Denver Fire Department
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.
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.
A man’s body was pulled from a lake in Englewood Monday night after swimming in to retrieve radio controlled electric boats.
A sixth vehicle that ended up in the South Platte River has been removed, leaving five others still in the water.
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.
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.
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.
Denver Firefighter John Whelan was fighting a fire on Blake Street when he fell through the skylight of a building.
Local 911 dispatchers have continued to receive calls about vehicles submerged in the South Platte River in the Denver metro area.
A man in his 70s was pulled from the South Platte River in Denver on Tuesday morning.