Grand Junction Fire Department Launches New, User-Friendly Website

Today the City of Grand Junction officially launched a new website, www.gjcity.org in collaboration with CivicPlus, the website designer. As part of this redesign, the Grand Junction Fire Department is excited to announce a Fire Department specific section of the website which can be found at www.gjcity.org/fire.   The new, service-focused website is mobile-friendly and makes accessibility a priority. The site can [...]

GJFD Station 6 Opening November 9th

The construction of Grand Junction Fire Department Station 6, located at 729 27 Road, is now complete. GJFD is in the process of moving in furniture and equipment for an official opening Monday, November 9th.  The Department will host a private in-person hose uncoupling ceremony that will be shared with the community through local media and Facebook Live at 11:00 AM on Monday, November [...]

GJFD Responds to Two Homes on Fire on Darby Dr.

At 10:25 AM Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a fire on the 500 block of Darby Drive. When crews arrived on scene they found heavy smoke with active fire on two neighboring homes. Everyone had safely evacuated and GJFD crews were able to quickly perform an interior search and attack the fire from inside [...]

Two GJFD Personnel Test Positive for COVID-19

Grand Junction Fire Department has learned that two first responders have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19.) The first responders quickly identified their symptoms and are self-quarantining and not on duty.  All GJFD personnel are continuing daily symptom monitoring and tracking prior to reporting for duty.  As with any case, all contact tracing and possible exposure [...]

GJFD Serving up Fire Safety in the Kitchen

This week Grand Junction Fire Department is observing National Fire Prevention Week and Serving Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen! The campaign works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.    Nationally, almost half (44%) of reported home fires started in the kitchen. So far this year, GJFD has [...]

GJFD Ambulance Crew Spotlight

In December of 2019, the Grand Junction Fire Department (GJFD) hired four Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) to serve a needed role in the community. This  crew staffs an ambulance referred to as the “day car.”  While most first responders for the department work 24-hour shifts, this crew works between 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM, seven days per week. After [...]

GJFD 2020 Recruit Graduation

The Grand Junction Fire Department graduated 17 new firefighters today. These new recruits went through a 19-week academy to learn firefighting, technical rescue, emergency medicine, hazardous materials, fire prevention, and community risk reduction. Today their hard work paid off and the recruits became firefighters. This graduation was a first for our department as we practiced [...]

GJFD Responds to Two Roadside Fires and Car in Canal

At 7:40 PM Grand Junction Fire Department responded to the area of 24 Road and Highway 6 & 50 for reports of a roadside fire threatening a commercial structure, along with multiple reports of other fires in the area. When crews arrived on scene, they found two fires in the area that they were able [...]

GJFD Responds to Fire in Orchard Mesa

At 2:16 PM The Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a residential structure fire in the 2700 block of Uranium Dr.  Initial dispatch reported a single story residence with smoke showing from the roof. Upon arrival units found a single family home with smoke coming from the attic with neighbors reporting that nobody [...]