Grand Junction Regional Airport & Multiple Agencies Conducting Emergency Response Drill Tomorrow

GRAND JUNCTION REGIONAL AIRPORT TO HOLD EMERGENCY RESPONSE DRILL EVENT DATE: MAY 4TH, 2017 Grand Junction, CO, May 3, 2017– A multi-agency drill will take place at the Grand Junction Regional Airport on May 4th, 2017. The agencies involved in the drill include: Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority, Mesa County Emergency Management, Grand Junction Fire [...]

Veteran Fire Engine Finds New Life in the Grand Valley

A former Grand Junction Fire Department apparatus has found a new home in the Grand Valley and will continue to be put to good use in our community. East Orchard Mesa (EOM) Fire Department recently won a bid to purchase a 2000 E-One Cyclone Engine from the City of Grand Junction. EOM Training Officer Dane Van Loon [...]

Learn Before You Burn: Grand Junction Fire Department Now Issuing Open Burning Permits

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

More Opportunities to Learn Hands-Only CPR With GJFD

This week the Grand Junction Fire Department is expanding offerings for free hands-only CPR courses in Mesa County. Spokesperson Ellis Thompson-Ellis said, “We have a free community event this Friday at 6:00 PM at the Clifton Fire Station. The class is about 30 minutes and anyone can register at”  As part of the program’s expansion, [...]

GJFD Offers Hope for Families with Children Interested in Fireplay

The Grand Junction Fire Department offers many outreach services to our community. One of the lesser-known services, our Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program, provides assessment and education for children and families experiencing fireplay or fire curiosity. Scott Myers, GJFD intervention specialist, said, “Any type of fireplay in children is dangerous. Children can’t control fire, and often [...]

Excel Energy Flaring; GJFD units will be on standby

NEWS RELEASEXcel Energy2538 Blichmann AveGrand Junction, CO 81505 (970) 244-2611 May 10, 2016   Xcel Energy Gas Project 1100 Independent Avenue – Grand Junction, CO   Grand Junction, CO: Xcel Energy will be conducting routine maintenance of gas infrastructure near 1100 Independent Avenue (the west side of the lower parking lot of Golden Corral). [...]