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 July 21, 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 June 29, from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm. *DATE CHANGE*
Posted June 21, 2016
It is getting hotter and hotter. Today may be the hottest day (so far) of 2016. We want to help you keep others safe and prevent a tragedy. An average of 37 children per year and untold numbers of pets left in parked vehicles die from heat stroke (hyperthermia). Studies have shown that the temperature inside a parked vehicle can rapidly rise to a dangerous level for children, pets and even adults. Leaving the windows slightly open does not significantly decrease the heating rate. learn more »
Posted June 14, 2016
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for June 15 and June 16. The expected weather includes gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels. Open burning will not be allowed during Red Flag Warnings. learn more »
Posted June 7, 2016
Our rivers are running high.... are you flood smart? Great info from the Pitkin County Emergency Management Team (we're part of it). Check it out! learn more »