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FIREHOUSE NEWS

  • Keep the Risk of Winter Fires Low This Season

    Posted January 11, 2019

    Now that the holidays are over, the tree has been taken down, and the decorations have been put away, many people are able to relax and put their worries aside. Most people assume that with the holidays ending, the risk of a home fire ends as well, however, it is… Read more

  • Be Fire Smart This Holiday Season

    Posted December 11, 2018

    The holiday season should be a time for family, friends, and relaxation; not a time to stress about a fire in your home. Residential fires are more frequent during the holiday season and usually end up being more costly, and deadly, than any other time of the year. The U.S.… Read more

  • Thanksgiving Day Tips and Tricks

    Posted November 19, 2018

    There is a lot of preparation involved around the holidays, especially Thanksgiving, when friends and family are gathered in the kitchen cooking the big feast. It is important to keep fire safety at the top of your mind during this time, as Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking… Read more

  • Ballot Question 7C, the Bond Issue

    Posted October 18, 2018

    Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District is on the ballot this November asking voters to consider two ballot questions. The first question (7B) is to increase the operating mill levy. The second question (7C) is to allow the District to bond $7.5 million for apparatus, buildings and equipment.

    We know… Read more

  • Master Plan - Ballot Question 7B

    Posted October 18, 2018

    Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District is on the ballot this November asking voters to consider two ballot questions. The first question (7B) is to increase the operating mill levy. The second question (7C) is to allow the District to bond $7.5 million for apparatus, buildings and equipment.

    We… Read more

  • Ballot Question 7B (Operating Mill Levy) FAQs

    Posted October 18, 2018

    Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District is on the ballot this November asking voters to consider two ballot questions. The first question (7B) is to increase the operating mill levy. The second question (7C) is to allow the District to bond $7.5 million for apparatus, buildings and equipment.… Read more

  • Carbondale Fire Open House: Saturday, October 13th, 11-3

    Posted September 25, 2018

    It’s that time of year again for the Carbondale Fire Community Open House. This year there will be fire truck rides, tours of the station, face painting, as well as giveaways and prizes. This is a great event for the whole family and a chance to come and say hi… Read more

  • Stage I Fire Restrictions Are Back

    Posted September 20, 2018
    The Garfield County Sheriff and Carbondale Town Manager are reinstating Stage I Fire Restrictions tomorrow, Friday, September 21 in the Town of Carbondale and Garfield County. Read more
  • First Aid Safety Tips: How to Stay Prepared

    Posted September 18, 2018

    If your friend or family member suddenly started choking on something, stopped breathing, or sustained a burn, would you know the proper steps to aid in the situation?

    Knowing the basics for how to handle certain emergency situations could mean the difference between life and death. Below are some safety… Read more

  • Moving to Stage I Fire Restrictions

    Posted August 30, 2018
    Effective 12:01 a.m. Friday, August 31, The Town of Carbondale*, Garfield County, Pitkin County, the White River National Forest and BLM lands managed by Colorado River Valley Field Office in Eagle, Garfield and Pitkin counties will reduce fire restrictions from Stage II to Stage I. Read more