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  • How to Pack Your Go Kit (Información Seguida En Español)


    We’re no strangers to wildfire in Colorado and it’s become a growing concern for many residents of the Roaring Fork Valley after multiple summers of destructive wildfires. We’ve talked about how you can best prepare for wildfire in previous blogs, and have a page on our website that outlines

  • #5 Safety Tips for Outdoor Recreation in Colorado (Información Seguida En Español)


    For many of us who live in Colorado, we love to adventure outdoors throughout the year and many of us long for those glorious summer days outside doing our favorite things. With so many activities to do from hiking, biking, rafting, climbing, running, backpacking (and the list goes on) it’s…

  • Training Ground Opening (Información Seguida En Español)


    Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District invites you to join us at our Training Building Grand Opening on Saturday, June 11th from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm.

    This event is free and open to the public and will include training building tours, equipment demonstrations, as well as food and beverages.…

  • Community Wildfire Preparedness Meeting

    Here is our bilingual community wildfire meeting from May 19, 2022. 
  • Wildfire Preparedness (Información Seguida En Español)


    It’s Wildfire Preparedness Month, which lasts throughout the month of May. As many of us know, the last few years our state has experienced devastating wildfires that have resulted in incomprehensible loss.

    Did you know? 20 of Colorado’s largest wildfires have occurred within the last 20 years. 4 out of…

  • 9-1-1 Emergency Preparedness (Información Seguida En Español)


    (Información Seguida En Español)

    The History of the 9-1-1 System

    The first 9-1-1 call in the United States was made in 1968 in Alabama. In October 1999, the Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act required the setup of enhanced 9-1-1 and mandated that 9-1-1 serve as the emergency number for…

  • CPR: Preparation, Safety, and Tips


    We encourage everyone to learn CPR and know what to do if you are in a situation where someone is in need of help. While we recommend taking a proper training course (especially if you are working with children or are caring for others daily), knowing the basics of cardiopulmonary…

  • Backcountry Adventures: Winter Safety


    In Colorado’s majestic Rocky Mountains, the allure is there for most residents to be active and get outside in the winter. Part of that allure draws folks into recreating in the backcountry, especially as the popularity in snowmobiling, backcountry skiing/snowboarding, and snowshoeing continues to increase. The best way to go…

  • Stay Safe this Holiday Season


    Happy holidays from Carbondale Fire! With the festivities around the corner, we want to make sure that you are prepped and ready to enjoy your time with family and friends. Here are some of our favorite tips to help keep your days merry and bright.…

  • Ho Ho Ho! Santa’s 2021 Holly Jolly Truck-Mas Trip

    (En español a continuación) Santa is back again in his jolly decorated fire truck