Central Orchard Mesa Live Fire Training 2008

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Central Orchard Mesa Live Fire Training On April 13th, 2008 the Central Orchard Mesa Volunteer Fire Department held a live fire training exercise at a donated outbuilding just east of Grand Junction. The department used the opportunity to train on fire behavior, hose management, structure protection and fire ground operations. Units on Scene: Engine 51, Engine 52, Rescue 51, Tender …

Orchard Mesa RV Fire

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Grand Junction Camper Fire On March 26th, 2008 at approximately 17:30 Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to a reported vehicle fire in Orchard Mesa. Unit arrive on scene and found that a pickup truck with a camper  was on fire. The fire had spread to a nearby car and other debris on the ground in the area. Firefighters were …

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 2008

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade The 2008 Denver Saint Patrick’s Day Parade was held in downtown Denver on March 15th, 2008 with thousands coming out to show their Irish pride. Aurora Fire Department, Aurora Police Department, Denver Fire Department, Denver Health Paramedics, Denver Police Department, Denver Sheriff, Edgewater Fire Department and others participated in the parade or assisted with the event.

Centennial Airport Hanger Collapse

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Centennial Building Collapse Around 13:00 on March 4th, 2008 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a building collapse. Crews arrived and found a hangar under construction at the Centennial Airport collapsed. A construction company was building the hangar for Tac Air, an aviation service. The structure is a small hangar with seven large steel girders. Five girders that made up the …

Littleton Engine 17 Accident

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Engine 17 Accident Around 11:35 on March 4th, 2008 Littleton Fire Rescue Engine 17 responding to accident emergent was hit by a vehicle in the intersection at University Blvd. and Cresthill Lane. One firefighter and one person from the vehicle was injured. Both patients were transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries. Additional information was provided by Littleton Fire …

Grand Junction KREX Structure Fire

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KREX Structure Fire On January 20th, 2008 Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to a reported commercial structure fire at KREX TV, the NBC affiliate in Mesa County. Firefighters arrived on scene and found heavy smoke and fire coming from the building. The building had been renovated several times, creating many dead air spaces. Safety concerns due to the potential …

South Metro 3rd Alarm Apartment Fire

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3rd Alarm Apartment Fire Around 17:00 on January 13th, 2008 South Metro Fire Rescue & Parker Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire at the Ballantyne Apartment complex, 10001 E. Dry Creek Rd. in Centennial. Crews arrived to a six-story multi-family apartment complex with heavy flames and smoke showing. The fire was caused by a portable propane heaters on …

Littleton Aberdeen Ave House Fire

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Littleton House Fire At 03:06 on January 1st, 2008 Littleton Fire Rescue was alerted to a structure fire at 4695 Aberdeen Ave. Engine 15 en route advised flames in the air. Engine 17 arrived on scene to a a fully involved 2-story single-family home and started fire attack with defensive strategy, and needing exposure protection on Charlie side. Crews reported …

Zachariah Templeton Memorial

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Trooper Zach Templeton Memorial Colorado State Patrol Trooper Zachariah Templeton was honored when hundreds of law, fire and other first responders from across the state and beyond came out to his funeral at the Lifebridge Christian Church in Longmont on October 19th, 2007. Templeton and another trooper had stopped in the median of I-76, near 96th Ave. in Commerce City …

Fairmount Safety Day 2007

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Fairmount Safety Day Fairmount Fire Protection District held a Safety Day at the Ward Road Park-n-Ride at W. 44th Ave. & Ward Rd in Wheat Ridge on September 8th, 2007. The community was invited to meet with firefighters, enjoy food and tour the apparatus. Pridemark Paramedics and Jefferson County Sheriff also participated in the event.

Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Muster 2007

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Littleton Fire Muster The Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Muster & Parade in Littleton was was held on June 16th, 2007 with a fire truck parade on Littleton Blvd. to the Arapahoe Community College for the fire annual muster. Littleton Fire Rescue put on an auto extrication demonstration.

Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Muster 2006

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Fire Muster & Parade The annual Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Muster & Parade was held on June 17th, 2006 with a fire apparatus parade on Littleton Blvd. in Littleton that ended at the Arapahoe Community College for the fire muster. Littleton Fire Rescue held an auto extrication demonstration.

Richard Montoya Memorial

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Richard Montoya Memorial The funeral for Richard Montoya of the Denver Fire Department was held on May 25th, 2006 at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver. Montoya served with the Denver Fire Department for 30 years and only 15 shifts from his retirement. Montoya was in a medically induced coma, on a ventilator, since May 14th, 2006 when …

Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Muster 2005

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Annual Fire Muster The annual Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Muster & Parade was held on June 18th, 2005 and hosted by Ralph Schomp Automotive with a fire truck parade that went down Littleton Blvd. in downtown Littleton and ended at the Arapahoe Community College for the fire muster. The community came out to see modern and antique fire …

A Patriots Day Memorial 2004

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A Patriots Day Memorial A Patriots Day Memorial was held at E.B. Rains Park in Northglenn on September 11th, 2004. Each flag on the field represents one of the 2,583 victims of the terrorist attack on September 11th, 2001. Proceeds from the flag/banner sponsorship will benefit a permanent 9/11 memorial in E.B. Rains Park. The Wal-Mart healing field holds over …