Fire Safety

  • Moving to Stage I Fire Restrictions

    Posted August 30, 2018 by Jenny
    Effective 12:01 a.m. Friday, August 31, The Town of Carbondale*, Garfield County, Pitkin County, the White River National Forest and BLM lands managed by Colorado River Valley Field Office in Eagle, Garfield and Pitkin counties will reduce fire restrictions from Stage II to Stage I.
  • Be prepared in the event of an evacuation

    Posted August 2, 2018 by Jenny
    The first step to being prepared is to sign up for emergency alerts at  garco911.org or pitkinalert.org This is where residents are notified of evacuations for wildfires or floods, or to shelter in place for other critical incidents. Register to receive emergency alerts via text, call, or email. If you are already signed up, log in to ensure your address and contact information are correct. Alerts are sent based on the addresses registered.
  • Burn Ban in the Town of Carbondale

    Posted May 30, 2018 by Jenny
  • Press Release - No Open Burning Permits Being Issued

    Posted May 23, 2018 by Jenny
    Carbondale, Colo. – Effectively immediately, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District will not be issuing any open burning permits. The fuel moisture content is low, there is not a lot of rain predicted in the near future and experts are predicting an increased wildfire risk in our area.
  • Be Sure to Check Your Alarms at Daylight Saving Time!

    Posted March 7, 2017 by Jenny
  • Do Your New Year's Resolutions Include Fire Safety?

    Posted January 3, 2017 by Jenny
    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.
  • Put a Freeze on Winter Fires

    Posted December 15, 2016 by Jenny
  • Winter Safety Tips

    Posted November 15, 2016 by Jenny
  • Bike Helmet Giveaway at Mountain Fair

    Posted July 26, 2016 by Jenny
    We are giving away bike helmets at certain times each day at Mountain Fair! On Saturday & Sunday, at 11 am & 2 pm, we will give away 15 bike helmets to kids at our first aid booth.
  • Sparklers Get Hot!

    Posted June 29, 2016 by Jenny
    How hot does a sparkler get? Up to 1200 degrees! Be careful when using sparklers! Here are some tips to keep your kids safe with sparklers from safekids.org