GJFD Cliff Rescue

At 12:32 PM the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a rescue call for a climber that fell near the Spyglass Ridge Subdivision in Orchard Mesa. When crews arrived on scene, members of the climbing party were able to guide rescuers to the patient and provide important patient care information. The crew was able to [...]

Open Burning Starts Tomorrow: Permits are Required

Spring open burn season for the City of Grand Junction begins on March 1st and runs through April 30th; the County open burn season begins March 1st and runs through May 31st. Open burn permits are required and available through Grand Junction Fire Department Administration (970-549-5800) if the property is in the City limits, or Mesa [...]

Dumpster Fire Threatens Residential Complex

At 10:06 PM The Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a dumpster fire threatening a multi-story residential complex in the 1600 block of North Avenue. Upon arrival, crews  found a dumpster on fire, next to the complex. Grand Junction Police Department assisted with evacuation of the complex while fire crews extinguished the fire. [...]

GJFD Responds to 416 Fire

At 0600 tomorrow, June 5th, The Grand Junction Fire Department will deploy a team of wildland firefighters to the 416 fire near Durango, CO. Engine Boss Stacy Rollins, Engineer Wes Engbarth, and Firefighters Billy Reyez and Clark Thompson could be gone for up to two weeks helping fight the blaze alongside 384 other firefighters. The [...]