We are always adding new tools to our toolbox. This week Loveland Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Jason Starck trained all three of our shifts on the principals and practices of fog nozzles. The new tools will allow for enhanced fire extinguishment, firefighter safety, and property conservation in many fire scenarios we encounter. BC Starck is a Windsor native, resident, and he started his fire career at WSFR as one of
Our Wildland Team has been called up to help with the Marten Creek Fire in the Wyoming Tetons. Safe travels Lt. Bauer, Engineer Matzke and Firefighter Maddox.
Legend has it emergency services run a lot more calls during a full moon. Well, we broke that myth yesterday by running nearly double our average call volume about six days early... So if you feel you heard mores sirens than usual, you were correct!
Thank you to WSFR’s Lieutenant Tope and all the other members of the team for the dedication, hard work, and long hours they are putting in to help the victims of Hurricane Florence.While helping out with #HurricaneFlorence, members of Colorado Task Force 1 are staying in the gym at the The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. They're working long hours, getting little sleep, but, getting hot meals and hot
Be prepare in the event of an emergency. Don’t miss out on this great event.
WSFR is hiring for the position of Fire Chief. For full information including application packet, qualifications, and timeline, visit http://www.wsfr.us/volunteer/employment-opportunities/
Photos from West Metro Fire Rescue's postOn Saturday, Colorado Task Force One (CO-TF-1) performed more than two dozen rescues in the Pembroke/Lumberton, North Carolina area. Continuing heavy rain is expected to result in record river levels over the next day or two. Pictures from the Denver Post.
Power is out to much of central Windsor due to a breaker that tripped. XCEL is en route to make repairs.
A good day of playbook training with our newest firefighters.
Thank you to everyone who helped us Fill The Boot for MDA. We had our best year EVER! With your help we raised just shy of $3,000 more than last year, and just over $500 more than our previous best in 2015. Our grand total was $13,797.39! This includes the money raised at Dutch Bros., King Soopers and the parade. In addition to the money collected in the boots, Dutch
Hwy 392 is closed between WCR 25 and 27 due to a wreck. It will likely be closed for several hours.
Update at 9:20 a.m.: Hwy 392 closure is expanding from WCR 23 to WCR 27.
WSFR Lieutenant Kory Tope has been deployed to the East Coast as part of Colorado Task Force 1.
US 14 is closed between Hwy 257 and WCR 23 due to a wreck. No ETA for reopening.
WSFR firefighters Jamie Etherton, Ben Johnson, Christian Johnson, and Andrew Williams participated in the annual Red Rocks Stair Climb in honor of 9/11 this morning. @ Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
Today we honor those who gave all 17 years ago. We pay homage to the 343 FDNY firefighters who ran into the Twin Towers and never came out every day on the back of our engines.
Hwy 392 is down to one lane at WCR 25 due to a wreck. Expect delays.
This will have a major impact on downtown traffic, especially during rush hour and school drop-off and pick-up tomorrow. Please use alternate routes, and give yourself extra time to get to your destination as other intersections will also be backed up due to the spillover. Additionally, please leave room for our fire engines and ambulances to exit our Fire Station 1 which is located just north of this intersection. Thank
Reminder that school starts today in Windsor and Severance. Please Slow Down and Pay Attention.
In wake of the accident that happened at the Harvest Festival Parade this morning, we have set up a counseling service with North Range Behavioral Health for anyone who may have witnessed the event or has been affected by it. Counselors are on call 24/7 at 970-347-2120.