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FIREHOUSE NEWS

  • Reduce the Risk: Be Wildfire Smart

    Posted June 12, 2018

    Most people don’t realize that they face serious wildfire danger, but if you live in the foothills, grasslands, or mountains of Colorado, you are at risk. With the lack of snowfall and almost no rain this spring, we should be on high alert for wildfire danger this summer. Durango is… Read more

  • Burn Ban in the Town of Carbondale

    Posted May 30, 2018

    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… Read more

  • Press Release - No Open Burning Permits Being Issued

    Posted May 23, 2018
    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. Read more
  • Carbondale Fire District Welcomes New Deputy Chief

    Posted May 16, 2018

    The Carbondale Fire District recently promoted Allan Ingram to the position of Deputy Chief. It is no surprise that someone of Allan’s stature was promoted to this position as he is a highly respected Paramedic and Firefighter.

    Allan has been with the Carbondale Fire District for 20 years, attracted to… Read more

  • Be Fire Aware, Even When It’s Warm

    Posted May 8, 2018

    It’s easy to associate home fire protection with colder months, like December and January. Most picture the use of space heaters, fireplaces and strings of holiday lights when they think of home fire prevention.

    Just because we’re less likely to turn the heat on doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be vigilant when… Read more

  • Distracted Drivers: A Danger to All

    Posted April 24, 2018

    We live in a fast paced world. There is no doubt about it. We value every second of our time because lets face it – there’s just not enough time in the day. We are becoming extremely good at multi tasking and unfortunately time in the car has become a… Read more

  • Ski Smart. Ski Often.

    Posted March 15, 2018

    Backcountry Safety & Avalanche Awareness

    The backcountry and avalanche danger is nothing to take lightly and with more people joining the sport every year it is important to be aware of the dangers that could occur. Having the proper knowledge and equipment could be the difference between life and death.… Read more

  • County Road 100 Structure Fire

    Posted March 7, 2018
    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. Read more
  • Burn Awareness Month

    Posted February 20, 2018

    Burn injuries are one of the leading causes of unintentional death in the U.S.

    Four Types of Burns

    • First-Degree burns are identified by pain, redness, minor swelling and an absence of blistering.
    • Second-Degree burns produce a slight thickness of the skin and may include blistering; indicating… Read more

  • Ice and Snow? Take It Slow

    Posted January 19, 2018

    It’s easy to forget just how dangerous winter driving can be, even for the most experienced driver. Snow and ice demand careful attention and special preparation for your vehicle.

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an average of 800 Americans die a year in car wrecks because of… Read more