Firehouse News

  • Lower Property Insurance Rates thanks to Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District

    Posted October 18, 2017 by Jenny Cutright

    The Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District (CRFPD) is proud to announce that the Fire District recently received an improved rating from the Insurance Services Office (ISO). The District has improved its ISO rating to a Class 3 public protection rating, effective August 1, 2017.

    The Insurance Services Office, ISO,…

  • Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District Saving You $30,000 Annually

    Posted October 9, 2017 by Jenny Cutright

    In the 2004 local election, the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District, received a 20 year
    bond for capital improvements that was approved by taxpayers in the district. The bonds were
    refinanced in 2007 to save taxpayers money with a better interest rate. In 2017, Fire Chief Ron

  • Open House at Carbondale Fire!

    Posted October 6, 2017 by Jenny Cutright

    Carbondale Fire District invites you to come to our Community Open House. It will be a great time with something for the entire family. Enjoy station tours, fire truck rides, lunch with your friends at Carbondale Fire a chance to meet Sparky the Fire Dog! Plus, prizes for grown-ups and…

  • So Much More than a Firefighter

    Posted October 3, 2017 by Jenny Cutright

    Did you know that the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District, answers over 1,200 emergency 911 calls annually? Seems like a lot of fires, right? On average, Carbondale Fire responds to 420 emergency fire calls and nearly 800 emergency medical calls annually. How does that work, you might ask?


  • Press Release - Three Structure Fires and a Brush Fire

    Posted November 11, 2016 by Jenny Cutright
    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.
  • 2015 Volunteer Awards

    Posted January 29, 2016 by Jenny Cutright
    Congratulations to our 2015 Volunteer Award Recipients!
  • Think You See Us A Lot?

    Posted November 18, 2015 by Jenny Cutright
    Do you think you see us responding to emergency calls a lot? If you do, you're right! 2015 is on track to be the second busiest response year we have ever had.
  • Thank You Veterans

    Posted November 11, 2015 by Jenny Cutright
    Thank you to all of our veterans
  • A True Carbondale Treasure

    Posted November 9, 2015 by Jenny Cutright
    This article was originally published in the Sopris Sun on October 15, 2015. Rob Goodwin first saved the life of another kid when he was a young boy, and he was hooked. It was a hot summer day in Carbondale and he was watching some neighborhood boys play in a fast-moving ditch. One of them wasn’t a very strong swimmer and he got sucked into the current. Realizing that this situation required immediate and decisive action, Rob jumped in and pulled the boy to safety. Little did he know at such a young age, but his career path was chosen in that ditch.
  • Unofficial Election Results - Ballot Issue 4B

    Posted November 4, 2015 by Jenny Cutright
    The unofficial results for Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District ballot question 4B are below. The results are a total of the votes reported by Garfield, Pitkin and Gunnison county clerk and recorders.