Fort Morgan Structure Fire

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Fort Morgan Structure Fire Around 14:30 on September 11th, 2018 Fort Morgan Volunteer Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire on Echo Rd. off County Rd. 16. Crews arrived on scene to a fully involved garage on fire extending into other structures including the house and sheds. Wiggins Rural Fire Protection District was requested for mutual-aid.

Loveland Haystack Fire

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Loveland Haystack Fire At approximately 22:45 on September 25th, 2018 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority was dispatched from the Loveland Emergency Communications Center (LECC) to a haystack fire in the 700 block of South Larimer County Rd. 9E. Upon arrival Battalion 1 took command and reported a stack of approximately 50 round bales on fire, and since the fire wasn’t in the …

Arvada Vehicle Fire

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Arvada Vehicle Fire At 10:22 on September 25th, 2018 JeffCom dispatched out Arvada Fire Protection District to a vehicle fire at the North Arvada Middle School 7285 Pierce St. Truck 54 enroute advised dispatch that heavy smoke was in air at W. 68th Ave & Pierce St. and requested to start an engine to the scene. Battalion 51 arrived to a fully …

Grand Junction 26½ Road Rollover

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Grand Junction Rollover At approximately 17:58 Grand Junction Fire Department Engine 3 and Ambulance 3 were dispatched to a vehicle rollover at 26 ½ Road and H Road on September 24th, 2018. Update indicated a two vehicle MVA, one of which had rolled. Information was limited to responding units and it was unknown if there were injuries or entrapment. Engine …

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 …

Denver Tower 23 Water Main Break

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Denver Water Main Break About 06:15 on September 23rd, 2018 Denver Fire Department dispatched Tower 23 for a water problem in the area of W. Arkansas Ave. & S. Zuni St. Tower 23 arrived to a water main break at W. Louisiana Ave. & S. Zuni St. Tower 23 was investigating and drove over the area of the water break, and with …

Loveland Smoke Investigation

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Loveland Smoke Investigation At approximately 23:20 on September 22nd, 2018 Loveland Emergency Communications Center (LECC) dispatched Loveland Fire Rescue Authority to an outside smoke investigation. While en route the call was upgraded to a 1st alarm because of the report of a smoke plume. Upon arrival Engine 3 found no signs of smoke, and Command subsequently reduced responding units to non-emergent. …

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 …

Castle Pines Truck Fire

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Castle Pines Truck Fire At 11:56 on September 20th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle fire on the shoulder of southbound I-25 just north of Castle Pines Parkway.  A full-size pick-up truck towing a fifth wheel trailer was engulfed with flames when crews arrived.  All occupants escaped without injuries and firefighters prevented the flames from extending to the trailer …

Loveland I-25 Rollover

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Loveland I-25 Rollover Just after midnight on September 20th, 2018 Loveland Fire Rescue Authority was dispatched to a single vehicle rollover at northbound I-25 mm 260 on a box van that rolled. Engine 6 arrived to a box truck on its side in lane number one center median. Crews upgraded the call to a haz-mat response with leaking oil and …

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 …

Highlands Ranch Hoist Rescue

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Highlands Ranch Hoist Rescue At 9:08 on September 18th, 2018 Littleton Fire Rescue Engine 17 and Medic 18 responded to a medical emergency on Woodgate Dr. in the Back Country Community in Highlands Ranch. Upon arrival the crews found an injured worker approximately 14 feet below grade in the foundation of a home under construction.  The foundation was surrounded with a narrow, …

Clifton MVA

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Clifton MVA At approximately 17:00 on September 17, 2018 Clifton Fire Protection District was dispatched to a MVA with injuries near the Taco Bell on I-70B. Units arrived with law enforcement to a 2 car accident with heavy front end damage. Patients involved were transported to local medical centers with unknown injuries. The cause of the crash is under investigation …

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.  

Grand Junction Rollover

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Grand Junction MVA At 15:08 on September 14th, 2018 Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a 3 vehicle MVA with a rollover at N. 1st St. & Patterson Rd. Engine 3 arrived on scene to 3 vehicles and one on its side. One patient was transported to a local hospital. Patterson Rd. was closed eastbound and 1st St. northbound was …