Tag Archives: Colorado

Aspen, CO Type III Wildland Pumper

A new wildland rig for the Aspen Fire Protection District     SVI Trucks – Aspen’s new Type 3 Wildland Pumper features a 12′ aluminum SVI-body mounted on an International 7500 SFA 4×4 chassis, which houses a Cummins L9 380EV ...

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In the Black in Colorado

A PIO activity update     South Metro Fire Rescue PIO – On this vlog Connor and Eric discuss a barn fire in Arapahoe County, a brush fire in Douglas County and firefighter bail out training.

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Firefighters Build Containment Lines at Colorado Wildfire

Wildfire is two miles south of Salida     SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — More than 800 firefighters continue to work on containment lines for a central Colorado wildfire that has charred nearly 10 square miles (25 square kilometers) of national ...

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Home Destroyed in Central Colorado Wildfire

Wildfire burns south of Salida     SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire has destroyed at least one home and charred more than 9 square miles (23 square kilometers) in central Colorado. More than 450 firefighters and several aircraft have ...

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Voluntary Evacuation in Colorado Wildfire

Wildfire has burned 150 acres     LIVERMORE, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire in the mountains northwest of Fort Collins has prompted a voluntary evacuation order for some homes. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Department said the fire burned about 150 ...

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Wildfire Outside of Denver Forces Evacuations

Wildfire has burned about 20 acres     DENVER (AP) — Firefighters have gained 50% containment on a wildfire that forced the evacuation of more than 300 homes in a rural area southwest of Denver. The fire located in the ...

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Colorado Conducts Nighttime Wildfire Aviation Training

State is first in country to implement helicopter night flying suppression program     DENVER – Colorado becomes the first state in the county to begin nighttime helicopter suppression operations with training this month. The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention ...

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Howe Ridge Fire Initial Response

The fire grew from 20 acres to an estimated 2,500 acres overnight     National Park Service, Intermountain Regional Office Lakewood, CO – Today, the National Park Service (NPS) released a video documenting the first 36 hours of the Howe ...

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