Englewood Semi vs Bridge

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Hampton Ave Semi vs Bridge At 14:50 on June 3rd, 2008 Englewood Fire Department responded to a semi that hit the bridge on Broadway and part of the trailer went off onto Hampton Ave. (Hwy. 285). No other information is available at this time. Englewood Police Department & Connolly’s Towing

AirLife Memorial EMS Muster 2008

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AirLife Memorial EMS Muster The annual AirLife Memorial was held at Hudson Gardens in Littleton on May 19th, 2008. The event is hosted by the Friends of AirLife, which honor police, fire and EMS personnel including the AirLife crew that was killed in a helicopter crash on December 14th, 1997.

Mesa County Residential Structure Fire

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Residential Structure Fire On May 18th, 2008 at approximately 14:30 Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire on the city’s south side. Units arrived on scene and found heavy fire in the garage. Firefighters were on scene about two hours extinguishing the fire, checking for extension and conducting overhaul. No injuries were reported and the cause …

Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memorial 2008

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Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memorial The annual Colorado Fallen Firefighters was held on May 10th, 2008 at at Belmar Park in Lakewood. The following firefighters were added to the memorial this year were: Terry DeVore 04/15/2008 Olney Springs Volunteer Fire Department John Schwartz, Jr. 04/15/2008 Olney Springs Volunteer Fire Department Gert Marais 04/15/2008 Colorado State Forest Service  Shane Stewart 02/23/2008 Ault-Pierce …

Edgewater Mock Crash 2008

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Edgewater Mock Crash On April 24th, 2008 the Edgewater Fire Department performed extrication as part of a simulated crash at the Jefferson High School as part of prom week activities. Edgewater Firefighters performed the mock crash in front of the school, as students acted as accident victims to simulate a realistic crash scene. Edgewater Police Department, Flight for Life, Jeffco …

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 …

Englewood 2nd Alarm

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Englewood 2nd Alarm Around 15:00 on March 22nd, 2008 Englewood Fire Department & Sheridan Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire on 3943 S. Lipan St. in Englewood. No other information is available at this time.

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.