A major step forward to keep flames from tearing through Grand Junction neighborhoods.
The Grand Junction Fire Department’s 2021 was marked by growth, both in infrastructure and calls for service, according to the department’s recently released annual report.
It’s fire prevention week, a time used by the fire department to educate the community on how to stay safe in case of a fire. Now, a homeowner is sharing her experience to warn the public about why it’s essential to have a fire emergency plan
The idea behind regenerative agriculture is to use natural cycles to keep land healthy. That’s why the city of Grand Junction just put goats on its payroll to do what goats do best.
On Sunday, the Grand Junction Fire Department hosted an open house at Fire Station 3.
“If you see next door, we’re tearing down the old station,” said Fire Cheif Ken Watkins.
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...
The smokey haze in the sky on Monday around the Grand Valley is the product smoke from wildfires. The fires are burning from Idaho and Utah to Wyoming, Montana, and the Dakotas, and the smoke is blowing southward into Colorado.
Labor Day weekend is right around the corner, and for many people that means firing up the grill, going camping, or going down the river.
The city of Grand Junction is looking for artists to develop artwork for a future fire station.
The artwork and installation will be for Grand Junction Fire Station No. 8.
An Excessive Heat Watch is in effect for Grand Junction and the rest of the Grand Valley effective from Noon Friday until 8 PM Saturday.
The Grand Junction Fire Department celebrated the graduation of 19 new recruits from the academy Friday at the Grand Junction Convention Center.
It’s all about the heat this weekend as temperatures are expected to hit surpass 100 degrees for several days in a row.
The Grand Junction Fire Department urges the public to take extra precautions to beat the heat.
Update: The woman who was taken to the hospital after being pulled out of the river near the 5th Street Bridge has died.
Earlier this week on Tuesday, May 17th, I had the privilege to not only attend an awards ceremony for some very brave individuals that, in every literal sense of the term, saved my life, but was also fortunate enough to be able to thank them face-to-face.
After nearly 50 years, Grand Junction Fire Station3 will replace the existing station that’s been in service since 1975, and the new location is right next door.
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.