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Evacuees moving out of Windermere apartments in Littleton

The 163 seniors evicted from the Windermere apartments after a devastating November fire are gearing up to haul their belongings out of the building, but many are concerned about being given just two … more

Windermere fire victim drew complaints over smoking

The man who died in a Nov. 17 fire at the Windermere apartments in Littleton had drawn complaints for smoking inside his unit, according to a police report. Michael Mitchell, 70, was found dead in … more

Windermere residents, evacuated after fire, to spend another week waiting

Residents of the Windermere apartments, displaced by a Nov. 17 fire, got their first update in a week on Nov. 27, but there wasn't much to learn. More contamination testing will be needed before … more

Seniors likely won't be able to return to Windermere apartment building hit by fire until at least next week

The seniors displaced by an early-morning fire at the Windermere apartments on Nov. 17 aren't going home this week. That was the message from Michael Haselhoff, the project director at Insterstate … more

Windermere fire ruled accidental, residents still waiting for news

Residents of the Windermere apartments in Littleton are still waiting to find out when or if they'll be able to return to their units, two days after an early-morning fire forced the evacuation of … more

Windermere fire: 'I can't believe this is happening again'

For some of the dozen residents who spent the night in a Red Cross shelter after a fire forced the evacuation of the Windermere senior living apartments on Nov. 17, the situation feels all too … more

One dead, 13 injured, dozens displaced as fire forces evacuation of Littleton apartment building for seniors

At least 13 people were injured — three seriously — after an early-morning fire forced the evacuation of a tower of an apartment complex for seniors on Nov. 17. more

Residents displaced after late-night apartment fire

A late-night fire at South Creek Apartments, at 5891 South Nevada Street, just north of Arapahoe Community College, left all 18 units uninhabitable and all residents displaced on Oct. 24. No injuries … more

A look at the details of Littleton's fire-inclusion plan

Littleton voters will decide this fall whether to include the city within the boundaries of South Metro Fire Rescue, among the more significant decisions the city's voters have faced in recent years. … more

Colorado's Task Force lends a helping hand in North Carolina

Tropical storm Florence has had a devastating impact on North Carolina. A North Carolina Emergency Management spokesperson confirmed to the Lakewood Sentinel that the death toll from the storm is 16. … more

Thousands remember 9/11 at Colorado Memorial Stair Climb

More than 2,300 people gathered the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11 to “never forget.” The participants of the 2018 Colorado 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb paid tribute to the 343 FDNY firefighters and almost 3,000 Americans who died on 9/11 by climbing the equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center. more

Littleton, South Metro preparing for fire merger

With only months to go before Littleton Fire Rescue disbands and hands over firefighting duties to South Metro Fire Rescue, the two departments are working closely together to make sure the upcoming … more

Judge turns down fire ballot challenge

A judge recently denied local political fixture Carol Brzeczek's challenges against elements of the ballot measure that will determine whether Littleton becomes fully included in the boundaries of … more

Fire departments rescue trapped dog in Centennial

More than a dozen men turned a backyard in a quiet Centennial neighborhood into a makeshift construction scene, sawing, hammering and digging their way to rescuing a family's 8-year-old dog on Aug. … more

After truck fire, I-25 back open south of Arapahoe Road

A truck fire on southbound Interstate 25 south of East Arapahoe Road has closed down that direction of the highway and the light rail in the area, according to South Metro Fire Rescue. An extended closure is expected. more

Fireworks fly in face of fire fears

The sky over Cornerstone and Belleview parks at the border of Littleton and Englewood filled with fireworks on July 4, despite a wildfire season that saw many towns across the state cancel their … more

South Metro Fire Rescue crews help battle wildfires across Colorado

As Colorado celebrated Independence Day, six wildfires of 1,000 acres or more were challenging fire crews across the state. Personnel from South Metro Fire Rescue were among those working to douse … more

Wildfires destroy homes in Colorado

A growing wildfire destroyed more than 100 homes in the Colorado mountains, while other blazes across the parched U.S. West kept hundreds of other homes under evacuation orders and derailed holiday … more

Options abound for fireworks fun

Independence Day offers a wealth of options for those looking to see the night sky lit up with color and sound. One of the biggest celebrations has been held at Denver’s Civic Center Park for the … more

Citizen challenge to fire ballot burns on

A citizen effort to challenge the language of the ballot measure on whether to include Littleton in the boundaries of South Metro Fire Rescue has hit snags, but its author is pressing ahead — and … more
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