Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Muster 2011

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26th Annual Fire Muster On June 18th, 2011 the 26th Annual Ralph Schomp Automotive and Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Parade & Muster was held. The parade featured over 50 antique and modern fire apparatus that went on Littleton Blvd. from Littleton High School to Arapahoe Community College, which featured the fire muster that included the Colorado State Patrol Alive at 25 …

Windsor Severance Station 1 Open House 2011

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Station 1 Open House Windsor Severance Fire Rescue held their annual community open house at Station 1 in Windsor on June 11th, 2011. The community came out to meet with the first responders and tour the emergency apparatus, live demonstrations, safety information, and more. Fort Collins Police Department, Johnstown Fire Protection District, Colorado State Patrol, Platteville-Gilcrest Fire Protection District, Larimer …

Jeff Edwards Memorial

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Jeff Edwards Memorial Jeff Edwards was honored on June 1st, 2011 with a memorial service at New Life Church in Colorado Springs. Fire Departments through out the region honored Jeff with a large procession to the church. Jeff passed away on May 25th, 2011 surrounded by family and friends after a 2 year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born …

Douglas Wilder Funeral

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Douglas Wilder Funeral Douglas Wilder, retired Assistant Chief passed away on October 17th, 2010. Doug served in the Marine Corps and then spent 36 years with the Denver Fire Department. The funeral was held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Denver on October 23rd, 2010, and the procession was followed to the Mount Olivet Cemetery in Wheat Ridge.  

IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2010

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Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial The 24th annual IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial was held at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs on September 11th, 2010, on the same day of the 9/11 Anniversary. Thousands of families, loved ones, friends and firefighters from all across the country including Canada honored the fallen that have given their lives in the line of duty. This …

West Metro Station 4 Open House

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Station 4 Dedication West Metro Fire Rescue held an open house and dedicated ceremony of the new Station 4 on July 14th, 2010. Fire Station 4 is located at 13155 W. Alameda Parkway, just north of Green Mountain High School, and the response area is bordered by W. 6th Ave. to the north, Kipling Ave. to the east, Jewell Ave. …

West Metro Station 10 Dedication

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Station 10 Dedication West Metro Fire Rescue held an open house and dedicated ceremony of their new Station 10 on October 10th, 2009. Fire Station 10 is located at 3535 S. Kipling St. and the response area is Bear Creek, The Homestead, Jefferson Green and includes C-470 & Highway 285. Station 10 is also part of the West Metro Technical …

May Farms Firefighters Muster 2009

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Firefighters Muster 2009 The May Farms 3rd annual firefighters muster “Battle of the Brave” was held on July 11th, 2009 at the May Farms in Byers. Firefighters from Byers Fire Protection District, Bennett Fire Protection District, Rattlesnake Fire Protection District, Sable-Altura Fire Rescue and Strasburg Fire Protection District completed with four events including the donning of protective gear, suppression exercise, …

Chief Payne Memorial

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Chief Payne Memorial James “Jim” Payne funeral service was held at the Faith Bible Chapel in Arvada on August 28th, 2008. Jim passed away on August 26th, 2008 after a fall from a ladder at his home when he was trimming a tree, he was in critical condition and in a medically induced coma. Jim devoted his life to his …

May Farms Firefighters Muster 2008

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Firefighters Muster 2008 The May Farms 2nd annual firefighters muster was held on July 12th, 2008 at May Farms in Byers. Firefighters from Byers Fire Protection District, Bennett Fire Protection District, Rattlesnake Fire Protection District and Sable-Altura Fire Rescue completed in events including the the battle of the barrel.