We love donuts! We also love sober drivers. And stoned driving is the same as drunk driving... Here's some great advice on 4/20 from our good friends at the Colorado State Patrol. Don't partake and drive, because you could end up in a police car, or worse; an ambulance, or a hearse. (That kind of rhyming only works on 4/20 folks, so just go with it...) Call a friend, call
Although incidents at oil and gas well sites are rare, we work closely with our partners in the industry to train for all types of emergencies at the sites. This week and next our crews are receiving classroom and on-site training from Extraction Oil & Gas and Liberty Oilfield Services. Additionally, our fire marshal and fire prevention technician spent the week in Rifle at a state-wide training for emergency responders.
Today's Severe Weather Awareness Week topic is Tornadoes! The tornado threat in Colorado increases rapidly in May and continues through August. Ninety percent of Colorado tornadoes occur during this four month period, but tornadoes have been reported as early as February and as late as November. Do you know what to do if a tornado warning is out for your area? Check out https://www.weather.gov/bou/severe_wx_awareness2 for more information. #cowx #tornadosafetyToday's Severe
Photos from Weld County Government's postToday marks the second day of Severe Weather Awareness Week April 15-21st for the state of Colorado. The topic for today is Watches and Warnings. The National Weather Service sees the potential for severe weather, and a stream of weather information flows from their forecast offices to you. If severe weather becomes likely within six hours, a watch will be issued, alerting you to the
Happy National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week to the men and women at who are the behind the scenes lifelines when you call 911! These folks have one of the most stressful jobs in emergency services. Hopefully some lunch and dinner from a couple of Windsor’s fine restaurants help keep you all going tonight. Keep up the great work. Everyone at WSFR truly appreciates the work you do for us.
It’s a Red Flag Day today which means the fire danger is extremely high. No outside burning is allowed in the fire district.
Such a great turnout for our annual pancake breakfast!A huge shout out to everyone who attended our pancake breakfast fundraiser this morning. The turnout was amazing. And a huge thanks to all the staff, volunteers, and sponsors Arapahoe Rental, Spradley-Barr Ford, the Human Bean, the Windsor Lions Club and the Rotary Club of Windsor. who make this a reality.
Hot Pancakes are the perfect food for a cold day!We are open for business! Head over to Station 1 for all you can eat pancakes, biscuits, sausage, eggs and gravy. And grab a complimentary coffee from the Human Bean. We are open until 11 a.m.
It's just two days away! Hit the 9News Health Fair at the Windsor Middle School and then swing by for some pancakes.
It's almost here! Saturday is Pancake Day! See you there.
Our amazing fire museum doesn't receive any taxpayer funding. Our annual pancake breakfast helps fund the operations of the museum. See you on April 7! Pancake Breakfast to Benefit Windsor's Fire Museumhttp://tri1025.com/pancake-breakfast-to-benefit-windsors-fire-museum/
When you see emergency vehicles on the side of the road, please move over. It's not just the law, it's the right thing to do.Yes, it's a law. But it is also common courtesy. More than just polite, it could be life saving. Please, we want to go home to our families at the end of every shift.
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/kidde-recalls-dual-sensor-smoke-alarms-due-to-risk-of-failure-to-alert-consumers-to-a#.WrLLPI1JBro.facebook Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a FireConsumers should remove the alarm from the wall/ceiling and visually inspect it through the opening on the side of the alarm for the presence of a yellow cap. Consumers should not attempt to take apart the alarm, open the casing, or otherwise remove the yellow cap themselves. If a yellow cap is pres...
Don't miss the 9Health Fair sponsored by the Windsor Rotary Club. Then head across the street to Fire Station 1 to enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes cooked by your firefighters and EMS staff at our annual WSFR museum fundraiser.
Crews are mopping up a fire in an out building near Mtn View Elem. 3rd St is closed north of the school to Chestnut. Parent and bus access is from the South for pickup. [ad_2]
3rd Street is reopened to Mountain View Elementary. [ad_2]
A huge shout out to Windsor Jimmy Johns for surprising our staff with sandwiches this morning. Jimmy Johns has always been a great supporter of emergency services and we are fortunate to have them as a local business. Check out the company’s contribution to the Eagle County SWAT team when they were in need: https://www.google.com/amp/denver.cbslocal.com/2018/03/15/swat-team-gets-new-coats-thanks-to-sandwich-chain-founder/amp/ [ad_2]
We had great day of live fire burns today with the crews from our partners at Front Range Fire Rescue. Any time we can train with our neighboring fire departments is a good day. We all rely on each other during big events such as a structure fire. [ad_2]
Seasonal Mitigation Specialist Greeley Fire Department - Greeley, Colorado is accepting applications for Wildland fuel mitigation personnel. Apply via this link. City of Greeley Government https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/greeley/jobs/2012868/seasonal-mitigation-specialist-fire?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobsSeasonal Mitigation Specialist Greeley Fire Department - Greeley, Colorado is accepting applications for Wildland fuel mitigation personnel. Apply via this link. City of Greeley Government https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/greeley/jobs/2012868/seasonal-mitigation-specialist-fire?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs [ad_2]
A huge thank you to Brody, Aiden and Ryan Kline for making and bringing our Station 2 in Severance crew cookies. The timing was perfect as all the crews needed some extra energy while conducting self-rescue drills. [ad_2]