Firehouse News

  • Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries

    Posted October 26, 2015 by Jenny
    One simple step can help save your life and the lives of others. Changing smoke detector and carbon monoxide alarm batteries when the time changes, testing those alarms and reminding others to do the same are some of the simplest, most effective ways to reduce these tragic deaths and injuries.
  • Carbondale Fire Receives Grant from Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District

    Posted October 21, 2015 by Jenny
    Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District chose Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District as a recipient for their 2015 Fall Grant Cycle.
  • Carbondale Fire Responds to Structure Fire at the Distinguished Boards & Beams

    Posted September 29, 2015 by Jenny
    At 12:17 p.m. on September 29, 2015, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to Distinguished Boards & Beams at 698 Merrill Avenue, Carbondale, for a report of a structure fire.
  • Carbondale Fire Responds to Small Airplane Crash Near Cattle Creek

    Posted September 27, 2015 by Jenny
    Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to a field near County Road 154 for a report of an aircraft emergency. Upon arrival, the firefighters found a single engine Cessna plane that had crashed in the field near the old Sopris Restaurant. The plane was upside down in the field. One person was still in the aircraft and needed to be extricated. (Read more)...
  • Got Drugs? - National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    Posted September 22, 2015 by Jenny
    Got Drugs? - National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, September 26 10 am - 2 pm at the Carbondale Police Department
  • Emergency 911 calls 8/31 - 9/5/15

    Posted September 9, 2015 by Jenny
    Carbondale Fire's Emergency 911 calls 8/31 - 9/5/15
  • Valley Firefighters Help in Northwest

    Posted September 6, 2015 by Jenny
    Check out the article in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent about some of our firefighters and their time fighting fires in Oregon. http://www.postindependent.com/news/18050336-113/valley-firefighters-help-in-northwest
  • Pitkin County Airport Drill

    Posted September 2, 2015 by Jenny
    Photos from the Pitkin County airport emergency training drill we participated in on September 1, 2015. Thanks to volunteer firefighter/EMT Ashley Buss for the photos!
  • Emergency 911 calls for 8/23-8/29/15

    Posted September 1, 2015 by Jenny
    Carbondale Fire Emergency 911 calls for 8/23-8/29/15
  • Carbondale Fire Crew To Help with Oregon Wildfire

    Posted August 13, 2015 by Jenny
    Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District has sent a brush truck and crew to assist at the Bendire Complex Fire near Vale, Oregon. On August 11, 2015, the United States Forest Services Dispatch requested assistance from Colorado crews, including one from Carbondale Fire, to respond to fires on in the Northwest of the United States. There are numerous wildfires burning in the Northern California/Oregon area. Due to the current low wildfire danger, the District was able to send a crew and brush truck to help.