GJFD Taking Extra Precautions

Daily operations at Grand Junction Fire Department are looking a little different these days. Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics are wearing surgical masks on every medical call. This is intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community. In the early days of the outbreak, GJFD began implementing the pandemic flu plan which included extra [...]

GJFD Celebrates Two New Engines with a Third In the Works

Grand Junction Fire Department is celebrating putting two new clean cab engines in service and was recently approved to purchase a third. These engines are the first of their kind at the department as GJFD moves toward cancer-conscious firefighting operations. Clean cab engines offer a safer working environment for crews by eliminating the need to [...]

GJFD Hosts CPR Class with “Womannequins” for Heart Month

According to a recent study, men are more likely than women to receive CPR in public. While only 37% of all cardiac events happen in public locations, the higher rate of CPR given to men increases their survival rate 23% higher than women in those same situations. Because of this gap in care, Grand Junction [...]