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    If We Can't Find You, We Can't Help You

    Posted May 15, 2017

    When an emergency strikes, we know time is of the essence. Our team strives to arrive at the location as quickly as possible, assess the situation, and get to work. However, if your home address is not clearly visible to us, we waste valuable seconds trying to locate you. If we… Read more

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    Structure Fire at 858 Garfield Ave.

    Posted May 11, 2017
    Carbondale, Colo. – At 4:40 p.m. on May 11, 2017, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to 858 Garfield Ave., Carbondale, for a report of a structure fire. Read more
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    Barn Fire on Goose Creek Lane

    Posted April 7, 2017
    Press Release - For Immediate Release - Carbondale Fire Responds to Structure Fire on Goose Creek Lane Read more
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    Be Sure to Check Your Alarms at Daylight Saving Time!

    Posted March 7, 2017

    Daylight Saving Time, when we collectively “spring forward,” is not only the time to change clocks, it’s also the perfect opportunity to check the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. This year, Daylight Saving Time is March 12, 2017.Read more

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    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… Read 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?

    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. Read more
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    Put a Freeze on Winter Fires

    Posted December 15, 2016

    It’s fun to decorate for the holidays during winter, but those holiday decorations can increase your risk for a home fire. As you deck the halls this season, be fire aware and fire smart.

    To learn about winter fire hazards and ways to prevent them, read these winter fire safety… Read more

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    Winter Safety Tips

    Posted November 15, 2016
    Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead. There are many things to think about and be aware of as the winter months draw near. Here is a list of things to consider for staying safe this winter:

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    Press Release - Three Structure Fires and a Brush Fire

    Posted November 11, 2016
    UPDATE - 4:49 pm 3 homes were involved in the fire at 6598 Highway 82 (Address Correction). One homes was totally destroyed. The fire at the other two homes have been contained..... Carbondale, Colo. – At 1:46 p.m. today, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to 6578 Highway 82, for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, the firefighters found a home fully engulfed in flames. Read more