GJFD In the News

  1. 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...
  2. Firefighters standing around a vehicle that was on fire but is now put out

    Fire department responds to car fire in Orchard Mesa

    Early Wednesday morning, the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of an SUV that caught on fire. Around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, the fire department received calls reporting a vehicle was on fire close to a home in Orchard Mesa. Additional Info...
  3. Raising awareness for Firefighter cancer prevention

    Raising awareness for firefighter cancer prevention

    Firefighters battle an increased chance of nine different types of cancer while doing their job, including testicular cancer and multiple myeloma. Additional Info...
  4. News anchor and GJFD Community Outreach talking on video call

    Neighbor’s Night at the Mesa County Library

    Every first Thursday of the month, the Mesa County Library hosts Neighbor’s Night at the Central Library. Additional Info...
  1. Ruble left after a fire/ people standing within ruble

    Colorado fire evacuation aided by daylight, access to roads

    A late-season wildfire pushed by hurricane-force winds tore through two densely populated Denver suburbs and seemed destined to leave a trail of deaths. Yet, only two people are unaccounted for out of some 35,000 forced from their homes. Additional Info...
  2. Fire Truck with ladder extended, smoke and flames in the distance

    Grand Junction Fire Dept. responds to house fire on B 1/2 Rd.

    The American Red Cross is helping those displaced in a house fire in Grand Junction. The Grand Junction Fire Department responded to the fire on the 2900 block of B 1/2 Rd. at 9:35 on Friday night. Additional Info...
  3. Fire Truck and Tow Truck with a vehicle on the back at intersection

    Two adults and two kids sent to hospital after collision on 24 1/2 Rd. and Patterson Road

    Two vehicles were traveling on 24 1/2 Rd. The first vehicle was traveling north and the second vehicle was traveling south. Both vehicles approached the intersection of 24 1/2 Rd. and Patterson Road. Additional Info...
  4. Close up of carbon monoxide detector

    Undetected carbon monoxide leak nearly kills Colorado family

    A Summit County family is lucky to be alive, fire officials say, after they flipped on a faulty furnace that poured toxic fumes into their home. Additional Info...
  1. Old Fire Station 3 Building

    Grand Junction mayor announces first priority of 2022 budget

    On Thursday, Mayor Chuck McDaniel announced that one day after the City of Grand Junction approved their 2022 budget, his first top priority for the town was public safety. Additional Info...
  2. pot full of oil going up in flames

    Safe holiday cooking advised by local fire department

    Firefighters know better than anyone: reports of house fires and smoking kitchens go up during the holidays. Most of these emergencies are preventable — but only with your help and attention. Additional Info...
  3. Close up of water faucet

    22 seniors relocated after broken water line

    Grand Junction Fire Department responded to the 2800 block of Patterson Road for a fire alarm at an assisted living facility at 4:31 PM Sunday evening. Additional Info...
  4. Close up to Mantey Heights sign