Grand Junction Fire Department Launches New, User-Friendly Website

Today the City of Grand Junction officially launched a new website, www.gjcity.org in collaboration with CivicPlus, the website designer. As part of this redesign, the Grand Junction Fire Department is excited to announce a Fire Department specific section of the website which can be found at www.gjcity.org/fire.   The new, service-focused website is mobile-friendly and makes accessibility a priority. The site can [...]

GJFD Recognized by Colorado Bureau of Investigations

Colorado Bureau of Investigation Director (and former Grand Junction Police Chief) John Camper visited his old stomping grounds last week to recognize a couple of our employees for their exceptional partnership to CBI. Station 3 Hazardous Materials Team and CBI Director John Camper In July of this year, CBI was conducting a complex crime investigation [...]

GJFD Station 6 Opening November 9th

The construction of Grand Junction Fire Department Station 6, located at 729 27 Road, is now complete. GJFD is in the process of moving in furniture and equipment for an official opening Monday, November 9th.  The Department will host a private in-person hose uncoupling ceremony that will be shared with the community through local media and Facebook Live at 11:00 AM on Monday, November [...]

GJFD Responds to Two Homes on Fire on Darby Dr.

At 10:25 AM Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a fire on the 500 block of Darby Drive. When crews arrived on scene they found heavy smoke with active fire on two neighboring homes. Everyone had safely evacuated and GJFD crews were able to quickly perform an interior search and attack the fire from inside [...]

Two GJFD Personnel Test Positive for COVID-19

Grand Junction Fire Department has learned that two first responders have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19.) The first responders quickly identified their symptoms and are self-quarantining and not on duty.  All GJFD personnel are continuing daily symptom monitoring and tracking prior to reporting for duty.  As with any case, all contact tracing and possible exposure [...]

GJFD Serving up Fire Safety in the Kitchen

This week Grand Junction Fire Department is observing National Fire Prevention Week and Serving Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen! The campaign works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.    Nationally, almost half (44%) of reported home fires started in the kitchen. So far this year, GJFD has [...]