Be on the look over Labor Day weekend when firefighters #FilltheBoot to provide support and services to the 1,900 families living with muscle diseases in Colorado and Wyoming.
https://www.9news.com/article/news/local/next/how-the-man-known-as-mad-russian-became-an-icon-in-milliken-colorado/73-562113009 How the man known as 'Mad Russian' became an icon in Milliken, ColoradoAn unusually named golf course in Northern Colorado called for the special investigative skills of one particular reporter at 9NEWS, who found out why more than one thing in Milliken is called "Mad Russian."
Yippie, It's summer and kids are home, what a great time to design your FAMILY FIRE ESCAPE plan. For more information and free resources, visit www.usfa.fema.gov.
A key piece of the Front Range Fire Rescue mission is to, “Honor Humanity.” This may happen in very obvious ways on an emergency call for service or in more subtle ways at the firehouse in how we endeavor to be in relationship with one another. This incredibly important article speaks eloquently to the negative effect hyper-vigilance plays in our line of work and in society at large. We may
Congratulations Milliken! Milliken ranks third on most-affordable listMilliken, a Weld County town just east of Johnstown, showed up in the No. 3 position in a study of the most affordable places to live in Colorado, based on the costs of owning a home.
Congratulations Chief Bateman! Thank you to the Roosevelt Volleyball team that helped throughout the pancake breakfast and parade.
Another outstanding pancake breakfast! After an amazing parade, featuring Mentor of the Year Chief Bateman, firefighters gave these folks a well deserved cooling off![fb_vid id="2056104934612245"]
Congratulations to Chief Ron Bateman, who has been chosen as 2018 BBQ Day Mentor of the Year! The BBQ Day committee stated, “Chief Bateman has given his heart and soul to this community for many years now and has worked tirelessly to improve our quality of life and emergency response for Johnstown and the surrounding region.” Be sure to watch for Chief Bateman riding in the BBQ Day Parade this
Front Range Fire Rescue Engine 1, Training 1, and Chief 2, along with Weld County Sheriff's Officers responded Tuesday afternoon south of Johnstown to a report of a cow stuck in the mud. The cow was extricated and a veternarian was contacted to help assess its condition. We believe all is well. Great work!!
Front Range Fire Rescue on scene of a house fire in Milliken early Thursday morning. Thanks to our aid partners, Platteville-Gilcrest, Evans, and Loveland for their assistance. FF Easley & ENG Gosselin pictured.
FF Geisick, FF Serrato, and FF Frain honed their extrication and stabilization techniques on several vehicles while attending the Arvada Auto X training class. During this 3-day class they worked on; NFPA 1670 Technician Level training, heavy vehicle extrication and new car technology including hybrids and airbag deployments stabilization. The course is taught by nationally renowned instructors from across the country.
Please be safe out there. Sounds like we may have weather through the weekend.Thunderstorms with heavy rain combined with widespread rain is expected to develop this afternoon and continue overnight through Saturday evening across most of northeast Colorado to include the Front Range Foothills. Rain intensity will be off and on through the period with some areas seeing a few inches in just a few hours. Overall, amounts are looking
FF Leto stretching line, during a live burn training event with LFRA and BFPD. This type of controlled environment is important for the firefighters’ training and safety. This also provides team building and awareness among the fire departments. On this particular day they worked on three simulated fires; a garage, basement, and second-floor fire. They set up hose lines, trucks, and, equipment while working with smoke curtains. In addition, they
FRFR, along with many fire agencies, lined up at Northern Colorado Regional Airport to pay respects to fallen US soldier Gabriel Conde. (Photo: Chris Linder).
Reid Hobler and Blair Howe were officially elected on May 8th. Officer positions were voted upon during last night's Board meeting. Congratulations to our 2018 Board of Directors, from left to right; BMAL Greg Freehling, Vice President Blair Howe, President Darrin Rutt, Secretary Jim Young, and Treasurer Reid Hobler.
The rookie firefighter always draws the shortest straw; FF Olig and FF Gipson do a great job of modeling our 2018 Pancake Breakfast shirt. Be sure to pick yours up June 2 at our Pancake breakfast at St.1 in Johnstown. If you miss that we will also have them at our Pancake breakfast August 11, at St 2 in Milliken.
Although I am not a fan of the frightening headline, the problematic confluence of two pieces of Colorado legislation presents a very, very troublesome special district future. If you have 20 minutes, please give the video a watch. Thank you to my friends / peers who had the courage and dedication to get out in front of this issue. Chief Bateman http://www.9news.com/article/news/politics/balance-of-power/fire-chiefs-colorado-tax-law-will-cause-deaths/73-543265332 Fire chiefs: Colorado tax law will cause deathsThere's
Yep, that's our Former Fire Chief and current Board President Darrin Rutt! #ThrowbackThursdsay Everyone loves Sparky.. #TBT
The FRFR has been added to the area experiencing Red Flag conditions today...Gusty winds to 45 mph combined with low relative humidity will result in very high to extreme fire danger across the Palmer Divide, South Park, and portions of the northeastern plains. As a result, a Red Flag Warning will be in effect from 11 am today through 8 pm this evening in these areas. In addition a large