GJFD In the News

  1. overnight crash

    Two people are in the hospital, after overnight crash

    Two people are in the hospital, after an overnight collision on North Avenue. Additional Info...
  2. honoring retired captain

    Grand Junction Fire Department Honors Retired Captain on 90th Birthday Read More: Grand Junction Fi

    Members of the Grand Junction Fire Department paid tribute to a former Captain yesterday during his 90th birthday celebration. Additional Info...
  3. Colorado Rescue Team

    Colorado rescue teams responding to high number of dog-related calls

    Rescue teams are urging dog owners to think twice before taking their pets on difficult hikes, as the number of dog-related rescue calls surges this summer. Additional Info...
  4. In the line of fire

    In the line of fire

    Kasie Billings stood proud on the stage at the Avalon Theatre for her Friday graduation ceremony from the Grand Junction Fire Department academy. Her husband, Joseph, equally proud, walked onto the stage to pin Kasie’s badge onto her navy blue uniform.
  1. triple digit temperatures

    Safety in triple digit temperatures

    Temperatures have once again reached into the triple digits. With hot temperatures in the area, it is important to know the signs of excessive heat exposure and how to protect yourself. Additional Info...
  2. Van Catches Fire

    District 51 van catches fire

    This morning crews responded to a van on fire in Grand Junction. Around 7:20 this morning, the driver of that van was traveling near the 1200 block of Grand Avenue and 12th street when he noticed a problem with the car. Additional Info...
  3. Mobile Home Fire

    Mobile home caught fire

    At about 11AM today, the Grand Junction fire crews responded to a mobile home fire off 28 and B Road. The owners of a RV were conducting maintenance when a flash fire started inside the mobile home. Additional Info...
  4. 370 x 275

    Clifton area house fire caused by fireworks

    The Clifton Fire Protection District responded to a house fire on the 500 block of Dodge St. early Monday morning. According to the department, fireworks were the cause. Additional Info...
  1. Oil Springs Fire

    UPDATE: Highway 139 remains closed due to Oil Springs Fire, evacuations ordered

    According to CDOT, Highway 139 is closed in both directions at Douglass Pass due to the Oil Springs Fire. According to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, the fire is burning 20 miles south of Rangely. Additional Info...
  2. Water Safety

    Water safety tips

    With these triple digit temperatures, more and more people are recreating in the water. But it’s important to make sure you’re doing so safely. Additional Info...
  3. high heat expected

    Heat wave hits the Western Slope, 106° temperatures expected Tuesday and Wednesday

    Monday was the Grand Valley’s hottest day so far in 2021, with temperatures reaching 102°F in Grand Junction. Health experts say the next few days will pose an even greater risk for heat-related illnesses, along with increased wildfire risk. Additional Info...
  4. Cabinet Fire

    GJFD responds to overnight fire at cabinet shop

    Overnight on Monday, crews with the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a fire at a cabinet shop in the 500 block of 25 Road. The department says that around 11:15 p.m. Additional Info...