowell Blvd. and W. 64th Ave.  The training scenario sent multiple crews to a report of a man stuck in the ice at the reservoir in the park.  Firefighters honed their skills and practiced their …

Denver Hell Night 2015

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Hell Night 2015 The Denver Fire Department held their first Hell Night of 2015 on January 14th with putting the new recruited firefighters to the test. Firefighters were slammed with almost 12 hours of exciting, creative, and dangerous scenarios. The scenarios this year included animal rescue, bus vs car with MCI, numerous car and dumpster fires, a shed fire, various …

Denver Turkey Fryer Demo

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Denver Turkey Fryer Demo In preparation for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, the Denver Fire Department held a turkey fryer demonstration at the Rocky Mountain Fire Academy on November 18th, 2014. The demonstration highlighted the safety hazards that may be present when deep frying turkeys. U.S. fire departments are responding to more than 1,000 fires each year in which a deep fryer is …

Elbert Fire Table Top Training

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Elbert Table Top Training Firefighters from Elbert Fire Protection District took advantage of the cold and snowy weather on November 15th, 2014 to hone their response to wildland fires. The department used part of their monthly training to conduct a tabletop exercise simulating the response to a fast moving wildland fire in the southern part of their district. Firefighters considered location, terrain, resources, …

Elbert Fire Annual Fundraiser 2014

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Elbert Fire Fundraiser Elbert Fire Protection District held their annual fall fundraiser on November 8th, 2014. The proceeds from the silent auction and sale benefited the Elbert Firefighters Fund. Community members were able to bid on a number of items including Denver Broncos sports memorabilia and collectible dolls. Other donated miscellaneous items and “Proud Supporter” of Elbert Fire Rescue T-shirts …

Brighton Truck or Treat 2014

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Brighton Truck or Treat Brighton Fire Rescue District Brighton Fire Rescue held their annual Truck or Treat at Station 51 in downtown Brighton on October 25th, 2014. Hundreds of ghosts, ghouls, goblins and other costumed characters attended the spooktacular for some early trick-or-treating. Attendees met with firefighters, picked their favorite carved pumpkin, checked out the haunted engine, toured the spooky …

North Metro Safety Fair 2014

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North Metro Safety Fair North Metro Fire Rescue District held their annual Fire Safety Fair at Walmart in Northglenn on October 4th, 2014, part of Fire Prevention Week. The community came out to meet with the firefighters, learn about how to evacuate a home when there is an emergency, how to contact 911 and first responders and the importance of …

Eagle River Station 7 Pancake Breakfast 2014

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Eagle River Pancake Breakfast The Eagle River Fire Protection District held a pancake breakfast at Station 7 in Avon on September 28th, 2014 to help raise funds for the Eagle County Emergency Responders Fund. The Fund was unofficially launched on September 11, 2014, as a civilian run organization committed to raising funds on behalf of all emergency responders in Eagle …

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2014

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IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial The 28th Annual International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial was held at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs on September 20th, 2014, with thousands of families, friends, loved ones, and firefighters from all across the country including Canada honoring the fallen that have given their lives in the line of duty, with 168 names …

Arvada Safety Fair 2014

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Arvada Safety Fair 2014 Arvada Fire Protection District hosted their Safety Fair at the Apex Recreation Center on September 20th, 2014. Attendees were able to meet with firefighters, check out an engine, look at an ambulance and learn a plethora of important safety tips. The Arvada Police Department, Jefferson County Sheriff and the Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services also participated in …