Today was the kickstart event for the Grand Junction fire department’s prevention week hosted at fire station 6, where the community gathered to learn the different sounds of the fire alarm.
Fire Prevention Week will kick off this weekend on October 2nd. The Grand Junction fire department will be highlighting “the sounds of fire safety.”
The Grand Junction Fire Department (GJFD) received a grant called Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) from FEMA on Thursday.
Firefighter Ethan Archer, a recent graduate of the Grand Junction Fire Department’s Recruit Academy, was 4 years old on September 11, 2001, but he still remembers how that day felt.
A crowd gathered outside the Grand Junction Fire Department on Saturday to honor the memory of those lost in 9/11, and dedicate a new memorial to the fallen firefighters.
Today is the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. It’s a time to reflect on the sacrifices so many Americans made. From the first responders to the citizens in the towers, on the flights, and at the Pentagon.
The Grand Junction Fire Dept. is assisting crews with the Dixie Fire in Northern Calif. Blazes from that fire are tearing through parts of that state.
Wildland firefighters from Grand Junction are working night operations.
This morning, the Grand Junction Fire Department broke ground on its new Fire Station 3.
Just as the hazy skies started to clear, a building becomes engulfed in flames spewing out black smoke in Grand Junction.
Thanks to a $10,186 grant from the State of Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the GJFD has now equipped all their ambulances in their fleet with video laryngoscopes.
Two people are in the hospital, after an overnight collision on North Avenue.
Members of the Grand Junction Fire Department paid tribute to a former Captain yesterday during his 90th birthday celebration.
Rescue teams are urging dog owners to think twice before taking their pets on difficult hikes, as the number of dog-related rescue calls surges this summer.
Kasie Billings stood proud on the stage at the Avalon Theatre for her Friday graduation ceremony from the Grand Junction Fire Department academy.Her husband, Joseph, equally proud, walked onto the stage to pin Kasie’s badge onto her navy blue uniform.
Temperatures have once again reached into the triple digits. With hot temperatures in the area, it is important to know the signs of excessive heat exposure and how to protect yourself.
This morning crews responded to a van on fire in Grand Junction. Around 7:20 this morning, the driver of that van was traveling near the 1200 block of Grand Avenue and 12th street when he noticed a problem with the car.
At about 11AM today, the Grand Junction fire crews responded to a mobile home fire off 28 and B Road. The owners of a RV were conducting maintenance when a flash fire started inside the mobile home.
The Clifton Fire Protection District responded to a house fire on the 500 block of Dodge St. early Monday morning. According to the department, fireworks were the cause.
According to CDOT, Highway 139 is closed in both directions at Douglass Pass due to the Oil Springs Fire. According to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, the fire is burning 20 miles south of Rangely.
With these triple digit temperatures, more and more people are recreating in the water. But it’s important to make sure you’re doing so safely.
Monday was the Grand Valley’s hottest day so far in 2021, with temperatures reaching 102°F in Grand Junction. Health experts say the next few days will pose an even greater risk for heat-related illnesses, along with increased wildfire risk.
Overnight on Monday, crews with the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a fire at a cabinet shop in the 500 block of 25 Road. The department says that around 11:15 p.m.
This month on Going Green on KAFM community radio we welcome back Ellis Thompson-Ellis with the GJFD and Two Rivers Wildfire Coalition. Tune in for updates about the council and tips for what to do DURING a fire...
Early Wednesday morning, the Grand Junction Fire Department (GJFD) responded to reports of a fire on the 600 block of West Colorado Avenue. Crews arrived just after 3, and upon arrival found fire engulfing a garage and spreading...
An early Wednesday morning fire tore through a garage and spread to another building before firefighters contained the blaze...
The Grand Junction Fire Department and Grand Valley Power are partnering up to warn homeowners and renters of the importance of home electronics safety as heating and electrical fires are more common now than at any other point in the year.
A flooding occurred at Pathways Village off of 29 Road in Grand Junction around 4 P.M. on Sunday. The flooding started on the second floor and eventually moved to the first floor. Residents were evacuated from the building, according to our crew there...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) -Two abandoned trailer homes caught on fire around 9 PM Saturday night. This happened at 30 Road and G Road in Grand Junction .The Grand Junction Fire Department responded. No one was injured.
The Grand Junction Fire Department received a well-deserved holiday gift from national flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators as a special thank-you for the department’s dedicated work to keep the community safe during the challenges of 2020.
Grand Junction Fire Department firefighters were out at the Butterfly Pond at Las Colonias Park on Monday training for river rescues in frozen water.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - The Grand Junction Fire Department is ready to rescue. Crew members are training this month for river rescues, which are most common in January.
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...