Denver Fire Company reports 2015 activity

By on February 3, 2016

The Denver Volunteer Fire Company end of the year report lists a total of 205 calls for service in 2015. An average of 13 firefighters responded to each call.

The average response time was 3.5 minutes, meaning that a fire truck was on its way to a call in less than four minutes after being dispatched by the county 911 center.

Firefighters logged 1,461 hours of service for fire calls in 2015. In addition, firefighters participated in 2,110 hours of training. This includes mandated refresher courses and certification courses for new firefighters.

The value of property saved in fire calls in 2015 was almost $3 million. Actual property loss was $173,000.

Officers for 2016 include: Fire Chief Shannon Hilton, Deputy Chief Shawn Hilton, Assistant Chiefs Matt Martzall and Josh Mertz, Captain Dave Harrower, Lieutenenant Dean Fry, and Fire Police Captain Ron Petery.


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