South Adams County Ice Rescue Training

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Ice Rescue Training South Adams County Fire Department conducted Ice Rescue Refresher Training at the Valente Lake on E. 104th Ave. on January 15th, 2019. Rescue 24 and South Adams Paramedics were on site for all evolutions for equipment and personnel safety. Crews rotated through from 08:00 to approximately 15:00 hours. Crews conducted a variety of evolutions allowing firefighters to take …

Loveland Ice Rescue Training

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Ice Rescue Training On January 14th, 2019 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority C shift conducted their annual ice rescue training at a small pond in Loveland. Each duty crew rotated through the training site during the day. Firefighters demonstrated their ability to self-rescue, reach for a victim with a tool, throw an ice rescue board to a victim, and go in …

Agate Santa Visit

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Agate Santa Visit Agate Fire Protection District hosted a visit with Santa at Station 291 on December 16th, 2018. Twas the week before Christmas at Station 291, A dozen young children waiting for Santa to come. There were smiles on their faces flushed with red hue As Santa rolled up in a shiny Rescue. The siren was blaring and the …

Olde Golden Christmas Parade

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Golden Christmas Parade Golden Fire Department participated in the Olde Golden Christmas Parade in downtown Golden on December 15th, 2018. Kids of all ages enjoyed the parade with Sparky, Buffalo Bill and Santa Claus and much more. The parade featured Golden’s new Fire Chief Alicia Welch with leadership members on the float at the beginning of the parade with key …

Wreaths Across America

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Wreaths Across America On December 15th, 2018 Arvada Fire Protection District Honor Guard posted Colors at Wreaths Across America ceremony at the Arvada Cemetery. Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the mission is to remember, honor and teach by coordinating wreath laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,400 additional locations in all 50 states, …

Elk Run Pile Burns

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Elk Run Pile Burns Crews from Colorado River Fire Rescue on December 1st, 2018 spent the day in winter conditions lighting off 6 fuel piles as part of an on-going fuel mitigation project between homeowners and the fire district. The piles were located in the Elk Run area above New Castle and lasted throughout the day. 7 personnel participated between …

Denver Hell Night Class 18-02

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Hell Night “Class 18-02” Denver Fire Department held their annual “Hell Night’ training at the Denver Fire Training Center on November 27th, 2018. The Class 2018-02 with 26 new recruits that were put to the test in the final training before the graduation, the recruits went through several back to back mock scenarios including car fires, car accidents, trapped victims, extractions and …

Palmer Lake Chili Supper 2018

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Annual Chili Supper Palmer Lake Fire Department held their annual chili supper and lighting of the Palmer Lake Star on November 24th, 2018 at the fire station. The community came out to meet with firefighters and emergency responders, take photos with Santa, hay wagon rides and more. Palmer Lake Police Department also participated in the events.

Loveland Dive Training

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Loveland Dive Training On November 20th, 2018 members of the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority Dive Team took to the water at Boyd Lake State Park in Loveland for dive training. Members dive several times a year to maintain certifications and to hone skills. To ensure the health and safety of the team, pre and post-dive medical evaluations are performed on …

Arvada Emergency Response Drill

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Emergency Response Drill Arvada Fire Protection District Stations 2 and 6 assisted Rocky Mountain Bottling Company with an Emergency Response Drill. The drill was completed in case of a glass leak or fire at the plant. Strategies and Tactics were reviewed by members of AFPD, Wheat Ridge Police Department, and the RMBC Emergency Response Team.

Colorado Springs Mock Crash

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Doherty High School Mock Crash On November 15th, 2018 Doherty High School invited the Colorado Springs Fire Department to present a mock crash scene to it’s student body. Students from the school participated in the event about the dangers of texting and driving and was part of the Drive Smart program (Do the Right Thing). CSFD educated high school students during …

Greeley Live Fire Training

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Live Fire Training On November 15, 2018 crews from Greeley Fire Department Ladder 1, Engine 3, and Engine 4 conducted live fire training evolutions at the Greeley Fire Department Training Grounds. Skills practiced included: size up, hose line advancement, water supply, search and rescue, ground ladders, fire attack, ventilation, and command and control. Units on Scene: Ladder 1, Engine 3 …

South Adams / Adams County Joint Haz-Mat Training

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Haz-Mat Training South Adams County Fire Department & Adams County Fire Rescue conducted a joint training on Haz-Mat Technician Operations on October 29th, 2018 at South Adams County Station 25. These operations consisted of drilling and offloading a tanker truck as well as grounding and bonding.  Crews Involved: Battalion Chief 21, Engine 27, Engine 13, Training 11, Haz-Mat 3 & …