Today we took delivery of our newest pumper, a 2018 SVI on a Spartan Gladiator Chassis. The pumper replaces our 2005 Sutphen which will become our primary reserve pumper. To commemorate the event we welcomed the truck with a traditional wetting down ceremony followed by the ages-old practice of pushing the new apparatus into the firehouse.[fb_vid id="2100173493345167"]
Firefighters, both current and retired, as well as board members current and past help push the New Engine 1 into the bay where it will be outfitted with all of its equipment over the next few weeks. Expect to see the new engine on the road soon.[fb_vid id="2100179853344531"]
Sometimes pets need a little help from their firefighter friends too. Much to his human’s chagrin, Beegee locked himself in the car at the vet’s office a couple of blocks from the fire station in Severance. Our Engine 2 crew was able to unlock the car before the heat got to him. (Photo courtesy Platte Valley Veterinarians in Severance.)
Join us for the 2018 Family Safety and Emergency Preparedness Expo this fall.
What a great time we had with the all the kids at Clearview Library’s annual Fire Station Fun Program this morning at Station 2 in Severance. There was ginger bread fire truck building, Solo Cup firefighting, climbing on fire trucks and much more. @ Severance, Colorado
Greeley residents escape early morning blaze after awoken by smoke alarmsSmoke alarms save lives! This is a great reminder to check your smoke alarms and practice a home fire drill!
Windsor Parks, Recreation & CultureIf you are at Boardwalk Park please take cover from the storm as it is heading directly at the Park. We will update the status of the fireworks show after the storm passes. #besafe
There will be NO warnings for personal fireworks violations and the ticket is a minimum of $510 for the first offense. ALL fireworks are ILLEGAL in Windsor and Severance.
The Home Safety Project is a program we are now offering for the community. This class is entirely free and has been designed to teach individuals, friends, and families what to do in common emergencies and how to be safe at home. This class is recommended as a must have to complete for every home in our community. Topics include information on fire safety, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, environmental emergencies,
It's travel season and we want you to enjoy your road trip. But we also want to make it home to our families. Please, when you see the flashing lights on the side of the road: MOVE OVER.It's travel season and we want you to enjoy your road trip. But we also want to make it home to our families. Please, when you see the flashing lights on the side
Windsor Severance Fire Rescue would like to remind everyone that personal fireworks of any kind are never permitted within town limits and are subject to a $510 fine. If you want to see fireworks, go to the awesome show put on by the experts. Town of Windsor fireworks will start at 9:10pm at Boardwalk Park on the 4th of July.
Hwy 257 is closed north of Windsor Lake and south of WCR 72 due to a traffic accident.
The fire service and the Muscular Dystrophy Association have a long history of working together. Today two of our firefighters, Ben Guffey and Crista Casas, headed up to the MDA Camp in the beautiful Colorado mountains to work as counselors. This camp is an amazing opportunity for kids to experience. Watch for our crews Labor Day Weekend when we kick off our annual “Fill the Boot” donation drive.
Windsor Severance Fire MuseumAs you may have seen, there was an incident at the Town of Windsor's restrooms facilities which are attached to the rear of our fire museum. We have always worked closely with the Windsor Police Department to ensure the safety of our guests as well as the residents who use the Town's restroom facilities. This includes security cameras which capture all internal and exterior and portions of
Town Of SeveranceHave you been getting into the Fourth of July spirit a little early this year? Unfortunately lighting off any types of fireworks is against municipal code in the Town of Severance and is not permitted. Please think of your neighbors.
This is a great article about the dangers of low-head dams along the Poudre River. These drowning machines are responsible for 15 deaths this decade. The mighty Poudre is a great asset to our region for many reasons. As always, we encourage people to use your river wisely, but most of all use it in a safe manner. Know before you go. https://www.coloradoan.com/story/news/2017/06/24/experts-call-them-drowning-machines-so-why-they-poudre/419579001/ Experts call them 'drowning machines.' So why
Here is a time lapse of the box being mounted on the chassis of our new Engine 1 which is being built by SVI Trucks of Fort Collins. Look for the truck to be in service soon.[fb_vid id="10156376232277487"]Just a little time-lapse footage of our crew mounting Windsor Severance Fire Rescue's new SVI-built rescue pumper body to a @Spartan chassis.
Our Wildland Team has been released from the Buffalo Fire just in time for Father’s Day. Strong work team! (Now the mucking out of the truck begins...)
https://www.greeleytribune.com/news/windsor-severance-fire-rescue-gains-international-accreditation/#.WyMIawH5AYY.facebook Windsor Severance Fire Rescue gains international accreditationIt’s tough sometimes, said Mike Blackwill, Windsor Severance Fire Rescue operations chief, to evaluate how well the department is keeping up with other departments and districts. “I mean, I
WCR 74 is closed west of Severance between Hwy 257 and CR 19 due to a wreck. No ETA for reopening.