GJFD In the News

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    GJFD Deploys to the Mosquito Fire

    On Friday, September 9th, a Grand Junction Fire Department Wildland Team deployed with Brush 6 to California for the Mosquito Fire. Read on...
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    What constitutes fire danger and red flag warnings

    High winds over the last few days are contributing to high fire danger. But some areas such as Mesa County are not under restrictions or red flag warnings despite high winds and dry conditions. Other than a no burn advisory. Additional Info...
  3. GJFD Chief talking at the ground breaking ceremony

    City of Grand Junction breaks ground on Fire Station 8

    The city of Grand Junction broke ground on the $6 million Fire Station 8, a.k.a. the “two pony station,” located at 31 Road and D 1/2 Road, Thursday. Additional Info...
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    New ‘Wildfire Learning Network’ open to the community

    As Colorado moves into warmer temperatures, Two Rivers Wildfire Coalition is launching a new ‘Wildfire Learning Network’ program open to the community. The purpose is to proactively educate the community about preventing wildfires. Additional Info...
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    Grand Junction’s newest fire station is nearing completion

    The Grand Junction Fire Department’s newest station is nearing completion and the department is asking for the community’s help as they get closer to opening the doors. Additional Info...
  2. arial view of fire department putting out a fire by river

    Grand Junction Fire Department responds to brush fire

    Monday morning around 9 a.m. the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to a brush fire just south of the Gunnison River in the Redlands area. This happened near Rosevale Road and Gunnison Dam Road south of Grand Junction. Additional Info...
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    Ag Fire prompts caution for open burn season

    Grand Junction Fire Department answered a 9AM call near the Redlands for an agricultural burn. The sight blew nearby residents away. The fire didn’t affect nearby homes but it took multiple crews to contain it. Additional Info...
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    GJFD launches online CPR training video

    The Grand Junction Fire Department has launched a new online video aimed at helping learn how to perform CPR. Additional Info...
  1. man painting black paint on station 6 art

    Fire station No. 6 gets new sculpture

    It started with an old black and white photograph from the Grand Junction Fire Department archives. Next came about a half a ton of sheet metal. Then it was time for Jeff Bates to go to work. Additional Info...
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    Local metal artist installs artwork for fire department based upon 1890 photo

    The Grand Junction Fire Station 6 installed a new piece of artwork. The artwork is based on an 1890 photograph showing a horse and mule pulling a ladder wagon. The photo was blown up and traced onto steel and was then cut by hand with a plasma cutter. Additional Info...
  3. KN95 Masks at GJFD Administration

    KN95 Masks Available at GJFD Administration Building

    The Grand Junction Fire Department has received a limited number of free surgical and KN95 masks provided by the state. Read on...
  4. Fire Crew trying to put out fire next to Fire Truck while mobile home is smoking

    Fire crews and police officers respond to early morning fire at a mobile home on Highway 50

    Early Thursday morning, the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of an individual stuck inside a house that was on fire. According to the fire department, crews received the call at 3:56 a.m. and responded to the 600 block of Hwy 50. Additional Info...