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Wildfires have become as much a part of Colorado summers as the blossoming of columbines along the Front Range, and 2017 is no different. “We’re on par for another busy year,” said Eric Hurst, public information officer for South Metro Fire … more
Young children are often afraid of loud startling fireworks, but there are alternative ways children can have fun with fireworks on paper. This quiet activity often helps families during hectic family gatherings when children need a calming … more
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform all Jeffco residents on Colorado law regarding fireworks usage in unincorporated areas of the county. It is illegal to sell, use or possess non-permissible fireworks in the entire … more
It may have been disconcerting for students passing by Warren Tech in the morning of May 9 to see smoke billowing from behind the school. But it was no cause for concern — instead, it was a chance for Warren Tech fire science, forensics and … more
Moving into a new place can be exciting, but for one new Wheat Ridge resident, things went a bit too far when a fire forced an entire apartment complex to evacuate on March 30. According to fire investigators, a new tenant, moving into the … more
The opportunity to simulate a fire rescue training — with a real fire — in an actual house on its home turf is a unique opportunity for the Golden Fire Department. “It’s just like the real thing,” said Capt. Jeanette Kehoe, the … more
One firefighter has sustained minor injuries while working to contain the South Table Mountain Fire on March 9. The grass fire began at about a quarter acre in size grew to about 75 acres in about … more
Lutheran Hospital is all about saving lives, but staff received some training about how to help save their own lives too, during a series of active shooter drills in three of the hospital’s buildings on March 2. “At Lutheran, keeping our … more
Imagine looking out your backyard window at night to see a sea of flames heading toward your home. For Diane Rhodus and other residents on Green Mountain, not only has this been a reality, but a constant fear. “Many of the houses in this … more
Recruits from Westminster and Tri-Lakes received an in-person exhibition of how fire moves in a variety of situations at the West Metro Fire training center on Feb. 23. In three 8-foot by 8-foot by 10-foot structures built to simulate a bedroom, … more
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