How the man known as ‘Mad Russian’ became an icon in Milliken, Colorado

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."

What firefighters can teach us about how our brains handle stress

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 to Chief Ron Bateman, who has been chosen as 2018 BBQ Day Mentor…

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

FF Geisick, FF Serrato, and FF Frain honed their extrication and stabilization t…

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.Th…

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. T…

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

Fire chiefs: Colorado tax law will cause deaths

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

The FRFR has been added to the area experiencing Red Flag conditions today…Gus…

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