GJFD Wildland Team Deploying to Goodwin Fire, AZ

This evening the Grand Junction Fire Department Wildland Team will be deploying to assist with fighting the Goodwin Fire in Arizona. Firefighters Josh Evans, Wes Engbarth, Jacob Long, and Jake Cherveny along with Brush 4 will deploy to the fire. While high-hazard conditions exist in Grand Junction and the surrounding areas, the GJFD does still [...]

Media Notice: GJFD Wildland Team Deploying to Goodwin Fire, AZ

Tonight around 17:00 the Grand Junction Fire Department Wildland Team will be deploying to assist with fighting the Goodwin Fire in Arizona. We invite media to meet at GJFD Station 4, located at 2884 B 1/2 Rd at 16:00 for footage of the deployment. Firefighters Josh Evans, Wes Engbarth, Jacob Long, and Jake Cherveny along [...]

Media Notice: Massive CPR event tomorrow with GJFD & American Heart Association

Tomorrow, Saturday June 24th at 08:00 the Grand Junction Fire Department and American Heart Association will be co-hosting a mass CPR event with hundreds of participants at Grand Junction High School. To kick off the event, the American Heart Association will be presenting Mesa County EMS, GJFD, and Clifton Fire Department with a prestigious recognition award [...]

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 http://www.cprisfree.com.”  As part of the program’s expansion, [...]