Carbondale & Rural Fire
Protection District

 

 

Non-Emergency Phone:
(970) 963-2491

911

Mission Statement

To serve the communities within the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District and help create a safer environment through the provision of quality emergency services, public education, and prevention programs with a professional dedicated force of volunteers and paid staff.
   Coffee with the Chiefs

Have coffee with Ron Leach and Gene Schilling every third Thursday of the month at the Village Smithy in Carbondale. The next Coffee with the Chiefs will be Jan 19, from 8:00 am – 9:00 am.
   Staff Planning Meeting
The Carbondale Fire staff meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at the headquarters building. The public is invited to attend. The next Staff Planning Meeting will be Jan 25, from 10 am – 11 am. 

 

Recent News

  • Hands-Only CPR Can Save Lives! thumbnail

    Hands-Only CPR Can Save Lives!

    Posted February 16, 2017

    More than 1,000 people suffer non-traumatic cardiac arrest outside hospitals — including about 26 children — each day in the U.S. Only 46% of those get the immediate help that they need before professional help arrives. CPR, especially if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance… learn more »

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    Avalanche Safety

    Posted January 12, 2017
    Avalanche Safety

    Year after year, hundreds of people – skiers, snowboarders, snowmobilers, snowshoers, etc. – find themselves caught in an avalanche. Avalanche terrain is any snow-covered hill, mountain, or slope steeper than about 30 degrees. It doesn’t matter if the slope is big or a very small. Also, it doesn’t matter…

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  • Do Your New Year’s Resolutions Include Fire Safety? thumbnail

    Do Your New Year's Resolutions Include Fire Safety?

    Posted January 3, 2017
    While the winter months are upon us, it may seem like wildfire is the last thing on most of our minds. But the truth is, in some areas of our state, wildfires continue to be a threat. It’s never too soon to start preparing your property for the upcoming wildfire season. learn more »