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Crews Remove 8 Vehicles From The South Platte River

The South Platte River has dramatically dropped in the past two weeks, and that means the Denver Fire Department could finally get all the vehicles out of the water.

07/30/2015

Assistant Chief Dave McGrail (credit: LinkedIn)

Denver Fire Assistant Chief Transferred Following Whelan Death

CBS4 has learned that an assistant Denver fire chief is being transferred following the on-duty death of one of his firefighters, although the department insists it is a routine transfer and has no connection with the death of firefighter John Whelan.

07/30/2015

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Man Drowns In Lake Trying To Retrieve Radio-Controlled Boats

A man’s body was pulled from a lake in Englewood Monday night after swimming in to retrieve radio controlled electric boats.

07/28/2015

A sixth vehicle that ended up in the South Platte River has been removed (credit: CBS)

1 Vehicle In South Platte River Removed, 5 More To Go

A sixth vehicle that ended up in the South Platte River has been removed, leaving five others still in the water.

07/27/2015

Denver Police investigate a body found in the South Platte River on Saturday (credit: Mark Neitro)

Body Found In South Platte River, Rescue Crews: ‘Busy Year For Us’

Police in Denver conducted a death investigation after a body was found in the South Platte River on Saturday morning. It’s one of several swift water rescue calls Denver Firefighters have responded to this year.

07/25/2015

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock gives fallen firefighter John Whelan's family a hug during funeral services (credit: CBS)

Family, Friends Gather To Remember Fallen Firefighter ‘He Would Do It All Again’

Family and friends gathered on Tuesday morning to honor a fallen firefighter who succumbed to his injuries after falling through a skylight while fighting a fire.

07/21/2015

John Whelan (credit: Denver Fire Department)

Funeral Services For Fallen Firefighter Set For Tuesday

The funeral services to honor a fallen firefighter who succumbed to his injuries after falling through a skylight while fighting a fire will be on Tuesday.

07/17/2015

John Whelan (credit: Denver Fire Department)

Firefighter Who Fell Through Skylight Succumbs To Injuries

Denver Firefighter John Whelan was fighting a fire on Blake Street when he fell through the skylight of a building.

07/16/2015

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Cars Submerged In South Platte River Will Stay For A While

Local 911 dispatchers have continued to receive calls about vehicles submerged in the South Platte River in the Denver metro area.

07/15/2015

The fast-rushing South Platte River on July 14, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Man Pulled Out Of South Platte River May Have Been Trying To Rescue Dog

A man in his 70s was pulled from the South Platte River in Denver on Tuesday morning.

07/14/2015

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