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    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4)– Firefighters rescued several cats and kittens when they responded to a garage fire in Centennial. Crews with South Metro Fire and Rescue rushed to the fire in the 5700 block of S. Kalispell Ct. in Centennial. (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue) When they arrived, smoke and flames were pouring from the garage. Firefighters were able to get the fire under control and rescue multiple cats and kittens. (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue) Those felines were reunited with their humans. Fortunately, no one was injured, including the pets. (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue) The garage suffered major damage. Firefighters continue to investigate what caused the fire.
    PARKER, Colo. (CBS4)– Firefighters with South Metro Fire Rescue used the ladder on their truck to rescue a person trapped in a trench. Crews were called to the construction site in Parker on Tuesday morning. (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue) The construction site is located near Pine Lane and Twenty Mile Road. (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue) Firefighters extended the ladder over the hole and used ropes to lift out the person. Crews treated the person on scene after the rescue from the trench. (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)
    SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Authorities say an early morning fire at an abandoned house in south Sacramento was intentionally set. Scene of the arson investigation along Calvine Road. (Credit: Sacramento Metro Fire) The fire happened a little after 2 a.m. Monday at a home along Calvine Road. Sacramento Metro Fire Department crews responded to the scene and found the home was vacant. Firefighters contained the flames, but not before the home suffered some damage. Exactly what started the fire is under investigation, but firefighters do suspect it was arson. Anyone with information about who may have started the fire is urged to call Metro Fire’s Arson Tip Line at (916) 859-3775.
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – South Metro firefighters rushed to a garage fire in unincorporated Jefferson County on Saturday afternoon. A large plume of smoke could be see in the area. Crews responded to West Maplewood Drive near Pierce Street and Bowles Avenue. They say the garage was fully engulfed and some vehicles caught fire. (credit: South Metro Fire) Everyone evacuated the home, and crews saved a snake. The fire is now under control. It’s not clear what caused the fire.
    PARKER, Colo. (CBS4)– Firefighters rushed to a burning home in Parker on Friday night. When crews arrived at 8463 Wheatgrass Cir., the fire that started in the garage had spread to the home, the second floor and the basement. (credit: South Metro Fire) Crews were initially concerned about the flames from the home spreading to nearby homes. Neighbors were evacuated and fortunately firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading, although there is some damage to the side of a neighboring home. (credit: South Metro Fire) A car parked in the driveway was damaged. No one was injured. What caused the fire is being investigated. WHEATGRASS CIR. UPDATE: firefighters are reporting the fire has extended from the garage and into the second floor and basement. There are also concerns about the fire extending to homes next door. Residents evacuated safely. Fire suppression and searches are continuing. — South Metro Fire...
    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4)– Firefighters with South Metro Fire Rescue helped out a distressed pet owner by rescuing a cat from a drainage system. Kubo’s human heard his cries for help on Monday. (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue) Crews used high pressure air to scare him into the arms of a Pikes Peak Humane Society Officer who then handed the 1-year-old cat back to his owner. (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue) Kubo the 1 year old cat was trapped in a @highlands_ranch drainage system yesterday. His human heard his meows for help this morning and called SMFR. Firefighters used high pressure air to scare him into the arms of a waiting @HSPPR Officer. He is uninjured and safe at home now! — South Metro Fire Rescue (@SouthMetroPIO) November 17, 2020 The cat was not injured but it’s still unclear how he got into that storm drain- or why!...
    SOUTH SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Two people were displaced by a fire at their South Sacramento home over the weekend. A fire was reported just after 9 p.m. on Duryea Drive. Sac Metro firefighters say the fire started in the attic of the home and then spread to the attic. There were reports of explosions, but firefighters say that can happen when things like car tires increase their pressure and pop. No injuries were reported. The cause is under investigation. #DuryeaDr images — Metro Fire of Sacramento (@metrofirepio) November 9, 2020
    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters rescued a person from beneath a forklift in Douglas County on Friday night. South Metro firefighters responded to a U-Haul facility on County Line Road near University Boulevard. (credit: South Metro Fire) Officials say they had to lift the entire 2,000 lb. machine off of the victim due to their position underneath. Crews used tools including jacks, airbags and a technique called “cribbing” in which wooden blocks prop the machine up and prevent it from falling again should a tool fail. (credit: South Metro Fire) Firefighters say it took nearly 20 minutes for the victim to be moved and rescued. Paramedics treated them as soon as the forklift was lifted. (credit: South Metro Fire) (credit: South Metro Fire) The person’s injuries are considered to be serious, but it’s not clear how they’re doing.
    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – More than 15 fire engines arrived in Larimer County on Monday to help at the Cameron Peak Fire. Strong wind speeds and dead fuel helped the Cameron Peak Fire by more than 1,500 acres on Sunday. Some of those firefighters came from South Metro Fire Rescue. South Metro Brush 33 with a crew of 4 personnel joined firefighters from across the front range to assist with the #cameronpeakfire in Larimer County this morning. They’re part of a “surge group” of 15 engines assigned to provide support for critical missions on the incident. — South Metro Fire Rescue (@SouthMetroPIO) September 21, 2020 The elevated fire activity prompted evacuations for those in the Red Feather and Crystal Lakes areas. Air tankers and helicopters are still providing support. The RMA has received notification that a VLAT (Very Large Air Tanker), four LATs & Lead are on their way...
    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – South Metro firefighters say a brush fire ignited in Douglas County on Saturday. Smoke can be seen from Parker. The fire is on War Bonnet Trail. Several acres have burned, but no structures are damaged. Update – Several acres burning north of War Bonnet Trl. Structure protection in place and firefighters are working on containment. No injuries reported and no structures damaged. @AuroraFireDpt is assisting. Updates to follow. — South Metro Fire Rescue (@SouthMetroPIO) August 1, 2020 Aurora firefighters are also at the scene. South Metro says the fire is under control, and they are working to put out hot spots. It is not clear what caused the fire.
    (CBS4) — South Metro firefighters rescued a horse trapped upside down in a ditch near Parker Friday afternoon. (credit: South Metro Fire) Vets provided medical treatment while SMFR built a mechanical rescue system. The operation took about 90 minutes. (credit: South Metro Fire) The horse stood on her own and was treated for dehydration. (credit: South Metro Fire)