Guns and Hoses Broomball Blitz- A Charity Event

Gather your friends and family for a fun afternoon of competition, camaraderie, and community. Every year public safety agencies in the Grand Valley come together to host a broomball tournament benefiting a local charity. On Sunday November 19th, The Grand Junction Fire Department, The Grand Junction Police Department, Clifton Fire District, and other public safety agencies [...]

Fatal Crash on I-70

At 16:16 this evening a two vehicle crash occurred in the eastbound lanes of I-70 near Exit 32. The Grand Junction Police Department confirms that two people are dead. A third person was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. After the fatal crash while controlling traffic in the Westbound lanes, two GJPD vehicles were [...]

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 Challenged by Dual Structure Fires

At 16:49 Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to assist the Clifton Fire Department on a residential structure fire. Clifton already had apparatus assigned to two previous calls and required additional resources. The fire had started in a trailer home on the 400 block of Morning Dove Court before spreading to nearby homes. In total, four trailers were seriously [...]

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 [...]