Arapahoe County Landfill Garbage Fire

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Arapahoe County Garbage Fire At 15:00 on December 25th 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to several reports of heavy smoke coming from the top of DADS landfill, located at 3500 S. Gun Club Rd. in Arapahoe County. Engine 23 saw the plume of smoke from their station and additional resources were dispatched. Access to the scene was challenging and …

Highlands Ranch Dog Ice Rescue

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Highlands Ranch Dog Rescue At 12:39 on December 25th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue  responded to a 911 call reporting a dog had fallen through the ice at Cheese Ranch Park in Highlands Ranch. When Firefighters from Station 17 arrived a short time later, the dog was already under water. A Firefighter wearing a dry suit immediately attempted a search …

2021 5280Fire Calendar

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2021 5280Fire Calendar We are happy to announce our 2021 5280Fire Calendar! The calendar features photographs of some of the fire departments that we have covered. The price is a minimum donation of $35 or more with free shipping and handling for anyone in the United States. For a limited time, every donation will receive a complementary 5280Fire “I Supported” …

Westminster Lowell Blvd Rollover

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Westminster Rollover At 13:09 on December 24th, 2020 Westminster Communications Center dispatched Westminster Fire Department  to a accident at W. 75th Ave. & Lowell Blvd. Westminster Police Department arrived on scene to a rolled over vehicle with occupants still inside and a second car off the road. Engine 1 and Medic 1 arrived on scene and firefighters were able to …

Denver South Newton Street Fire

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Denver Structure Fire At 04:08 on December 24th, 2020 Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on 27 S. Newton St. in Barnum. Engine 20 arrived first on scene confirming smoke in the area from a fully engulfed 15×20 detached garage upon arrival, laying the water supply from Ellsworth Ave. and Newton St. and Engine 23 with the …

Centennial Commercial Fire

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South Metro Commercial Fire At 13:21 on December 23rd, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported commercial structure fire at 9697 E. County Rd. in Centennial. Crews arrived on scene and found a small rubbish fire at the rear of the building that spread to the building’s façade. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and checked the interior …

Douglas County Barn Fire

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South Metro Barn Fire At 11:29 on December 23rd, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a working barn fire in the 6700 block of Chalet Circle in unincorporated Douglas County. Engine 43 arrived to a single-story barn with fire showing, stretched a horizontal standpipe for fire attack in the offensive strategy. Due to no water hydrants in the area, …

Westminster Mobile Home Fire

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Westminster Mobile Home Fire At 17:34 on December 22nd, 2020 Westminster Fire Department with auto-aid from Adams County Fire Rescue was dispatched to a mobile home fire in the 8600 block of Zuni St. Battalion 1 arrived first on scene to a fully involved mobile home and vehicle threatening a second trailer. Engine 2 arrived on scene, secured their own …

Aurora East 68th Ave 2nd Alarm

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Aurora Commercial Fire At 12:18 on December 21st, 2020 Aurora Fire Rescue responded to a working commercial structure fire at 26100 E. 68th Ave. off Jackson Gap Rd. Dispatch advised that multiple callers reporting fire from the roof and Battalion Chief 1 upgraded the incident to a 2nd alarm response. Engine 16 arrived to a large commercial warehouse structure under …

Aurora Parker Road MVA

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Aurora MVA On December 21st, 2020 at approximately 11:50 Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on S. Parker Road and E. Belleview Ave. Training 2 arrived on scene and reported a three-vehicle accident with three patients. The Hampden Helpers (6’s a pair) assisted with the injured, rendered the vehicles safe and blocked traffic until Aurora Police could …

Boulder Recycling Center Fire

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Recycling Center Fire At 0740 on December 21st, 2020 Boulder Fire-Rescue Department responded to commercial structure fire at 1901 63rd Street, the Boulder County Recycling Center. Boulder Police & Fire Communications advised that the reporting party reported that cardboard and paper were on fire, and the building’s sprinkler system was activated. Truck 2507 arrived to a large commercial building with …

Arvada Leyden Rock Garage Fire

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Arvada Garage Fire At 15:26 on December 19th, 2020 Arvada Fire Protection District and Fairmount Fire Protection District responded to a confirmed structure fire in the 19400 block of W. 85th Bluff in the Leyden Rock subdivision. Jeffcom advised that 911 caller stated that a garage was fully involved and everyone was out of the residence. PIO 54 arrived on …

Parker Wheatgrass Circle Structure Fire

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South Metro Structure Fire On December 18th, 2020 at approximately 20:45 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 8463 Wheatgrass Circle in Parker. MetCom advised responding units that they received several calls and a report of an explosion in the garage, possible from a propane tank. Units arrived on scene and found heavy smoke …

Aurora North Peoria Street Apartment Fire

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Aurora Apartment Fire On December 18th, 2020 at 18:26 Aurora Fire Rescue responded to a possible structure fire in the 1900 block of N. Peoria St. at Amber Ridge Apartments. Engine 3 arrived to a large five-story multi-family with nothing showing, and started the investigation. Engine 3 found heavy black smoke in a 5th floor apartment, and started fire attack with Engine …

Cody and Shelby Allen Memorial

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Cody and Shelby Allen Memorial Central City Fire Department Firefighter Cody and Shelby Allen memorial service was held on December 18th, 2020 at the Flatirons Community Church West in Genesee. A procession from the Aspen Mortuary in Arvada to the church was held before the funeral and after to the Gilpin County Fairgrounds. Both Cody and Shelby passed away from …

Littleton Broadway MVA

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South Metro MVA At 05:16 on December 17th, 2020 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle collision with reported entrapment at Broadway and Mineral Ave. in Littleton. Upon arrival, crews found two vehicles with significant damage and several people injured. No extrication was needed, and a total of 4 patients were transported to area hospitals, 3 with serious injuries and …