Red & Blue BBQ Cook-Off

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Red & Blue BBQ Cook-Off North Metro Fire Rescue District and Northglenn Police Department hosted the 2nd Annual Red and Blue BBQ Cook-Off on June 1st, 2019 at E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park in Northglenn, a 25-team BBQ competition and community event to raise money for fallen and injured first responders. Crowds braved a thunderstorm that passed briefly over the area. …

Windsor Severance Station 1 Open House 2019

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Station 1 Open House Windsor Severance Fire Rescue held their 17th annual community open house at Station 1 in Windsor on June 1st, 2019. The community came out to meet with the firefighters, see the fire apparatus, face paintings, live demonstrations, safety information, LifeLine medical helicopter, food and more. Loveland Fire Rescue Authority, UCHealth, Windsor Police Department & Weld County Sheriff …

Teller County Open House 2019

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Teller County Open House The Teller County Sheriff’s Office held their annual open house at their headquarters in Divide on June 1st 2019. The Sheriff invited the community to meet with first responders, check out their equipment and enjoy a free lunch hot off the grill. Divide Fire Protection District and the Victor Volunteer Fire Department also participated in the …

Front Range Fire Consortium Hell Night

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FRFC Hell Night On May 31st 2019 the Front Range Fire Consortium’s (frontrangefireconsortium.org) recruit academy Class 19-01 participated in their “Hell Night” at the Boulder County Regional Fire Training Centers (bcrftc.org) Boulder facility. Recruits were divided up into 8 companies that ran “calls” nearly non-stop from 7 a.m. until 2 a.m. the next morning. The days training was designed to represent …

Denver Fire Station 39 Dedication

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Station 39 Dedication Denver Fire Department opened the new Station 39 9150 E. 50th Ave. on May 31st, 2019 in Northfield with a Grand Opening Ceremony. Guest speakers included Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, Executive Director of Safety Troy Riggs, Denver Fire Chief Eric Tade, Councilman Chris Herndon, District 8 Representatives from Denver Public Schools & Representatives from Denver Urban Renewal Authority.  This …

Denver Grant Street Apartment Fire

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Denver Apartment Fire Just before midnight on May 30th, 2019 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a multi-family structure fire in the 1500 block of N. Grant St. in North Capital Hill. Crews arrived to 5-story apartment building and Engine 1 secured their own water supply at 15th St. & Colfax Ave. No other information is available or released. Units on …

Centennial Garage Fire

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South Metro Garage Fire At 17:43 on May 30th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed residential structure fire at 6054 S. Fairfax Court in Centennial.  The 911 caller reported smoke coming from the eaves and a roof vent after recent welding had been done in the home.  First arriving Engine 14 found a small 2-story single-family dwelling with light …

Highlands Ranch Kitchen Fire

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South Metro Kitchen Fire On May 29th, 2019 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a confirmed multi-family structure fire at 3855 Canyon Ranch Rd. in Highlands Ranch. The 911 caller reported a kitchen fire with flames several feet tall.  With nothing showing from the 2-story condo on arrival Engine 33 began investigation with a water can while Engine 17 positioned near a …

Longmont Station 3 Open House 2019

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Station 3 Open House Longmont Fire Department held their annual open house on May 25th, 2019 at Station 3 1000 Pace St. The community came out to learn about fire safety, hands on CPR from UCHealth, view the fire equipment, with Stop-The-Bleed information from Longmont United Hospital. Station 3 serves as the Longmont Fire Department wildland station. In addition to the …

Grand County EMS Open House

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EMS Open House Grand County EMS celebrated National EMS Week with an open house at Station 1 in Granby on May 25th, 2019.   The community came out in force to meet with their EMS professionals, tour the apparatus and enjoy a free lunch.  Established in January 1970, Grand County EMS is a state of the art ALS pre-hospital provider. The …

Denver Hell Night Class 19-01

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Class 19-01 Hell Night The Denver Fire Department held the annual Hell Night for the latest class of recruits “Class 2019-01” on May 21st, 2019 at the Denver Fire Training Center. The 27 new recruits trained by responding to back to back mock scenarios through the day and into the earlier morning the next day including structure fires, building fires, car fires, …

Aurora Officers Promotion Ceremony

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Officers Promotion Ceremony Aurora Fire Rescue Officers Promotion Ceremony Spring 2019 was held on May 17th, 2019 at the Aurora Municipal Building. The ceremony was for the recently promoted lieutenants and captains including Captain Brandon Sauder, Captain Chris Stufft, Captain Doug Whiting, Lieutenant Ryan Goosley, Lieutenant Jason Haley, Lieutenant Jacob Herblan, Lieutenant Donald Holsworth,, Lieutenant Robert Hulse, Lieutenant Patrick Taylor and Lieutenant …

Arvada Yarrow Street Structure Fire

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Arvada Structure Fire At approximately 21:24 on May 18th, 2019 Arvada Fire Protection District was dispatched by Jeffcom to an odor / heat investigation in the area of W. 82nd Ave. and Yarrow St. Engine 55 arrived first on scene and found smoke at a residence, and upgraded to a full structure fire response. Engine 55 pulled an 1 3/4 …

North Metro New Engines Ceremony

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Dedication & Open House On May 18th, 2019 North Metro Fire Rescue District hosted a new engines ceremony and open house at Station 61 in Broomfield. The public learned about this history and traditions of fire departments. Water was transferred from “old” Engine 67 to “new” Engine 67. “Old” Engine 67 was then released and put in reserve status. Engine …