GJFD In the News

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    Emergency alert systems being tested on cellphones, TVs and radios across nation Wednesday

    Federal agencies will broadcast a message to cellphones, televisions and radios across the U.S. Wednesday to test the nation’s emergency alert systems. Additional Info...
  2. Parked airplane at airport

    Thousands of gallons of fire retardant ready 24/7 at GJT

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - At the outskirts of the Grand Junction Regional Airport sits a small office building with a garage, a secured parking lot, and four huge industrial tanks that hold over 30,000 gallons of concentrated fire retardant. Additional Info...
  3. Father pinning badge on new firefighter in dress uniform

    Grand Junction Fire Department holds its graduation for recruits

    Friday evening, the Grand Junction Fire Department had its graduation at the Convention Center. Additional Info...
  1. Plane spraying flame retardant on fire area

    Brush fire near Bookcliffs likely human caused, officials say

    With wildfire season kicking into gear after a wet spring, more wildfires are popping up across Colorado. A new one sprung up Tuesday morning near a shooting range on 27 1/4 Road at the base of the Bookcliffs. Additional Info...
  2. Firefighter in uniform seen outside burned RV window

    RV destroyed in blaze

    A motor-home was destroyed by a fire Thursday on Orchard Mesa. The Grand Junction Fire Department says the person driving the RV saw smoke and pulled over, and the vehicle caught on fire. Additional Info...
  1. Picture of the back of a fire truck next to burned house

    Bystander heroically saves dog from burning garage fire

    You might have caught glimpses of the smoke from miles away, billowing from a garage/storage shed off of H road next to Appleton Elementary. Before firefighters arrived the cloud was black and cloaked the burning structure. Additional Info...
  2. PIO applying fake blood to actor&#39s neck

    Grand Junction first responders practice for aviation catastrophe

    By 7 a.m. Tuesday morning, actors were lined up in anticipation to find out what sort of injuries their character suffered during a fake airplane crash. Additional Info...