West Metro Fire & Rescue

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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People Still Buying Fireworks Despite The Statewide Ban

Gov. John Hickenlooper has ordered a fireworks ban across Colorado. Now authorities will be working hard to enforce the rule.

06/17/2012

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Backyard Grilling Permitted, But Only When Using A Lid

The fire danger is prompting fire bans across Colorado, but those can be confusing. Many people have wondered if they can grill in their own backyard.

05/28/2012

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Duplex Catches Fire In Wheat Ridge

Firefighters put out a fire at a duplex in Wheat Ridge early Sunday morning.

03/04/2012

The Super Target in Sheridan (credit: CBS)

Police: Shoplifters Used Pepper Spray In Sheridan Target Store

A Super Target store in Sheridan had to be evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a pepper spray incident.

01/10/2012

West Metro Fire & Rescue rushed to a fire on Saturday afternoon in Lakewood. (credit: CBS)

Man Rushes To Tell Neighbors About Fire Engulfing Apartment Complex

A man said he rushed to neighboring apartments on Saturday afternoon to warn residents about a fire after he called 911.

10/23/2011

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Nearly 3,000 Participate In Red Rocks Stair Climb

The goal was to get 2,001 people to register for the largest stair climb in the country, but instead nearly 3,000 trekked up Red Rocks amphitheatre.

09/12/2011

Firefighters at Red Rocks (credit: CBS)

West Metro Firefighters Practice For Sept. 11 Memorial Climb

Firefighters are starting to prepare for the 10-year remembrance of the Sept. 11 attacks.

08/23/2011

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