Carbondale & Rural Fire
    Protection District



Non-Emergency Phone:
(970) 963-2491
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  • Community Wildfire Protection Meeting

    Posted August 25, 2015
    Wildfire season isn’t over! Meet with wildfire professionals from Carbondale Fire and learn about current wildfire conditions and what you can do to protect your home Read more
  • Free Blood Pressure Checks!

    Posted August 25, 2015
    Don't forget to stop by and see us at the Farmer's Market on Wednesday for free blood pressure checks and kid's safety material. Read more
  • It's Back to School Time

    Posted August 19, 2015
    It is almost back to school time. Here are the bus routes for the Roaring Fork School District Please remember to watch out for all those kiddos walking & biking to school too. Read more
  • Are You Prepared For An Evacuation?

    Posted August 14, 2015
    Deputy Chief Rob Goodwin talks about putting together a go-kit and evacuating during a wildfire. Read more
  • Carbondale Fire Crew To Help with Oregon Wildfire

    Posted August 13, 2015
    Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District has sent a brush truck and crew to assist at the Bendire Complex Fire near Vale, Oregon. On August 11, 2015, the United States Forest Services Dispatch requested assistance from Colorado crews, including one from Carbondale Fire, to respond to fires on in the Northwest of the United States. There are numerous wildfires burning in the Northern California/Oregon area. Due to the current low wildfire danger, the District was able to send a crew and brush truck to help. Read more
  • August 12 Farmer's Market

    Posted August 11, 2015
    Come see us at the Carbondale Farmer's Market tomorrow - August 12! We will be offering free Blood Pressure Check and Kids Fire Safety handouts. Read more
  • Where’s Your Hydrant?

    Posted July 20, 2015
    After a wet spring, weeds have grown tall and could make it hard for firefighters to find fire hydrants during an emergency. Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District is asking residents to look for their nearest fire hydrant and remove any weeds around it so firefighters can easily gain access if needed. Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District suggests clearing at least three feet around the hydrant for easy access for firefighters. The simple act of cutting back weeds around a hydrant could make a difference. Read more
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Cattle Creek Area Wildfire

    Posted June 24, 2015
    Carbondale, CO – A report of a wildfire sent crews from Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District to the Cattle Creek area this afternoon. There were multiple reports of lightning strikes in the area. A 50 foot by 50 foot fire was found burning in the pinion & juniper tree on Meadow View Lane, Glenwood Springs. Multiple vehicles and a fuel tank were within 100 feet of the fire when firefighters arrived. Firefighters extinguished the fire with water on the apparatus. Suppression efforts have focused on extinguishing the fire and digging a fire line. Crews were also needed to fall several trees in the fire perimeter. Crews on scene will be performing mop up operations until approximately 7:00 pm. Read more
  • Carbondale Fire Offering Free Blood Pressure Checks

    Posted June 23, 2015
    Carbondale, CO – Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are offering free blood pressure checks. On Saturday, June 27 from 10 am until 2 pm, volunteer EMTs will be set up in the fire department’s mobile command trailer in the parking lot at City Market in Carbondale to offer free blood pressure readings. The public is encouraged to stop by and have their blood pressure taken and meet their local EMTs. Read more
  • Wildfire Patrol Programs to Begin in Basalt & Carbondale Fire Districts

    Posted June 9, 2015
    Carbondale, CO – In June, the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District & the Basalt & Rural Fire Protection District will start their annual wildfire patrol programs. Both agencies have large areas that are at risk for a wildland-urban interface incident, including areas that are contiguous to our Districts. The goal of our agencies is to be prepared and staffed appropriately if a wildfire was to start. However, the two fire districts have much more to offer to homeowners that reside in wildfire risk areas. Read more