Era Of Megafires Film Screening at CMU

Colorado Mesa University’s Department of Physical and Environmental Science will be holding a public film screening and panel discussion in conjunction with Grand Junction Fire Department, Bureau of Land Management, Clifton Fire Department, and Rivers Edge West. This is a free event and community members and media are encouraged to join the discussion on Monday, [...]

Fire Prevention Week October 7th – 13th 2018

Fire Prevention Week was started following the tragedy of the Great Chicago Fire that burned October 8-10, 1871. The Great Fire was supposedly started by a cow kicking over a lantern in a barn and ultimately caused 300 people to lose their lives, and left 100,000 others homeless. Since this tragedy, the fire service, and specifically fire prevention week work to make our [...]

GJFD Responds to Desert Rescue

At 4:15 PM the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a child involved in an ATV crash in the desert. Grand Junction Police Department, Mesa County Sheriff's Office, and Careflight also responded to the call. Law enforcement officers assisted in conducting an initial search of the area and were not able to locate [...]