• December 13, 2018

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    South Metro is Hiring
    South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    Florida Ave Car vs Building
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    South Metro is Hiring
    12/12/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    South Metro Fire Rescue is hiring entry level firefighters and paramedics.  For more information on the hiring please click on the link below.  http://www.southmetro.org/jobs.
    Florida Ave Car vs Building
    12/12/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 2:32 a.m. on Wednesday December 12th, Local members responded to a vehicle vs. building accident at 8828 E. Florida Avenue in Arapahoe County. A sedan crashed through the garden level wall of 2 apartment units injuring the driver and a resident inside, both were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
    Commons St. Commercial Structure Fire
    12/09/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    Just after 8 p.m. on Saturday December 8th, Local members were dispatched to a fire alarm activation at 10005 Commons Street in Lone Tree. Upon arrival members found water flowing from the fire sprinkler system and one unit in the strip mall full of smoke.
    C470 Heavy Equipment Fire
    12/07/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 2:39 a.m. on Friday December 7th, Local members responded to a heavy equipment fire on C-470 west of Lucent Blvd. First arriving Engine 16 found a concrete texture curing machine with flames visible and heavy smoke drifting over the westbound lanes. For safety, traffic was briefly shut down while members extinguished the fire.
    18-1 Academy Graduation
    12/01/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    On the evening of Friday November, 30th a graduation ceremony was held for Academy Class 18-1 at Rocky Vista University. Congratulations to our new Probationary Firefighters!  We look forward to working with you all! https://www.southmetro.
    Latigo Way Structure Fire
    11/30/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 7:30 p.m. on Thursday November 29, 2018, Local members responded to a house fire on Latigo Lane in Parker. Smoke was visible from the garage when crews arrived, and the homeowner confirmed that all family members were safe and accounted for. Members quickly extinguished a small fire in the garage and conducted searches inside the home for extension, none was found.
    Station 32 Reopening
    11/28/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    Ready to roll! The newly completed Firehouse 32 located at Orchard Road and Quebec Street was placed in service this morning. There was a brief flag ceremony, a performance by the South Metro Fire Pipes and Drums and a traditional "push in" of the apparatus.
    December Union Meeting & Voting
    11/28/18 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    This is a reminder that the December Union meeting will take place at the Union Offices (12 Lakeside Lane, Denver CO 80212) on Wednesday, December 5th at 7:00 pm. We will have Choir Practice for the morning meeting on December 6th at 8:30 am at Rome's (785 W Mississippi Ave, Denver, CO 80223).
    Chief Barron Retirement
    11/25/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    Congratulations to Battalion Chief Ron Barron who retired today after 35 years serving the south metro community. Family, friends and fellow Local members gathered at Firehouse 41 in Parker this morning to honor Chief Barron with a flag ceremony.  Enjoy your retirement! https://www.southmetro.
    South Gaylord Way Structure Fire
    11/24/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 10:45 a.m. on Saturday November 24, 2018, Local members responded to multiple 911 reports of a house on fire at South Gaylord Way and East Nichols Place in Centennial. First arriving Engine and Medic 15 found 2 homes on fire in the 7500 block of South Gaylord Way. The exterior flames were quickly controlled and firefighters searched the interior of both structures for fire extension inside.
    Coal Mine Ave Commercial Structure Fire
    11/24/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 6:29 a.m. on Friday, November 23, 2018, Local members responded to a building fire at 6390 W. Coal Mine Avenue in Jefferson County. Crews found heavy smoke pouring from the 2-story office building when they arrived and immediately began fire attack and search operations inside. The flames were quickly extinguished and all areas of the building checked clear for occupants.
    Station 5 Firefighters
    11/21/18 - IAFF Local #1945
    Local 1945 wanted to take a mintue to thank the members of Station 5 for coming together and helping improve the life of a community member outside of the emergency setting. Local 1945 is proud to have you as part of our membership. Although you dont want recognition, you deserve it.
    DPD Detective Jared Purdy
    11/21/18 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    On November 17, 2018 DPD Detective Jared Purdy and his young daughter Reagan were involved in a horrific automobile accident on I-70 near Limon, CO when a driver going the wrong way struck their vehicle. Sadly, 7 year old Reagan was killed on impact. Jared suffered broken ribs, bruised lung and a lacerated liver.
    Peoria St. MVA
    11/17/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    On the afternoon of Saturday, November 17th, Local members responded to a traffic accident at Peoria Street and Caley Avenue in Centennial. After 2 cars collided in the intersection one of them left the roadway and came to rest on a metal fence, teetering above a storm water pond.
    Datura St. Multi Family Structure Fire
    11/17/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 5:19 a.m. on Saturday, November 17th, Local members responded to an apartment fire at 5829 South Datura Street. Littleton Police Officers were first to arrive on scene at the 6-story senior housing building and immediately began assisting and rescuing residents.
    Cora St. Structure Fire
    11/17/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 7:42 p.m. on Friday, November 16th, Local members and several mutual aid partners battled a fully engulfed house fire on Cora Street in Kellytown, located near Highway 85 and Louvires Avenue. First arriving Engine 40 observed flames coming all the doors and windows and began fire suppression.
    Lone Tree MVA with Extrication
    11/15/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 1:44 p.m. on Thursday, November 15th, Members responded to numerous 911 reports of a traffic collision involving a rollover with entrapment at Lincoln Avenue and Park Meadows Drive in Lone Tree. The scene was spread out across the intersection and involved 4 vehicles, one of which was on its roof with a person trapped inside.
    Hess Road MVA with Extrication
    11/14/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday, November 14th, Local 2164 members responded to a traffic collision with a person trapped at Hess Road and Heirloom Parkway in Douglas County. First arriving Engine 36 found 2 SUV’s, one in a ditch and one on Hess Road with heavy damage. Members used specialized cutting and spreading tools to free the pinned occupant and remove them from the vehicle.
    I-25 MVA/Haz-Mat
    11/08/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 8:48 p.m. on Sunday November 4th, Local 2164 members responded to a semi accident on the northbound off-ramp from I-25 to Belleview Avenue in Greenwood Village. The semi struck a highway barrier resulting in a violent crash that ejected the motor and destroyed the truck. Miraculously the driver safely exited the cab uninjured and no other vehicles were involved.
    PTSD Series with Corey Rose
    11/05/18 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
    Corey Rose has been working with 9News on series about PTSD, and the air-times are below.  We encourage you all to watch the series and share with anyone else you know that may be interested. Thanks.
    Meeting Reminder and Campaign Literature
    11/05/18 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    This is a reminder that the November Union meeting will take place at The Colorado Professional Fire Center (12 Lakeside Lane, Denver CO 80212) Wednesday, November 7th at 7:00 pm and Thursday, November 8th at 8:30 am.
    Greenwood Village Car Recovery
    11/04/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 7:05 a.m. on Sunday, November 4th, Local 2164 members responded to a vehicle in the water at Tommy Davis Park in Greenwood Village. The Ford Ranger pick up truck was halfway submerged with no signs of anyone around. The SMFR Dive Team donned SCUBA gear, searched the area around the vehicle and no one was found.
    Coal Mine Ave. Structure Fire
    11/04/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 7:44 p.m. on Tuesday October 30, 2018, Local 2086 members were dispatched to a fire alarm activation at 8160 W. Coal Mine Avenue in Jefferson County. The large, newly constructed building is currently unoccupied and there were no visible signs of smoke or fire when Engine 13 arrived.
    Troy Circle Trash Fire
    11/04/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    Around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Local 2164 members responded to a garbage truck fire in front of 6228 S. Troy Circle in Centennial. Heavy smoke and flames were visible from the cargo area when crews arrived and full natural gas tanks on top of the vehicle were threatened. The street was immediately closed and the load of burning trash was dumped out to reduce damage to the truck.
    Latonka Rd Structure Fire
    10/29/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 2:38 p.m. on Saturday October 27th, afternoon, Local 2086 and 2164 members responded to a house fire in the 3800 block of West Latonka Road in Littleton. Members worked from the interior and exterior of the home to extinguish a smoldering fire in the wall. No injuries occurred and the cause of the fire is under investigation. https://www.southmetro.
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