Longmont Station 4 Open House 2018

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Station 4 Open House Longmont Fire Department hosted an open house at Station 4 on September 29th, 2018, the community came out to meet with the firefighters, view the fire engine and medic, bike safety information and fire extinguisher demonstrations. Longmont Police Department Citizens Volunteer Patrol (CVP) was also on hand with safety information.

Tri-Lakes Monument Station 1 Open House 2018

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Station 1 Open House The Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District held their annual open house at Station 1 in Monument on September 29th, 2018. The community came out to tour the fire engines, meet with firefighters, enjoy a free lunch prepared by the Pikes Peak Firefighters Association’s Fire Rehab unit. UC Health and El Paso / Teller County 911 also …

Leadville/Lake County Fire Station Open House

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Fire Station Open House Leadville/Lake County Fire Rescue held their annual open house for Fire Prevention Week at the Fire Station 1 in Leadville on September 29th, 2018. The department invited the community to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, learn safety tips and enjoy pulled pork sandwiches for lunch.  The American Red Cross, Lake County Sheriff, Leadville Police Department and …

Arvada Safety Fair 2018

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Arvada Safety Fair 2018 Arvada Fire Protection District held their annual Safety Fair at the Training Center 6651 Indiana St. on September 29th, 2018 that brought out the community of all ages to enjoy lots of activities and fun including tours of the fire equipment, meeting firefighters and first responders, Flight for Life landing, Cheezo with internet and cell phone …

David Haight Memorial

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David Haight Memorial David Haight was honored on September 27th, 2018 at A Celebration of David’s Life at the Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church in Conifer. David passed away at age 44 on September 20th, 2018 after a 21 month battle with liver cancer, born in New Jersey on May 31st, 1974. David was with the Elk Creek Fire …

Matthew Scheel Memorial

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Matthew Scheel Memorial Matthew Scheel was honored on September 25th, 2018 at The Barn at Evergreen Memorial Park. Matthew passed away on September 19th, 2018 from a cerebral aneurysm in Conifer. Matt was born April 4, 1968 in Grand Junction, graduated in 1987 from Evergreen High School and earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design – School of Architecture and Planning degree …

Officer Yuri Thomas Funeral

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Officer Yuri Thomas Funeral A celebration service of Yuri’s life was held on September 24th, 2018 at REZ.Church 6502 E. Crossroads Blvd. in Loveland. Yuri O. Thomas, age 32 of Johnstown, Colorado went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, September 17th, 2018. Yuri was born on February 3, 1986 in St. Vincent. He came to …

West Metro Family Fire Muster 2018

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West Metro Family Fire Muster West Metro Fire Rescue hosted the 24th annual Family Fire Muster on September 22nd, 2018 at the Training Center and Station 10 in Lakewood. The community came out to enjoy food and live fire demonstrations. junior firefighter challenge, teddy bear clinic, fire truck and ambulance tours, fire Station 10 tours and the training center tours, meet …

Aurora MCI Training

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Aurora Mass Casualty Training Aurora Fire Rescue conducted mass casualty incident training at the former Mrachek Middle School (1955 S. Telluride St.) from September 17th through October 1st 2018. 5280Fire.com went along for the ride on September 20th.  After a little classroom refresher training firefighters and Falck Rocky Mountain responded to a truck that ran off the road into a …

Thornton Fossil Ridge Public Safety Center Dedication

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Public Safety Center Dedication The community was invited to a ribbon cutting dedication ceremony at the new Fossil Ridge Public Safety Center building on September 19th, 2018 at 13150 Quebec St, with tours of the building, food, cake and refreshments. This is a shared public safety building between the Thornton Fire Department Station 6 and the Thornton Police Department as a …

Genesee Open House 2018

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Genesee Open House Genesee Fire Rescue held their annual open house on September 15th, 2018.  The community took advantage of the great weather and came out in force to meet with firefighters, check out the apparatus, learn valuable safety information, and have lunch.  Foothills Fire Protection District, Highlands Rescue Team and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office also participated in the …

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2018

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IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Thousands of families, friends, loved ones, and firefighters from all across the country and Canada honored the fallen that given their lives in the line of duty at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs on September 15th, 2018 for the 32nd Annual International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial. 272 fallen fire fighters were …

Westminster Station 6 Open House 2018

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Station 6 Open House Westminster Fire Department held their Hero’s Day open house at Station 6 999 W. 124th Ave. on September 15th, 2018. The community came out and enjoyed BBQ lunch, meet with the firefighters and learn about fire safety, fire engine and ambulance tours, kiddie-combat obstacle course, and fire truck rides. Westminster Police Department provided a K-9 demonstration.  

Black Hawk 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb 2018

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9-11 Memorial Stair Climb 2018 The Black Hawk Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb was held on September 11th, 2018 at the Ameristar Casino Resort Spa. Hundreds came out to climb the stairs to honor those who were lost on September 11, 2001, whose photos and names line the stairwells. Members of the Black Hawk Fire Department, Gilpin Ambulance Authority with many other departments …

Broomfield 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

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Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony The annual Broomfield 9/11 Memorial Ceremony was held on September 11th, 2018 at the Broomfield Amphitheater, hosted by North Metro Fire Rescue District, Broomfield Police Department and the City and County of Broomfield. Guest speakers included the family of Colorado native Chris Faughnan, who worked on the 105th floor of the North Tower, right above were the planes impact was into …

Honor Flight 2018

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Northern Colorado Honor Flight Thousands gathered at the Loveland Embassy Suites & Conference Center on September 9th, 2018 for the Honor Flight Northern Colorado, with a procession to DIA. 120 veterans departed for a tour in Washington D.C. and Arlington. The procession traveled on I-25, with a motorcade of law enforcement and the Colorado Patriot Guard riders, with many hundreds …