Report Calls For Changes After Firefighter DeathA Denver Fire Department report following the July death of firefighter John Whelan calls for numerous changes including a dedicated safety officer, better internal information flow, and a variety of warnings to firefighters.
CBS4 Investigation Prompts Warnings To Firefighters About SkylightsDays after a CBS4 investigation revealed at least two incidents of Denver firefighters falling through fiberglass skylights, the Denver Fire Department has now begun surveying similar buildings and placing warnings in the department’s computer dispatch system.
Denver Fire Department Knew Of Dangerous Roof Problems 3 Years Before Firefighter's DeathA CBS4 Investigation has found that a Denver firefighter fell through a rooftop skylight and suffered a close call in 2012, three years before the same thing happened to now-deceased firefighter John Whelan.
Denver Manager Of Safety Regrets 'Tip Off Text'Denver’s manager of safety says if she had it to do over, she would not send a text message to a friend on the fire department warning him about personnel complaints against him.
Ethics Complaint Filed Against Safety Manager Following CBS4 InvestigationCBS4 has learned an ethics complaint was filed against Denver Manager of Safety Stephanie O’Malley based on what was revealed in a CBS4 Investigation earlier this month.
Police Union Says Manager Of Safety’s Text Will Have 'Chilling Effect'The president of Denver’s police union said Thursday he was “disappointed” but “not surprised” that Denver Manager of Safety Stephanie O’Malley tipped off a Denver firefighter that he was the subject of complaints from colleagues that led to a full blown internal investigation.
Denver Fire Captain Keeps Job After 2 Swingers Club Break-InsA Denver Fire Department captain is hanging on to his job after being arrested twice within nine months for breaking into a swingers club where couples go to swap partners and explore their sexuality.
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.
Firefighter Falls 25 Feet Through Skylight, Face Long Road To RecoveryA Denver firefighter fell 25 feet through the roof of a building at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
Englewood Firefighters Say Their Last Goodbyes As Denver Fire Takes OverSunday was bittersweet for firefighters in Englewood as the Denver Fire Department has officially taken over Englewood's fire services.
Dad's Testimony Prompts City Council To Delay Vote On Hash Oil BanMembers of the Denver City Council stopped a proposed ordinance to ban hash oil making at home in its tracks on Tuesday night after hearing the pleas from a father who is desperate to help his daughter.
Cause Of Fire At Building In Glendale Under InvestigationA fire in Glendale that broke out over the weekend was so large that the glow from it could be seen 30 miles away.