California fires are a wake-up call for Colorado

This article is a little over a month old, but as we have another Red Flag Warning in Northern Colorado today, it seems decidedly relevant. http://www.denverpost.com/2017/11/03/the-california-fires-a-wake-up-call-for-colorado/ California fires are a wake-up call for ColoradoThe recent conflagration in California’s Sonoma and Napa counties should be yet another wake up call for Coloradans. Here are some concrete ways to reduce our significant risk.

The fire danger is high again today. Red Flag Warning for the Front Range Fire …

The fire danger is high again today. Red Flag Warning for the Front Range Fire Rescue.Gusty northerly winds will spread across the area this morning and continue through the day. Gust to 50 mph are expected over the eastern plains. In addition to the windy conditions, relative humidities will fall into the teens late this morning. This will elevate the fire danger today.

Weld County launches Text-to-911 service – Weld County

As of December 4, 2017, Text-to-911 is available to anyone who has a phone with text message capability and is using a participating wireless provider. Currently, AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon support Text-to-911 in Weld County. Weld County launches Text-to-911 service - Weld County

Red Flag Warning today.A storm system will push strong winds across the area, up…

Red Flag Warning today.A storm system will push strong winds across the area, up to 70 mph over the high terrain and up to 40 mph across the northern plains today. Unseasonably warm and dry conditions to bring high fire danger to the northern plains. Snow will then spread across the mountains late this afternoon into tonight, with 1 to 4 inches expected along with areas of blowing snow.

I would be remiss if I let the workweek end without taking a moment to express o…

I would be remiss if I let the workweek end without taking a moment to express our heartfelt appreciation to the community for their support in our recent election. With that in mind, on behalf of the board members and firefighters of the Front Range Fire Rescue, I would like to say THANK YOU for trusting us with the fire and emergency medical services in these seventy plus miles of

Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported

Please follow this link if you have any concerns regarding your personal fire extinguishers. Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death ReportedConsumers should immediately contact Kidde to request a free replacement fire extinguisher and for instructions on returning the recalled unit, as it may not work properly in a fire emergency. Note: This recall includes fire extinguisher models that were

Train derails & blocks 5 roads in Johnstown

November 1, 2017 Morning commuters woke this morning to an unpleasant surprise, a train had derailed between County Road 15 and County Road. The train was long enough to block  CR 15, HWY 60, Charlotte, Parish (CR 17) and CR 48 1/2. Great Western Rail Road responded immediately but did not clear the intersections until mid-morning.