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 Village Smithy in Carbondale.
The next Coffee with the Chiefs will be:
November 19, from 8:00 am – 9:00 am.

Recent News

  • Don’t Invite Us to Thanksgiving Dinner! November 25, 2015 - Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day and Christmas Ev
  • Deep Frying a Turkey November 24, 2015 - Are you deep frying a turkey this Thanksgiving? Yum .... But, before you set up your turkey fryer, remember these safety tips.... Be Safe with your turkey fryer so you can enjoy your creation!
  • Make a Plan Before A Winter Storm November 19, 2015 - Ready.Gov has great tips on making a plan to connect by text, e-mail, social media or cell before a winter storm.