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 …

West Metro Wildland Training and Prescribed Burn

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Wildland Training & Prescribed Burn West Metro Fire Rescue conducted a wildland fire investigation training class and prescribed burn at Bear Creek Lake Park on September 28th, 2022. Firefighters set several small fires using various ignition sources so the class could investigate and try to determine cause and origin. The crews then conducted a prescribed burn southwest of Bear Creek …

Metro Dive Team Training

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Metro Dive Rescue Training The Metro Dive Rescue conducted joint rescue training at Bear Creek Lake Park in Lakewood on September 28th, 2022. In the morning, crews responded to a simulated boat accident on Big Soda Lake. Park Rangers rescued one person on the surface then dive teams searched for two other submerged subjects. After lunch, crews responded to the …

Rocky Mountain Rescue Open House 2022

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75th Anniversary Open House The Rocky Mountain Rescue Group celebrated their 75th anniversary with an open house at their station in Boulder on September 25th, 2022. The community was invited to meet with rescuers, tour the station, check out the apparatus and view several demonstrations. RMRG, founded in 1947, is one of the oldest and busiest rescue groups in the …

West Metro Family Fire Muster 2022

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Family Fire Muster 2022 On September 24th, 2022 West Metro Fire Rescue held its annual Family Fire Muster for the first time since the COVID-19 Pandemic. Citizens were invited to go to Station 10 and the Training Center for the Fire Muster. Demonstrations such as car fires, search and rescue canines, and structure fires were given during the Muster. The …

Colorado River Station 41 Open House 2022

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CRFR Community Open House On September 24th, 2022 the Colorado River Fire Rescue held their annual open house at Station 41, the first since the pandemic shutdown. The event started with a variety of activities to keep attendees engaged and entertained. Firefighters engaged in a tug of war with kids in attendance, with the tug-of-war starting with a straight rope …

South Metro Engine 23 Push-In Ceremony

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Engine 23 Push-In Ceremony South Metro Fire Rescue on and off-duty personnel gathered at Station 23 to “push-in” their brand-new fire engine on September 24th, 2022. Engine 23 is a 2022 Pierce Velocity with a 1500 gallon per minute pump and a 750-gallon water tank. It’s equipped with hundreds of feet of various diameter hoses, a compliment of hand tools, …

Alexis Hein-Nutz Memorial

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Alexis Hein-Nutz Procession On September 24th, 2022 a multi-agency law enforcement procession escorted the family of Weld County Deputy Sheriff Alexis Hein-Nutz to Foundations Church in Loveland for a private funeral service. The procession started at the Weld County Sheriffs Office in Greeley. Many people lined portions of the route to pay respects to Deputy Hein-Nutz and support her fellow …

Platteville Gilcrest Open House 2022

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Platteville Gilcrest Open House The Platteville-Gilcrest Fire Protection District held an open house at Station 1 in Gilcrest on September 24, 2022. The public was invited out to meet with firefighters, tour the station, check out the apparatus, enjoy lunch and learn about fire safety. The event included fire and EMS demonstrations, a smokehouse education trailer, hands only CPR, a …

Northern Colorado Simulated Aircraft Crash Drill

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Simulated Crash Drill On September 20th, 2022 a simulated aircraft drill was held at the Northern Colorado Regional Airport that tested the response capabilities of responders and airport staff. The simulated aircraft crash involved medical care and transport of multiple patients, fire attack and control, interior search and rescue and a unified incident command post. The drill is required by …

Sable Altura Grain Bin Safety Training

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Sable Altura Training Sable Altura Fire Rescue hosted grain bin rescue safety training at their station in Foxridge Farm on September 17th, 2022. Firefighters practiced entering bins, stabilizing the grain and removing victims is several different scenarios. The training was put on by Mid-Plains Community College from McCook, Nebraska. Buckley Space Force Fire & Emergency Services and Deer Trail Rural Fire …

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2022

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IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Thousands of families, friends, loved ones, and firefighters from all across the country including Canada honored the fallen that given their lives in the line of duty on September 17th, 2022 at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs. This year was the 36th annual International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial after a two-year …

Westminster Station 6 Open House 2022

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Station 6 Open House Westminster Fire Department held their annual open house at Station 6 on September 17th, 2022. The community came out and enjoyed lunch, meet up with the firefighters and learn about fire safety with fire engine and ambulance tours, kiddie-combat obstacle course, and fire truck rides. The Westminster Police Department, Westminster Emergency Management and St Anthony North …

Genesee Open House 2022

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Genesee Open House Genesee Fire Rescue held their annual open house on September 17th, 2022at their station. The community came our to meet up with firefighters, tour the fire apparatus, learn about fire safety and enjoy a BBQ lunch. Jeffco Sheriff Cheezo was on hand with internet and cell phone safety, Highland Rescue Team, Flight for Life, Jefferson County Open …

Brighton Medic 52 Roll-In-Ceremony

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Medic 52 Roll-In-Ceremony On September 17th, 2022, the Brighton Fire Rescue District held a roll-in ceremony for Medic 52 and a free pancake breakfast at the station. Medic 52 is Brighton’s first ambulance in the department’s history and provides more Paramedics, EMTs, and Firefighters to Brighton’s district. The medic is staffed by two personnel, one of which will be a …

Golden Fire Safety & Preparedness Day 2022

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Golden Safety Day Golden Fire Department held their annual Safety & Preparedness Day on September 17th, 2022 at Station 21 in downtown Golden. The community came out to learn about fire safety which included grease fires, live fire demonstrations, burn safety and to tour the emergency equipment and meet first responders. JeffCom, Colorado State Patrol, Stadium Medical, Jefferson County Open …

Regional Mayday Training

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Regional Mayday Training During the week of September 12th, 2022 mayday drills were conducted at the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority training grounds. This training brought together crews from Loveland Fire Rescue Authority, Berthoud Fire Protection District, and Front Range Fire Rescue across several days to allow all shifts to participate in the training. The hands-on scenarios were based on real …

Dillon Vakoff Memorial

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Dillon Vakoff Memorial Officer Dillon Vakoff of the Arvada Police Department was remembered on September 16th, 2022 with a large procession and memorial service at the Flatirons Community Church in Lafayette. Dillon was killed in the line of duty when responding to a domestic dispute on September 11th, 2022. He graduated from the Ralston Valley High School. Dillon served for …