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NFPA Grilling Infographic

Is your Fire Station grill following NFPA guidelines?

We are promoting summer grilling safety tips for the public through community outreach and social media. So that we are walking our talk when grilling at fire stations, please ensure we are following these NFPA guidelines, particularly the three-foot safe zone away from siding and not grilling under awnings. Thank you! Download & print the […]

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Modified Duty

OVERVIEW: Assignment to a Modified Duty position is a benefit to members and a right of management. Modified Duty is a short-term alternative employment opportunity available to members injured in the line of duty. ASSIGNMENT TO MODIFIED DUTY: A member’s restrictions will determine the reporting date for a Modified Duty assignment. When members report to […]

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FMLA

Basic Leave Entitlement FMLA requires covered employers to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to eligible employees for the following reasons: • for incapacity due to pregnancy, prenatal medical care or child birth; • to care for the employee’s child after birth, or placement for adoption or foster care; • to care […]

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Mayor Hancock Announces Plans to Connect Hundreds of Homeless to Supportive Housing

News release from the Mayor’s Office:   Mayor Hancock Announces Plans to Connect Hundreds of Homeless to Supportive Housing Denver Commits to City-led Social Impact Bond during Clinton Global Initiative DENVER – Mayor Michael B. Hancock today at the Clinton Global Initiative announced Denver’s plan to connect hundreds of chronically homeless individuals with supportive housing […]

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Free tickets to July 9 (C Shift) Friends of the Denver Fire Dept “Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire” cigar & BBQ dinner

Our supporters at Friends of the Denver Fire Department foundation have offered us complimentary tickets to their biggest fundraiser of the year. Please RSVP to Sarah.Moss@denvergov.org, and I will reserve your spot. If you would like to bring a guest, please also send your guest’s name. Friends of the Denver Fire Department is a nonprofit foundation […]

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Reminder: DFD Social Media 101 discussions June 19 (A Shift) & June 20 (B Shift)

What is Twitter? What is DFD’s Facebook strategy? How can every Division help with DFD social media? What do you wish the public knew about DFD? DFD SOCIAL MEDIA 101 1030-1130 hours, June 19 (A Shift) 1030-1130 hours, June 20 (B Shift) DFD HQ 3rd floor classroom Questions? Contact DFD Outreach Program Manager Sarah Moss Sarah.Moss@denvergov.org or 720-913-3516 […]

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