Front Range Fire Consortium Confined Space & Rope Rescue Training

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Confined Space & Rope Rescue A day of training with the Front Range Fire Consortium’s (frontrangefireconsortium.org) recruit academy class 2019-01. On May 16th 2019 Class 19-01 trained in confined space and rope rescue at the Boulder County Regional Fire Training Centers (bcrftc.org) Boulder facility. The Front Range Fire Consortium (FRFC) is made up of 10 member departments- Boulder Fire-Rescue Department, …

Hanover Community Breakfast 2019

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Hanover Community Breakfast Hanover Fire Department held their monthly community breakfast at their main station early mothers day morning on May 12th, 2019. Hanover offered a large menu to choose from. Anything from a breakfast burrito to a stack of pancakes. Everybody had a great time connecting with the Hanover firefighters that serve their community

2020 Colorado FF Calendar Tryouts

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2020 Colorado FF Calendar Tryouts The 2020 Colorado Firefighter Calendar Tryouts were held at the EXDO Event Center on May 11th, 2019.  Eighteen firefighters from across the Front Range strutted their stuff across the catwalk in hopes of winning one of the coveted spots in next year’s calendar. Firefighters from Adams County, Aurora, Clear Creek, Denver, Fountain, Hygiene, Lafayette, Pueblo, Security, …

Colorado Fallen Firefighters Remembrance Ceremony 2019

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Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memorial The Colorado Fallen Firefighters Foundation Remembrance Ceremony was held on May 11th, 2019. The ceremony was inside the Lakewood Cultural Center 470 S Allison Pkwy and the last part of the ceremony was held outside at the Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Belmar Park with the release of the doves honoring the 150 names on the wall. The …

Wescott Safety Fair 2019

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Safety Fair 2019 Donald Wescott Fire Protection District held their annual Safety Fair on May 11th, 2019 at Station 1 and neighboring Antelope Trails Elementary School in Gleneagle. The festivities included safety information, static displays, fire engine rides and lunch. A total of 11 agencies were represented at the fair with various others participated in the event including Black Forest …

Pueblo County CSEPP Exercise

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CSEPP Exercise On May 8th, 2019 multiple agencies from across Pueblo County participated in the annual Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Plan Exercise. The CSEPP drill took place in the midtown shopping center at 1000 W. 6th St. in Pueblo. The exercise is a full-scale exercise designed to demonstrate community readiness for responding to a chemical incident. The situation includes a …

Westminster Station 5 Open House 2019

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Station 5 Open House Westminster Fire Department held an open house at Station 5, 10100 Garland Street, on May 4th, 2019.  The community came out in force to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, and enjoy lunch.  The Department also set up and obstacle course for kids and gave rides around the block on their 1956 Seagrave.  The Westminster Police …

Clifton Ace BBQ Fest

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Clifton Grill Your Ace Off BBQ On May 4th, 2019 Clifton Fire Protection District participated in its annual Grill Your Ace Off BBQ Fest event at the local Ace Hardware shopping center. The Fire Academy Class of 2019 ran the event with the help of Clifton Chief Balke (Chief 21). The Academy members grilled up hot dogs for a couple …

Boulder Mountain Fire Sale & Demo

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Fire Sale & Demo Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District Auxiliary held their annual fire sale and demo at Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District Station 1, 1905 Linden Ave. on May 4th, 2019 and at Station 2, 50 Overlook Road on May 5th, 2019.  The local community came out to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus and learn about fire …

Thornton Engine 73 Dedication

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Engine 73 Dedication On May 4th, 2019 Thornton Fire Department dedicated the new Engine 73 with an open house and pancake breakfast. The new engine ceremony started with transferring water from the older Engine 73, which has protected life and property for many years, and a sign of respect as the rig will be moving to become a new unit. Part of …

Steve Kuzik Memorial

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Steve Kuzik Memorial Steven Michael Kuzik, 58 years old of Greeley, Co, passed away on April 25th, 2019. Steve was born July 27th, 1960 in Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain, to Michael Paul and Concepcion Igual (Parra) Kuzik. He married Lea Ann Casseday on July 3rd, 1982 in Greeley at St. Mary Catholic Church. Steve graduated from Greeley West High …

Denver Fire Promotion Ceremony 2019

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Promotion Ceremony Denver Fire Department held their promotion ceremony on May 2nd, 2019 at the Local 858 Union Hall in Lakeside. The ceremony began with the presentation of Colors by the Denver Fire Department Honor Guard, the presentation of the badges followed with the promotional badge pinning ceremony, to honor the members of the Denver Fire Department that were promoted …

Arvada Auto X 2019

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Arvada Auto X The Arvada Auto X was held from May 2nd 2019 to May 4th 2019 at the Arvada Fire Protection District Training Center. The 3-day event featured auto extrication training, attended by firefighters from all over the Colorado including 70 scrap vehicles. Arvada Fire and Next Level Extrication teamed up to put on Arvada Auto X, which featured …

Warren Tech Arson Investigation

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Annual Arson Investigation The Annual Arson Investigation burn, overseen by Heather Keaton, Principal of Warren Tech, was held on April 30th, 2019, that brought students from the Warren Tech Fire Science, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, Building Trades,  and the Emergency Dispatch to all combine on what they have learned over the course of the year about building construction, firefighting, 911 operations center, …

Larkspur Spaghetti Dinner 2019

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Larkspur Spaghetti Dinner The Larkspur Volunteer Fire Auxiliary held their Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser and Raffle at the Larkspur Fire Protection District Station 161 on April 27th, 2019.  The community came out in force for all they could eat spaghetti, bread, salad and dessert to support the Auxiliary’s annual event.  Additionally, recruits from Larkspur and Palmer Lake Fire Department worked …

Fairmount Station 32 Open House 2019

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Community Open House Fairmount Fire Protection District held their annual community open house at Station 32 on April 27th, 2019. The open house featured fire engine tours including the the engine, brush, water tender and the newer Truck 31, station tours, home fire & sprinkler burn demonstration, auto extrication, car seat & head injury prevention information, face painting, BBQ and …

Aurora Recruit Academy Graduation 2019-01

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Recruit Academy Graduation Aurora Fire Rescue Recruit Academy Class 2019-01 held their graduation on April 26th, 2019 at the Aurora Municipal Building. The ceremony began with the presentation of colors by the Aurora Fire Rescue Honor Guard and bagpipes by Wes Simonson. The invocation by Chaplain David Wurst followed with guest speakers Aurora Mayor Bob LeGare and City Manager Jim …

Ben Rodda Memorial

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Ben Rodda Memorial Benjamin E. Rodda was honored on April 22nd, 2019 at the Strasburg Community Church in Strasburg, followed by a motorcade and escort by the Federal Protection Agency from Bennett to Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver on Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue Quint 91. Ben passed away on April 8th, 2019, he was loving christian husband and married for …