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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
The fire on Green Mountain that burned 96 acres on Nov. 28 is the most recent of five suspicious fires on the mountain in November, according to Bruce Kral, fire marshal at West Metro Fire Rescue. "In all cases we have eliminated natural … more
The City of Lakewood's William F. Hayden Park on Green Mountain remains closed on Nov. 29, the day after a fire burned 100 acres on the mountain. West Metro had firefighters on the mountain putting out hot spots on the 29th, with the hope of getting the fire 100 percent contained. more
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