Press Releases

  • 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.
  • Carbondale Fire Receives Grant from Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District

    Posted October 21, 2015 by Jenny
    Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District chose Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District as a recipient for their 2015 Fall Grant Cycle.
  • Carbondale Fire Responds to Structure Fire at the Distinguished Boards & Beams

    Posted September 29, 2015 by Jenny
    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
    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)...