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1 year 1 month ago

Firefighter still missing in New Mexico

The search is underway for a missing U.S. Forest Service firefighter in the mountains of New Mexico. Token Adams disappeared Friday after going out on an ATV to size up a wildfire's perimeter. More than 250 search and rescue members spent the holiday weekend scouring rough terrain. So far,...

1 year 3 months ago

Fort Collins firefighter injured

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Investigators are trying to determine the cause of an apartment fire that left a Fort Collins firefighter with minor injuries. Poudre Fire Authority spokesman Patrick Love says a ceiling collapsed during a three-alarm apartment fire on Sunday. Love said Monday the firefighter was injured as...

3 years 5 months ago

Firefighter testing may have been compromised

The Colorado Division of Fire Safety has launched an investigation into testing of firefighters after possible problems were found. The tests allow certification of firefighters in Colorado. An investigation found a testing proctor may have given copies of tests in advance to firefighters attempting to be certified. ...

3 years 11 months ago

Area firefighters do well in international competition

Firefighters from the Air Force Academy and Colorado Springs Fire Departments won world championships in three events at the World Firefighter Combat Challenge XIX Saturday. The Firefighter Combat Challenge simulates real-life firefighting by putting firefighters through five back-to-back tasks of climbing a five 5-story tower, hoisting, chopping, dragging hoses...

4 years 5 months ago

Tips to survive a house fire

Fire, Fire, Get out! The words you never hope to have to hear or say--but if you were caught in a fire could you survive? "Tragically about 80% of the fire deaths in this country happen in a person's home," said Pueblo Fire Chief Chris Riley. The good news is...

4 years 10 months ago

20 alpacas killed in Colorado barn fire

About 20 alpacas died in a weekend barn fire in Erie, while a group of volunteer firefighters held a holiday party just a couple miles away. The Saturday night blaze interrupted the party for the Mountain View Fire Protection District just before 7 p.m. Just as the firefighters arrived, the...

5 years 1 month ago

Families gather at firefighter memorial

Final preparations were made, Friday, for Saturday's ceremony at the National Firefighters Memorial in Colorado Springs. Family of the fallen heroes have been arriving in town all week, and many spent the day at the memorial. The memorial ceremony begins at 1p.m. Saturday, at Memorial Park.

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