Press Releases

  • 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…

  • Stage II Fire Restrictions in Garfield County

    Posted June 28, 2018 by Jenny Cutright

    From the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office:
    Stage 2 Fire Restrictions for Unincorporated Private & State Lands in Garfield County …

  • Burn Ban in the Town of Carbondale

    Posted May 30, 2018 by Jenny Cutright

    May 30, 2018

    Carbondale, Colo. – In conjunction with Garfield County’s Stage I Fire Restrictions that begin May 31, 2018, the Town of Carbondale and Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District are instituting State I Fire Restrictions within town limits until further notice. 

    Stage I Fire…

  • Press Release - No Open Burning Permits Being Issued

    Posted May 23, 2018 by Jenny Cutright
    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.
  • County Road 100 Structure Fire

    Posted March 7, 2018 by Jenny Cutright
    Carbondale, Colo. – At 12:47 p.m. on March 6, 2018, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to 2340 County Road 100, Carbondale, for a report of a structure fire.
  • Structure Fire at 858 Garfield Ave.

    Posted May 11, 2017 by Jenny Cutright
    Carbondale, Colo. – At 4:40 p.m. on May 11, 2017, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to 858 Garfield Ave., Carbondale, for a report of a structure fire.
  • Barn Fire on Goose Creek Lane

    Posted April 7, 2017 by Jenny Cutright
    Press Release - For Immediate Release - Carbondale Fire Responds to Structure Fire on Goose Creek Lane
  • 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.