GJFD Recognized by Colorado Bureau of Investigations

Colorado Bureau of Investigation Director (and former Grand Junction Police Chief) John Camper visited his old stomping grounds last week to recognize a couple of our employees for their exceptional partnership to CBI. Station 3 Hazardous Materials Team and CBI Director John Camper In July of this year, CBI was conducting a complex crime investigation [...]

GJFD Addresses Concern About COVID-19 Compliance

In the late afternoon of Tuesday, September 29, an employee within the Fire Department raised concerns regarding the department’s compliance with the Governor’s executive order on masks as well as CDC guidelines related to COVID-19. The Grand Junction Fire Department will immediately launch an investigation into these concerns to address them as quickly as possible. [...]

GJFD Responds to Structure Fire on Hudsons Bay Drive

GJFD extinguishes a structure fire on Hudsons Bay Drive. At 5:59 PM the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a residential structure fire on the 600 block of Hudsons Bay Drive. Initial reports indicated that heavy smoke and flames were coming from the garage at the address and one occupant was still inside [...]

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 [...]