2015 IAFF Fallen Firefighters Memorial

Firefighters and paramedics from around the U.S. and Canada gathered in Colorado Springs on Saturday, September 19. They were there to attend a ceremony held by the International Association of Fire Fighters honoring the sacrifice made by paramedics and firefighters who have given their lives in the line of duty.   The names of 310 first responders […]


Red Rocks 9-11 Stair Climb

Nearly 2,000 people – firefighters, friends and family members, took part in this year’s Stair Climb at Red Rocks. Their goal – to climb 110 stories – the height of the World Trade Center, to remember the 343 firefighters who lost their lives during the attacks on September 11, 2001. In all, more than 400 […]


South Metro Firefighters: Fitness Test

Firefighters spend their lives being ready. At South Metro Fire Rescue, a typical day is actually two days- our folks in the fire stations work 48 hours straight and then have 96 hours off. And, at any time during their shift they can be called upon to put out a stove fire, a house fire, […]