Press Releases

  • County Road 100 Structure Fire

    Posted January 2, 2021 by Jenny Cutright

    January 2, 2021 1:55 p.m. 

    Carbondale, Colo. – On January 2, 2021 at 11:21 a.m. Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 2621 County Road 100, Carbondale.

    Upon arrival, firefighters found a detached 40’x 60’ garage/shop structure with an attached greenhouse…

  • Structure Fire in Aspen Glen

    Posted December 31, 2020 by Jenny Cutright

    December 31, 2020

    Carbondale, Colo. – On December 31, 2020 at 12:09 p.m. Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 268 Rivers Bend, Aspen Glen. 

    Upon arrival, firefighters found home with heavy smoke pouring out of the chimney area. The home,…

  • Ho Ho Ho! Santa’s Holly Jolly Truck-Mas Trip

    Posted December 15, 2020 by Jenny Cutright

    Santa, on his specially decorated fire truck, will be visiting neighborhoods this weekend!

    You can see Santa and his crew on County Road 109 and Cavern Springs Mobile Home Park on Friday, December 18, and in the Town of Carbondale on Saturday, December 19. A link to track the fire…

  • Unofficial Election Results

    Posted May 5, 2020 by Jenny Cutright

     

    PRESS RELEASE                                                          

    For Immediate Release – Election Results

    Jenny Cutright, Public Information Officer

    cutright@carbondalefire.org

    May 5,…

  • 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.