West Metro Fire & Rescue

Waterton Canyon on Saturday (credit: CBS)

Body Recovered From South Platte River In Waterton Canyon

Rescue crews pulled a body from the South Platte River in Waterton Canyon on Saturday.

06/27/2015

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Emergency Crews Ready For Rising Waters, Possible Flooding

Emergency responders are preparing for the possibility of flooding along the Front Range as more precipitation is expected and a Flash Flood watch remains in effect for that area through Friday morning.

06/11/2015

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West Metro Fire Making Staff Cutbacks

Budget cuts will force West Metro Fire Rescue to make some staff reductions starting next year that may result in delayed response time to those in need.

12/11/2014

Firefighters, law enforcement and civilians climbed the stairs at Red Rocks to honor those killed in the 9/11 attacks (credit: CBS)

Thousands Honor Fallen 9/11 Firefighters At Red Rocks

Family members of a fallen FDNY firefighter killed on Sept. 11, 2001 will lead the charge at Red Rocks Amphitheatre as thousands gather to remember those who lost their lives on this day 13 years ago.

09/11/2014

A fire in Lakewood in Oct. 2013 is being investigated as arson (credit: CBS)

Nearly 3 Months Later, Search For Arsonist Continues

There is a renewed effort to find the arsonists responsible for several fires in Lakewood that ignited last fall.

01/16/2014

An image from the fire (credit: CBS)

Firefighters Quickly Get Handle On Brush Fire In Littleton

West Metro fire crews were mopping up a brush fire in Littleton Saturday evening.

11/09/2013

A tree struck by lightning behind Charlie Bennet's home (credit: CBS)

Lightning Strikes Woman, Trees In Lakewood

Lightning strikes caused some problems in Lakewood Monday morning.

10/14/2013

Copter4 flew over the aftermath of a semi fire on I-70 near 38th. (credit: CBS)

Semi Ignites In Flames On I-70 Near 32nd Ave.

A semi truck traveling on Interstate 70 at 32nd Avenue ignited in flames on Thursday afternoon.

08/22/2013

Operation Vortex helps first responders prepare for the worst in a disaster. (credit: CBS)

Operation Vortex Helps Crews Prepare For Real Emergency

Police, fire and other emergency responders must be ready when disaster strikes. They practiced their skills at Denver International Airport on Thursday and Friday.

10/11/2012

A metal plate place over a grill at Matthew/Winters Open Space Park in Jefferson County (credit: CBS)

Fire Restrictions Tighten To Ban Charcoal Grills In Some Areas

Extreme fire danger across Colorado has prompted some metro area communities to take action to prevent more fires.

06/24/2012

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