Community News

  • Holiday Safety Tips + Tricks

    Posted November 19, 2020 by Taylor Rogers

    We know it’s hard to believe, but the holidays have snuck up rather quickly this year. We’re hopeful that we can put the immense amount of change and stress from this year behind us (if at least for a moment) and safely enjoy decorating for the holidays and cozying up…

  • CO Detectors + Daylight Savings Time

    Posted October 29, 2020 by Taylor Rogers

    As the weather is getting colder and the days are getting shorter, most of us are preparing to hunker in for the winter. That means more meals cooking in the oven, turning on our fireplaces, and heating up our wood stoves. We’d like to remind you of the

  • The Gallagher Amendment: Information for Ballot Question 7B

    Posted October 1, 2020 by Taylor Rogers

    A Word from the Chief

    So far in 2020 our fire district and community have dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic and the long-lasting effects of a very active, dangerous, and serious wildfire season.

    During the past seven months, we were required to not only learn about

  • Carbondale Fire District's Initial Attack Program

    Posted August 28, 2020 by Taylor Rogers

    While there are many programs and community outreach opportunities that the Carbondale Fire District participates in, we wanted to shine some light on the Initial Attack Program that the department started over 25 years ago. This program was the first of its kind and since its inception, many other departments…

  • Fire Restrictions and Backcountry Adventures

    Posted July 24, 2020 by Jenny Cutright

    As of Friday, June 26, Garfield and surrounding counties are in Stage I fire restrictions. These restrictions are implemented in Garfield, Pitkin, Gunnison, BLM, and USFS. What are Stage I Fire Restrictions and how do they affect you? Read on before you set off on your next adventure.  

  • Wildfires & High Water

    Posted June 11, 2020 by Taylor Rogers

    It’s that time of year again and we’d like to talk about wildfire and high water safety. As more people are venturing into the mountains to recreate it’s important to know the risks, stay up-to-date on alerts, and be prepared for any situation.

    Wildfires

    Since Colorado has had a considerably…

  • Neighbors Helping Neighbors

    Posted May 29, 2020 by Taylor Rogers

    Have you ever wondered what an Incident Management Team (IMT) is and what exactly they do? Did you know that the Carbondale Fire District has their own IMT that helped firsthand in the COVID-19 crisis in the Roaring Fork Valley? We’re taking the time this month to answer these questions…

  • Unofficial Election Results

    Posted May 5, 2020 by Jenny Cutright

     

    PRESS RELEASE                                                          

    For Immediate Release – Election Results

    Jenny Cutright, Public Information Officer

    cutright@carbondalefire.org

    May 5,…

  • Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Set in Place

    Posted April 15, 2020 by Taylor Rogers

    Current Fire Restrictions in Garfield, Eagle, and Pitkin Counties, and White River National Forest and BLM Lands in these Counties

    We know that throughout the COVID-19 crisis, a lot has changed over the course of a month. As many of our public health and safety officials have been busy trying…

  • Inspiration to Stay Home

    Posted March 27, 2020 by Taylor Rogers

    It may feel like our world has turned upside down overnight, and honestly, for most of us, it has. We are suddenly out of work, our kids are home from school/day care, and now we have to adapt to a Stay at Home Order. Many of us are wondering where…