Photos: Before demolition, firefighters train in former Coors office building

City allows firefighters to train in Coors building before demolition

Paul Albani-Burgio
palbaniburgio@coloradocommunitymedia.com
Posted 4/30/21

Next month, the old Coors building at 311 10th Street will be tore down (the city plans to use the property as part of the larger Heart of Golden project that will reimagine the city’s civic core. …

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Photos: Before demolition, firefighters train in former Coors office building

City allows firefighters to train in Coors building before demolition

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Next month, the old Coors building at 311 10th Street will be tore down (the city plans to use the property as part of the larger Heart of Golden project that will reimagine the city’s civic core.

But first, some firefighters got to have a little (deconstructive) fun. Last week, the city allowed firefighters from Golden and neighboring agencies to practice everything from forcible entry (breaking through locked doors) to wall breach (entering and exiting rooms and buildings through walls) in the building.

“It is critical training for emergency situations that — for obvious property damage reasons — we don’t get to do nearly as often as we’d like,” said Golden firefighter George Stern.

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