Press Releases

  • Stage II Fire Restrictions in Garfield County

    Posted June 28, 2018 by Jenny
  • Burn Ban in the Town of Carbondale

    Posted May 30, 2018 by Jenny
  • Press Release - No Open Burning Permits Being Issued

    Posted May 23, 2018 by Jenny
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.