On Friday, September 9th, a Grand Junction Fire Department Wildland Team deployed with Brush 6 to California for the Mosquito Fire. The four-person crew could be gone for up to two weeks. On deployments, the crew can help create defensible space...
High winds over the last few days are contributing to high fire danger. But some areas such as Mesa County are not under restrictions or red flag warnings despite high winds and dry conditions. Other than a no burn advisory.
The city of Grand Junction broke ground on the $6 million Fire Station 8, a.k.a. the “two pony station,” located at 31 Road and D 1/2 Road, Thursday.
As Colorado moves into warmer temperatures, Two Rivers Wildfire Coalition is launching a new ‘Wildfire Learning Network’ program open to the community.The purpose is to proactively educate the community about preventing wildfires.
The Grand Junction Fire Department’s newest station is nearing completion and the department is asking for the community’s help as they get closer to opening the doors.
Monday morning around 9 a.m. the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to a brush fire just south of the Gunnison River in the Redlands area. This happened near Rosevale Road and Gunnison Dam Road south of Grand Junction.
Grand Junction Fire Department answered a 9AM call near the Redlands for an agricultural burn. The sight blew nearby residents away. The fire didn’t affect nearby homes but it took multiple crews to contain it.
The Grand Junction Fire Department has launched a new online video aimed at helping learn how to perform CPR.
It started with an old black and white photograph from the Grand Junction Fire Department archives.Next came about a half a ton of sheet metal.Then it was time for Jeff Bates to go to work.
The Grand Junction Fire Station 6 installed a new piece of artwork. The artwork is based on an 1890 photograph showing a horse and mule pulling a ladder wagon. The photo was blown up and traced onto steel and was then cut by hand with a plasma cutter.
In support of the State of Colorado’s ongoing efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and to assist in the mitigation of virus spread, the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) have made KN95 and surgical grade masks free...
Early Thursday morning, the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of an individual stuck inside a house that was on fire.
According to the fire department, crews received the call at 3:56 a.m. and responded to the 600 block of Hwy 50.
Early Wednesday morning, the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of an SUV that caught on fire.
Around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, the fire department received calls reporting a vehicle was on fire close to a home in Orchard Mesa.
Firefighters battle an increased chance of nine different types of cancer while doing their job, including testicular cancer and multiple myeloma.
Every first Thursday of the month, the Mesa County Library hosts Neighbor’s Night at the Central Library.
A late-season wildfire pushed by hurricane-force winds tore through two densely populated Denver suburbs and seemed destined to leave a trail of deaths. Yet, only two people are unaccounted for out of some 35,000 forced from their homes.
The American Red Cross is helping those displaced in a house fire in Grand Junction. The Grand Junction Fire Department responded to the fire on the 2900 block of B 1/2 Rd. at 9:35 on Friday night.
Two vehicles were traveling on 24 1/2 Rd. The first vehicle was traveling north and the second vehicle was traveling south.
Both vehicles approached the intersection of 24 1/2 Rd. and Patterson Road.
A Summit County family is lucky to be alive, fire officials say, after they flipped on a faulty furnace that poured toxic fumes into their home.
On Thursday, Mayor Chuck McDaniel announced that one day after the City of Grand Junction approved their 2022 budget, his first top priority for the town was public safety.
Firefighters know better than anyone: reports of house fires and smoking kitchens go up during the holidays. Most of these emergencies are preventable — but only with your help and attention.
Grand Junction Fire Department responded to the 2800 block of Patterson Road for a fire alarm at an assisted living facility at 4:31 PM Sunday evening.
As we approach cooler temperatures, Grand Junction Fire Department says it’s time for people to think about getting their heating systems cleaned.
Seconds save lives, but with a rapidly growing population, fire services in Grand Junction are stretched thin. “The majority of our calls happen in the inner city area so we have to put the majority of our units down there,”...
The Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a fire at a commercial building on the 700 block of Scarlet Dr. in Grand Junction on Saturday.
All week, firefighters with the Grand Junction Fire Department have been breaking through walls and forcing open doors on the ninth floor of the Alpine Bank building in downtown Grand Junction for a special training exercise...
As of July, 337 wildfires have burned in Colorado.
Seven of those burned over a thousand acres for a grand total of roughly thirty-three thousand acres torched in the state.
Grand Junction Fire Department conducted a high rise structure fire exercise to give firefighters a complete understanding of the mental and physical requirements for such operations.
Early Friday evening a Grand Junction Fire Department Wildland Team deployed with Brush 6 to the March Airforce Base in southern California for severe fire conditions. Today the crew was assigned to the southeast division of the San Bernardino National Fo...