Arvada Family Safety Day 2010

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Arvada Family Safety Day Arvada Fire Protection District hosted their annual Family Safety Day on June 26th, 2010. The crowds came out to see fire trucks, meet up with the first responders, auto extrication demo and learn about fire safety. Arvada Police Department, Colorado State Patrol, Pridemark Paramedics, Flight for Life and others were also at the event.

Denver Nome Street Hazmat Response

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Denver Hazmat Response On June 19th, 2010 the Denver Fire Department responded to a hazardous materials call in the 3700 block of Nome St. Dispatch advised that a chemical was leaking from a parked semi trailer. Firefighters and hazardous materials technicians were on scene over an hour checking on the substance and rendering it safe. No injuries were reported. Units …

Denver Juneteenth 2010

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Juneteenth 2010 The 2010 Juneteenth celebration was held in Five Points on June 19th, 2010. First responders from Denver and Aurora participated in the celebration which commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Juneteenth marks the anniversary of General Order Number 3 by Union Army General Gordon Granger on June 19th, 1865, proclaiming freedom for slaves in Texas. Aurora Fire …

Denver Rose Medical Power Outage

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Rose Medical Power Outage June 7th, 2010 Denver Fire Department responded to a power outage at Rose Medical Center, with the back-up generator failing to kick on when full power was lost, and forced the hospital to evacuate critical care patients and other patients to other area hospitals. The back-up generator started smoking and was shut down, and checked by firefighters. The hospital also …

Denver Eliot Street Fire

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Denver House Fire Denver Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 4600 block of Eliot St. on June 5th, 2010 around 14:30. Units on Scene: Engine 17, Truck 12, Engine 12, Engine 7, Engine 9, Hamer 1, Rescue 1 & Air/Light Denver Paramedics & Denver Police Department

West Metro South Owens Street Fire

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West Metro Apartment Fire Around 13:30 on June 15th, 2010 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire in the 1500 S. Owens St. in West Lochwood. Crews arrived to a two-story multi-family apartment complex with smoke showing from the second floor. No other information is available at this time. Units on Scene: District 3, District 1, SAM 1, …

Red Rocks Hiker Rescue

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West Metro Hiker Rescue At 10:30 on June 5th, 2010 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a hiker rescue at W. Alameda Parkway & Red Rocks Trail Rd. at the Red Rocks Park. Crews arrived on scene with a patient needing to be brought down from the trail with unknown injuries. Crews hiked up the Red Rocks Trail to about …

Denver Saint Joseph Hospital MCI Hazmat Drill

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Denver MCI Hazmat Drill On June 5th, 2010 Denver Fire Department hosted a mass casualty hazardous materials drill at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver. Firefighters from around the metro area responded to rescue patient, neutralize the hazard and decontaminate the scene. Units on Scene: Denver: Engine 8, Truck 8, Hamer 1 & Decon Adams Jefferson County Hazardous Response Authority: Hazmat …

Denver East Alameda Ave Apartment Fire

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Denver Apartment Fire On May 29th, 2010 at approximately 15:00 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at the Twin Lake Towers, 8680 E. Alameda Ave. Units arrived on scene and found a small fire in a second story unit. Firefighters were on scene about 45 minutes extinguishing the fire, checking for extension and ventilating the …

Blue Mountain Estates Wildland Fire

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Blue Mountain Wildland Fire Around 18:00 on May 28th, 2010 Coal Creek Canyon Fire Protection District responded to a wildland fire with mutual-aid from Arvada Fire Protection District & Fairmount Fire Protection District on the west side of the Blue Mountain Estates. No other information is available at this time. Arvada Police Department, Jefferson County Sheriff, Colorado State Forest Service & Jefferson …

Denver East Mexico Ave Apartment Fire

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High Rise Apartment Fire On May 28th, 2010 at approximately 08:30 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at the Montmartre Apartments, 4225 E. Mexico Ave. Units arrived on scene and observed smoke and flames coming from an upper floor apartment. Firefighters were on scene about ninety minutes extinguishing the fire, checking for extension and ventilating …

Wheat Ridge West 38th Ave Restaurant Fire

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Wheat Ridge Restaurant Fire Just before 02:00 on May 27th, 2010 Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District was alerted to a confirmed commercial structure fire at the Minillas Restaurant, 7000 W. 38th Ave. Crews arrived to heavy flames from the roof and started fire attack. No other information is available at this time.  Units on Scene: Wheat Ridge: Battalion 71, Chief …

Denver Recycle Yard Fire

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Denver Recycle Yard Fire On May 24th, 2010 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a large recycle plant fire at E. 48th Ave. & Vasquez Blvd. at the Recycle America. Plumes of thick, black smoke was seen all over the Denver metro area. Crews worked several hours before the fire was the fire extinguished. Denver Police Department & Denver Paramedics

AirLife Memorial EMS Muster 2010

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AirLife Memorial EMS Muster The Annual AirLife Memorial 5K/20K Run/Walk was held at Hudson Gardens in Littleton on May 23rd, 2010. The event, hosted by the Friends of AirLife, honored police, fire and EMS personnel including an AirLife crew killed in a helicopter crash on December 14th, 1997. AirLife Denver, Buckley AFB Fire & Emergency Services, Castle Rock Fire Rescue, …

Jefferson County Craig Lane House Fire

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Jefferson County House Fire On May 7th, 2010 around 18:00 Foothills Fire Protection District, Genesee Fire Protection District & Evergreen Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire in the 27100 block of Craig Lane off Cold Springs Gulch Rd. in the Chief Hosa area. Crews arrived on scene to a smoke showing from a 2-story home, and started fire attack. …

Denver ARFF Training 2010

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Denver ARFF Training Denver Fire Department firefighters stationed at Denver International Airport engaged in crash rescue training at the DFD ARFF Training Center on May 7th, 2010. Firefighters practiced their response to simulated plane crashes using an airplane simulator capable of engaging in live fire training exercises.