Firehouse News

  • Public Safety Coffee with the Chiefs to be Held

    Posted January 15, 2015 by webdev
    Carbondale, CO Coffee With the Chiefs will take place every third Thursday at the Village Smithy Restaurant in Carbondale, CO, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Carbondale Police Department and Carbondale Fire Department are joining together to host a monthly Public Safety Coffee with the Chiefs. The purpose of Public Safety Coffee with the Chiefs is to offer the public an opportunity to meet their Police Chief (Gene Schilling) and Fire Chief (Ron Leach) in a casual setting, ask questions, and learn about the police and fire departments.
  • Carbondale Fire Responds to Propane Delivery Truck on Fire

    Posted January 5, 2015 by webdev
    Carbondale, CO At 9:44 p.m. on Sunday, January 4, 2015, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged for a report of a structure fire at Propane Services, 1058 County Road 100, Carbondale. While en-route, dispatch reported that a propane delivery truck was on fire. The first responding fire engine was on scene in 15 minutes. When the first responding engine arrived on scene, they found the cab of a propane truck fully involved in fire, with flames reaching the propane tank. The fire was extinguished and the propane tank cooled before it had a chance to activate the pressure relief valve or catch on fire.