Entries by Cheryl Dale

Sky Hi News – Fire on the Mountain

Our Wildland firefighters must complete annual refreshers and pass tests to be certified as a wildland firefighter and go out on assignments. In this article, Lance Maggart provides a look at the dedication that our men and women have.  Please take a look… http://www.skyhinews.com/news/the-heat-is-on-fire-on-the-mountain/

2017 Work Capacity Test for Wildland Red Card

Each year our wildland firefighters must recertify their Red Card to fight wildland fires.  These men and women must go through class room training, a field day, and they must do a Work Capacity test, which is a 3 mile walk (no running) carrying a 45 lb pack in 46:30 or under at our higher elevation. […]

Ice Rescue Certification Training

  Grand Lake Fire recently conducted Ice Rescue Certification training.  We had a total of 15 (10 new certifications, 5 refreshers) students from 5 different fire departments in the county.  Training consisted of 6 hours of classroom and 6 hours of field day.  Under the instruction of Grand Lake Fire’s certified Ice Rescue Instructor Lt. Blake […]

Grand Lake Search

Sharing the Sky High News article about the search for Bill Schade. Grand Lake Fire extends our sympathy to the family and friends of Bill Schade. http://www.skyhinews.com/news/bill-schades-body-found-near-shadow-mountain-shoreline/