Incidents

  • Structure Fire on Highway 82

    Posted June 25, 2019 by Jenny Cutright

    Around 4 a.m. on June 25, 2019, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to a report of a structure fire at an upholstery shop located at 12665 Highway 82, Carbondale.

    Upon arrival, firefighters found a large workshop with visible flames on two sides of the building and heavy…

  • Structure Fire in River Valley Ranch

    Posted June 21, 2019 by Jenny Cutright

    Around 4:45 p.m. on June 20, 2019, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to 455 Boundary Lane, Carbondale, for a report of a structure fire. 

    Upon arrival, firefighters found a home with smoke coming out of the building. They located a fire burning in the crawl space. Area…

  • Accident on Highway 82 Sends Five to the Hospital

    Posted May 26, 2019 by Jenny Cutright

    PRESS RELEASE | May 26, 2019
    Highway 82 Accident Sends Five to the Hospital

    Carbondale, Colo. – Around 2:24 p.m. on May 26, 2019, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to mile marker 7 on Highway 82, for a report of a two-car accident.

    Upon arrival, crews…

  • 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.
  • Sewell Mesa Fire

    Posted July 29, 2016 by Jenny Cutright
    Press Releases from the Sewell Mesa Fire on July 29, 2016 - Updated July 30 at 5pm
  • Fire Alarm & Sprinkler Flow at Roaring Fork High School

    Posted April 6, 2016 by Jenny Cutright
    Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to Roaring Fork High School on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at 12:38 p.m. for a report of fire alarm and water flowing from a sprinkler head. Crews on scene found a sprinkler head in the auxiliary gym had activated and was flowing water.
  • Westbank Area Brush Fire

    Posted April 4, 2016 by Jenny Cutright
    Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to the Westbank area on Monday, April 4, 2016, at 3:47 p.m. for a report of a brush fire. Crews responded to the hillside near to 0495 County Road 167, Glenwood Springs.
  • Carbondale Fire Responds to Structure Fire at the Distinguished Boards & Beams

    Posted September 29, 2015 by Jenny Cutright
    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 Cutright
    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)...
  • Fire at the Third Street Center

    Posted September 16, 2015 by Jenny Cutright
    At 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District and Carbondale Police Department responded to the Third Street Center at 520 S. Third St., for a report of a structure fire. Read more...