GJFD Hosts Dedication of New Fire Trailer

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Time: 3:00pm Address: GJ Fire Department Station 1: 620 Pitkin Ave., Grand Junction, 81501 U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program provided an award of $433,000 in federal funding to purchase a mobile live-fire training unit for the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC). These federal funds will help the [...]

Multiple Agencies Respond to Riverview Fire

At 3:09 PM the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to a growing brushfire threatening four houses. The caller indicated that fireworks were seen in the area. Red Flag conditions caused the fire to spread rapidly, traveling uphill towards homes on Skyway Drive and Promontory Court to the west. Two fire engines with the Mesa County Sheriff’s [...]

GJFD Responds to Two Fires During Red Flag Warning

A Red Flag Warning has been issued for the Grand Valley and surrounding areas from 12:00 PM, Thursday, June 27th, through 8:00 PM, Friday, June 28th. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low humidity, and hot temperatures will contribute to [...]