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Jun 23, 2016
The Career Exploration Camp is three four-hour sessions and is dedicated to introducing local youth to what it is like to be a Firefighter with the Denver Fire Department. This camp is also a great opportunity for DFD Firefighters to help attendees build a sense of teamwork, responsibility and career awareness.
Mar 9, 2015
Denver Fire Chief Eric Tade appointed Firefighter Melissa Taylor as the new Public Information Officer for the Denver Fire Department. Technician Taylor will lead the Department’s media relations and execute communitywide communications campaigns. She will share on-call afterhours responsibilities with other teammates.
Mar 4, 2015
Across the nation, first responders are experiencing unacceptable levels suicide deaths among the men and women who risk their lives to protect residents. Some bold Colorado first responder leaders are stepping forward to be vocal, visible and visionary in order to elevate the conversation around these difficult issues and make suicide prevention a health and safety priority within their departments. All those interested in hearing about these innovative and successful practices are invited to attend an educational session and discussion hosted by the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado on March 11th at 9:30am at the Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network in Englewood.
Aug 27, 2013
Colorado’s new law concerning carbon monoxide alarms was signed by Governor Ritter on March 24, 2009 and applies to sales, rentals and remodels of single family and multi-family residences on and after July 1, 2009.
Dec 15, 2010
While only 32 percent of home heating fires involve space heaters, they are involved in 79 percent of home heating fire deaths, according to the new report Home Fires Involving Heating Equipment released by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).