GJFD Awarded Grant to Help Rejuvenate Ambulance Fleet

The Grand Junction Fire Department has been awarded $247,027 through the Colorado EMTS Provider Grant to replace one of the eight ambulances currently in the fleet. On any given day, the GJFD ambulances serve the EMS, medical transport, long distance transport, and event standby needs of just under 650 square miles. With 12,099 calls for [...]

GJFD Responds to Fire in Detached Garage

At 12:48 the Grand Junction Fire Department and Lower Valley Fire Department responded to reports of a fire in a detached garage in the 920 block of 22 Rd.  The first units responding on scene found the garage to be fully engulfed in flames. The property owner immediately notified the departments that everyone had safely [...]

GJFD September 11th Remembrance

On Monday September 11th people around our nation will gather together, share moments of silence, and serve their communities in remembrance of the events of the September 11th .The Grand Junction Fire Department will be beginning two new traditions to honor the efforts of first responders on September 11th, and to recognize our local employees [...]

GJFD Now Issuing Burn Permits for Fall Open Burn Season

As of today, the Grand Junction Fire Department will begin selling burn permits for the Fall burn season. The burn permits are valid for open burning between September 1st and September 30th, 2017.  With the new Burn Ordinance passed by City Council, this open burning season and associated burn permits will differ from previous burn [...]

GJFD Working to Build Collaborative Community Healthcare

The Grand Junction Fire Department and Mind Springs Mental Health are teaming up to improve their collaborative efforts in tending to the mental health needs in Grand Junction. Recently, as part of that collaboration, GJFD offered training to Mind Springs employees at three separate detoxification facilities on the proper use of naloxone, commonly known as [...]

Media Notice: Media Requests 7/23-8/1

GJFD PIOs will be out of town 7/23-8/1 for training. -All of our shift PIOs will be acting PIOs on the shifts they work if major incidents happen. -All media requests should go through dispatch at 970.242.2522. They will notify the Battalion Chief on duty of the request. From there the BC will be able to fulfill the media requests [...]