Firehouse News

  • Backcountry Adventures: Winter Safety

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    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

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    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

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

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    Did you know that Thanksgiving Day is one of the year’s biggest days for fires? For a day that is traditionally spent in the kitchen cooking up food for family and friends, trying out new recipes and equipment it’s beneficial to understand the risks and how to be as safe…

  • Halloween Safety Tips

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    It’s that time of year again – Halloween! While you’re in the midst of decorating your home, buying bulk candy to hand out, and getting those costumes together don’t forget to keep your safety (and the safety of your loved ones) in mind this spooky season. We’ve compiled a list…

  • Seasonal Driving + Wildlife Safety

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    Fall is quickly approaching this year as we are waking up to cooler temperatures and noticing the leaves changing colors on the trees around us. Just as we are preparing for the change of seasons, so are the animals that live around us. Much of the wildlife in our region…

  • Back-to-School Safety

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    With the end of summer drawing near and classes starting back up at our local schools, we thought it would be a great time to talk about back-to-school safety measures. It’s a great time of year to remember to take a minute, slow down through town, and pay attention to…

  • Heat Related Emergencies

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    When you are exposed to hot weather and sun for long periods of time, your risk for heat related illnesses increase. People often get into trouble when they don’t take the necessary precautions, prepare for their adventures, and don’t listen to the warning signs their bodies are trying to tell…

  • Wildfire Evacuation Preparation

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    Last month we wrote about the ways you can practice vigilance to help prevent wildfires. As wildfire season progresses, and the chance of evacuations increases, we’d like to talk about how to be prepared for the event of a wildfire. Remember, a wildfire can start anytime or anywhere. One of…

  • 5 Tips for Wildfire Safety & Prevention

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    Summertime brings out some of the best in Colorado. With beautiful vistas and adventure filled days, it’s no surprise travelers love to flock to our state for their summer vacations. However, the dry climate that makes our area so popular also raises the risk of wildfires.