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You filled the boot! Thank you to everyone who contributed to the 2019 Fill the …

You filled the boot! Thank you to everyone who contributed to the 2019 Fill the Boot Campaign. 👏 Funds will help support local research and families affected by muscular dystrophy. The totals are in and thanks to you, we beat the 2019 goal. Total Raised: $33,325.78 🤗 2019 Goal: $25,000 Percent by which the goal was crushed: 35% 🤩 Percent we appreciate you: Cannot compute ☺️
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Vehicle Fire on Remington St. – 09/12

Yesterday at 4:43 p.m. Engine 1 was dispatched to a vehicle fire on the 500 block of Remington Street. The crew arrived on scene in less than three minutes and found a pickup parked on the side of the street fully involved in a fire. The crew extinguished the fire and cleared the scene at about 5:40 p.m. There were no injuries or threats to other structures or vehicles. A
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“Eighteen years ago the United States was attacked in a way that has forever cha…

“Eighteen years ago the United States was attacked in a way that has forever changed our country, our culture and our awareness of the world around us. On that day, 343 fellow responders gave their last full measure of devotion in service to their community, this nation, the world.” – Fire Chief Tom DeMint. In 2015, PFA was honored to receive a piece of the north tower. Seven “guardians of
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Welcome home Colorado Task Force 1! The seven PFA firefighters that were deploye…

Welcome home Colorado Task Force 1! The seven PFA firefighters that were deployed to Hurricane Dorian on Friday, Aug. 30 returned home last night. They were part of a 16 person Mission Ready Package that drove to Florida. They then followed the storm to Georgia and North Carolina, ready to respond where needed. They trained daily on pre-planning, equipment readiness and techniques – all skills they brought home to the
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When crews arrived, Skyline Fire involved about 5 acres at the northeast edge of…

When crews arrived, Skyline Fire involved about 5 acres at the northeast edge of Horsetooth Reservoir across County Rd. 23. Firefighters attacked the fire as the command center requested additional resources. Battalion Chief Maccarini created a strategy to cut off the fire as it tried to move farther north and east. Additional resources included a helicopter, which dropped buckets of water and a small plane which dropped fire retardant along
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Engine 6 and Brush 6 were first to the scene of a grass fire at Riverbend Ponds …

Engine 6 and Brush 6 were first to the scene of a grass fire at Riverbend Ponds Natural Area off Timberline and Prospect this afternoon. "We've seen a dramatic change in the area," said a ranger on scene referring to the dryness of the area. Some of the fire had burned itself out when crews arrived, but it was still working its way through the brush. Fire can travel at
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Yesterday afternoon, PFA and the Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department responded…

Yesterday afternoon, PFA and the Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department responded to a shed fire off Whale Rock Rd. up Rist Canyon. The Station 7 crew was the first to arrive at the scene. The flames had spread to the grass and had crept up the hillside about 50 feet. The firefighters quickly extinguished the flames. Afterward, the crews took extra precautions by using additional water and clearing some surrounding
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Hurricanes may be the last weather condition you think about here in northern Co…

Hurricanes may be the last weather condition you think about here in northern Colorado, but for first responders, a weather incident thousands of miles away is often right on their doorstep. As Hurricane Dorian approaches the Florida coast, seven PFA firefighters are also heading to Florida. The firefighters are part of Colorado Task Force 1 and a unique response resource known as a Mission Ready Package. This is a small