GJFD Wraps Up Fire Academy Funded by First Responder Tax

In March, Grand Junction Fire Department began training the first group of Firefighters funded by the First Responder Tax passed in April 2019. Seventeen new recruits are finishing up a 19-week academy where they learned skills in firefighting, technical rescue, EMS, hazardous materials, fire prevention, and community risk reduction. Ultimately, they will fill spots needed to staff the [...]

GJFD Responds to Structure Fire on E Parkview Dr.

At 10:24 PM the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a residential structure fire on the 200 block of E Parkview Drive. Initial dispatch reports indicated that heavy flames and smoke was coming from the home and residents were attempting to put out the flames with a garden hose. The occupants were able [...]

GJFD Responds to Structure Fire on Teton Road

At 6:04 PM the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a residential structure fire on the 2100 block of Teton Road. Initial dispatch report indicated that flames and black smoke was coming from the residence. The occupants were able to self-evacuate before crews arrived. GJFD crews made a defensive attack ensuring that the [...]

GJFD Responds to Fall on Serpents Trail

At 4:03 PM the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a patient that had fallen near Serpents Trail. The patient was hiking with friends before falling an unknown distance.  Crews were able to reach the hiker quickly and provide immediate care. The patient was carefully moved over rough terrain before being transported by [...]