Carbondale & Rural Fire
    Protection District



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  • Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District Saving You $30,000 Annually

    Posted October 9, 2017

    In the 2004 local election, the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District, received a 20 year
    bond for capital improvements that was approved by taxpayers in the district. The bonds were
    refinanced in 2007 to save taxpayers money with a better interest rate. In 2017, Fire Chief RonRead more

  • Open House at Carbondale Fire!

    Posted October 6, 2017

    Carbondale Fire District invites you to come to our Community Open House. It will be a great time with something for the entire family. Enjoy station tours, fire truck rides, lunch with your friends at Carbondale Fire a chance to meet Sparky the Fire Dog! Plus, prizes for grown-ups and… Read more

  • So Much More than a Firefighter

    Posted October 3, 2017

    Did you know that the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District, answers over 1,200 emergency 911 calls annually? Seems like a lot of fires, right? On average, Carbondale Fire responds to 420 emergency fire calls and nearly 800 emergency medical calls annually. How does that work, you might ask?

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  • Coffee With the Chiefs

    Posted September 13, 2017

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  • If We Can't Find You, We Can't Help You

    Posted May 15, 2017

    When an emergency strikes, we know time is of the essence. Our team strives to arrive at the location as quickly as possible, assess the situation, and get to work. However, if your home address is not clearly visible to us, we waste valuable seconds trying to locate you. If we… Read more

  • Structure Fire at 858 Garfield Ave.

    Posted May 11, 2017
    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. Read more
  • Barn Fire on Goose Creek Lane

    Posted April 7, 2017
    Press Release - For Immediate Release - Carbondale Fire Responds to Structure Fire on Goose Creek Lane Read more
  • Be Sure to Check Your Alarms at Daylight Saving Time!

    Posted March 7, 2017

    Daylight Saving Time, when we collectively “spring forward,” is not only the time to change clocks, it’s also the perfect opportunity to check the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. This year, Daylight Saving Time is March 12, 2017.Read more

  • Hands-Only CPR Can Save Lives!

    Posted February 16, 2017

    More than 1,000 people suffer non-traumatic cardiac arrest outside hospitals — including about 26 children — each day in the U.S. Only 46% of those get the immediate help that they need before professional help arrives. CPR, especially if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance… Read more

  • Avalanche Safety

    Posted January 12, 2017
    Avalanche Safety

    Year after year, hundreds of people – skiers, snowboarders, snowmobilers, snowshoers, etc. – find themselves caught in an avalanche. Avalanche terrain is any snow-covered hill, mountain, or slope steeper than about 30 degrees. It doesn’t matter if the slope is big or a very small. Also, it doesn’t matter…

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