North Metro Demo with Darley

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North Metro Demo with Darley On December 21st, 2022 representatives from W.S. Darley & Co. stopped by the North Metro Fire Rescue District Training Center to discuss some of the dangers associated with plug-in vehicles and other battery-operated devices like e-bikes and scooters that firefighters may come in contact with in their day-to-day duties. Members from North Metro Fire Rescue …

Sunshine Canyon House Fire & Sanitas Wildland Fire

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Sunshine House Fire / Sanitas Wildland Fire On December 19th, 2022 around 13:42 Sunshine Fire Protection District, Four Mile Fire Protection District,  Gold Hill Fire Protection District, Boulder Rural Fire Rescue Engine 2301 & 2321, and American Medical Response Boulder to a residential structure fire at the 2900 block of Sunshine Canyon Drive a few miles up Sunshine Canyon in …

Aurora Smokey Hill Gas Leak

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Aurora Gas Leak On December 19th, 2022 at approximately 09:00 Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported gas leak near E. Smokey Hill Rd. and E. Arapahoe Rd. A construction company ruptured a four-inch gas line while working in the area. Engine 14 set up hose lines as a precaution and called for the hazardous materials team. Nearby Cherokee …

Highlands Ranch Desert Willow Way Residential Fire

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South Metro Residential Fire At 04:28 on December 19th, 2022 South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a working residential structure in the 9400 block of Desert Willow Way in Highlands Ranch. 911 caller stating that the front of the house was on fire. Crews arrived on scene to heavy fire throughout the home. Residents evacuated and one cat was rescued. …

Lakewood West 11th Ave Attic Fire

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West Metro Attic Fire On December 18th, 2022 at 21:50 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a possible structure fire in the 6800 block of W. 11th Ave. in Lakewood. Crews arrived to light smoke showing. Jeffcom advised that 911 reporting smell smoke and a black area appeared on the ceiling. SAM 1 arrived to a large two-story single-family home …

Longmont Pike Road Multiple-Vehicle Accident

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Longmont Multiple-Vehicle Accident On December 18th, 2022 Longmont Emergency Communication Center dispatched Longmont Fire Department to Pike Rd at Corporate Center Circle for a multiple-vehicle accident involving one person pinned. Firefighters worked quickly to get the person extricated and transported to a local hospital. Additional information and photos by Chris Rodgers / Code 10 Photography Units on Scene: Engine 2105, …

South Metro ARFF Training 2022

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South Metro ARFF Training South Metro Fire Rescue Station 35 conducted aircraft rescue and fire fighting training at the Joint Services Facility in Parker on December 18th, 2022. The ARFF units that cover Centennial Airport responded to a mock plane crash and used specially equipped ARFF vehicles and hose lines to extinguish the fire. SMFR has two stations with ARFF …

Boulder 19th Street Mobile Home Fire

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Boulder Mobile Home Fire On December 18th, 2022 around 11:45 Boulder Fire-Rescue Department responded to a residential structure fire at the Boulder Meadows Mobile Home Park, 4500 19th St. in North Boulder. Boulder Police & Fire Communications (9100) advised that smoke and flames visible by 911 callers and Battalion 2570 en route requested to fil the box. Engine 2505 arrived …

Sugar City Structure Fire

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Sugar City Structure Fire On December 17th, 2022 at approx 21:07 Crowley County Fire Department & Ordway Volunteer Fire Department to responded to a structure fire. Firefighters worked the fire in 2 degrees weather. We assisted Rocky Ford Fire Department and Manzanola Fire Department on this mutual aid request. Additional information provided by La Junta Fire Department Agencies that responded: …

Denver Firefighters, Heroes and their Better Halves Toy Drive

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Denver Christmas Toy Drive On December 17th, 2022 Denver Fire Department Firefighters and the Better Halves with heroes delivered all the toys that they have collected to children’s hospital. Along with multiple truck loads of toys they were able to bring nearly $6700 in donations. Santa and Buddy the Elf repelled down the side of the building with the Grinch. …

Federal Heights Santa Sightings 2022

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Federal Heights Santa Sightings The Federal Heights Fire Department escorted a very distinguished visitor through their city on December 17th, 2022. Santa Claus took time out of his busy schedule to ride atop the department’s apparatus, greet residents and hand out candy to all the good little girls and boys. After hitting almost every street in town, jolly old Saint …

Lakewood West Colfax Ave Multi-Vehicle Fire

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West Metro Multi-Vehicle Fire On December 17th, 2022 at 07:23 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to multi-vehicles on fire at at the A & B Auto, 5700 block of W. Colfax Ave. in Lakewood. Engine 16 arrived to a fully involved RV on the outside of the lot with multiple vehicles threatened, and pulled a pre-connect for fire attack. Engine …

Castle Rock Robin Song Court House Fire

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Castle Rock House Fire At 15:48 on December 16th, 2022 Douglas Regional 911 Communications Center alerted Castle Rock Fire & Rescue Department Engine 154 and Quint 151 to a smoke investigation on Robin Song Ct. in Castle Rock. A neighbor heard smoke alarms sounding, smelled an odor of smoke and called 911. First arriving Engine 154 sized up a small, two-story …

Denver Fire Class 22-02 Graduation Ceremony

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Class 2022-02 Graduation Ceremony Denver Fire Department held their Class 22-02 Academy Graduation on December 16th, 2022 at the King Center Concert Hall at the Auraria Campus in Denver. The ceremony was started off by the Denver Firefighters Pipes, and the presentation of Colors by Denver Fire Department Honor Guard, and followed by the National Anthem. The invocation was by …

Jefferson County Outbuilding Fire

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West Metro Outbuilding Fire At 23:50 on December 15th, 2022 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to an outbuilding fire near Fox Hollow Golf Course in the 10900 block of W. Bear Creek Drive in Jefferson County. Jeffcom advised that a 20×40 outbuilding next to the house on fire. Rescue 10 arrived to s single-story residential structure with a fully involved …

Lyons Downtown Commercial Structure Fire

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Lyons Commercial Fire At about 11:01 on December 15th, 2022 Lyons Fire Protection District as well as multiple other Boulder County agencies responded to the corner of 4th Ave. and Main St. in Downtown Lyons for a commercial structure fire. Engine 4001 arrived to a single-story strip mall with flames and heavy smoke showing from the Charlie side basement and …

Arvada West 58th Ave Apartment Fire

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Arvada Fatal Apartment Fire At 00:18 on December 14th, 2022 Arvada Fire Protection District was dispatched to an apartment building fire at W. 58th Ave. and Urban St. Arvada Police officers arrived and started evacuations with reports of a possible party trapped. Battalion 52 arrived to a three-story apartment building with flames from the first floor spreading to the outside …

Longmont Tenacity Drive 2nd Alarm Fire

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2nd Alarm Commercial Fire On December 12th, 2022 around 19:06 Longmont Emergency Communication Center (LECC) dispatched Longmont Fire Department to a multi-story commercial and residential structure fire in the 2000 block of Lonosphere St. in the Prospect neighborhood. Crews arrived to smoke showing from ground level commercial business and due to the size of the building and with residential above …

West Metro Academy Class 22-02 Graduation

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Class 22-02 Graduation The 28 recruits of West Metro Academy Class 22-02 graduated on December 12th, 2022 after more than four months of training. With family and friends on hand, they took the oath of office and were sworn into their new positions by West Metro Fire Rescue Fire Chief Don Lombardi. In keeping with West Metro tradition, their new …

Adams County Toy Drive 2022

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Adams County Toy Drive Adams County Fire Rescue, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office and Boyer’s Coffee hosted a toy drive at a Walmart in Thornton, 9901 Grant St. on December 10th, 2022. Firefighters and deputies were on hand to collect new toys, donations and gift cards. Adults received a free cup of coffee and kids a free lollipop with their …