Carbondale & Rural Fire
Protection District



Non-Emergency Phone:
(970) 963-2491


Master Plan Draft:  The Master Plan and Master Plan Presentation are now available 2015 Master Plan

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:
August 20, from 8:00 am – 9:00 am.

Recent News

  • Where’s Your Hydrant? July 20, 2015 - CARBONDALE, Colo. – Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District wants residents to find their nearest hydrant. After a wet spring, weeds have grown tall and could make it hard for firefighters to find fire hydrants during an emergency. Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District is asking residents to look for their nearest fire hydrant and remove any weeds […]
  • 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 […]