GJFD Taking Extra Precautions

Daily operations at Grand Junction Fire Department are looking a little different these days. Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics are wearing surgical masks on every medical call. This is intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community. In the early days of the outbreak, GJFD began implementing the pandemic flu plan which included extra [...]

Residential Structure Fire

At 7:51 AM The Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a residential structure fire in the 1300 block of Main Street.  Initial dispatch reports a back porch on fire with smoke and flames seen. Upon arrival units found a single family home with smoke and flames on the back side of the residence [...]

Wildfire Risk Increases in March

Historically, March is when Grand Junction Fire Department begins seeing a steep increase in wildfire calls; jumping from an historical average of 5 calls in February, to 17 calls in March.    GJFD and other agencies in the valley depend on citizens to make responsible choices and prevent wildfires from happening in the first place. [...]

GJFD Celebrates Two New Engines with a Third In the Works

Grand Junction Fire Department is celebrating putting two new clean cab engines in service and was recently approved to purchase a third. These engines are the first of their kind at the department as GJFD moves toward cancer-conscious firefighting operations. Clean cab engines offer a safer working environment for crews by eliminating the need to [...]

GJFD Hosts CPR Class with “Womannequins” for Heart Month

According to a recent study, men are more likely than women to receive CPR in public. While only 37% of all cardiac events happen in public locations, the higher rate of CPR given to men increases their survival rate 23% higher than women in those same situations. Because of this gap in care, Grand Junction [...]