Carbondale & Rural Fire
Protection District



Non-Emergency Phone:
(970) 963-2491


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 volunteer force supported by a paid staff.

Coffee with the Chiefs

Have coffee with Ron Leach and Gene Schilling every third Thursday of the month at the Smithy in Carbondale.
The next coffee with the chiefs will be:
July 16, from 8:00 am – 9:00 am.

Recent News

  • Board of Directors Meeting Date Change June 30, 2015 - June 30, 2015 Carbondale, CO – The Board of Directors of the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District have changed their regular July meeting from July 8, 2015 to July 7, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. The change is due to lack of a quorum. The meeting will be held at the Carbondale Fire Station, 301 […]
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Cattle Creek Area Wildfire June 24, 2015 - Carbondale, CO – A report of a wildfire sent crews from Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District to the Cattle Creek area this afternoon. There were multiple reports of lightning strikes in the area. A 50 foot by 50 foot fire was found burning in the pinion & juniper tree on Meadow View Lane, Glenwood […]
  • Carbondale Fire Offering Free Blood Pressure Checks June 23, 2015 - Carbondale, CO – Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are offering free blood pressure checks. On Saturday, June 27 from 10 am until 2 pm, volunteer EMTs will be set up in the fire department’s mobile command trailer in the parking lot at City Market in Carbondale to offer free blood […]