Firehouse News

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

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    Santa, on his specially decorated fire truck, will be visiting neighborhoods this weekend!

    You can see Santa and his crew on County Road 109 and Cavern Springs Mobile Home Park on Friday, December 18, and in the Town of Carbondale on Saturday, December 19. A link to track the fire…

  • Holiday Safety Tips + Tricks

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    We know it’s hard to believe, but the holidays have snuck up rather quickly this year. We’re hopeful that we can put the immense amount of change and stress from this year behind us (if at least for a moment) and safely enjoy decorating for the holidays and cozying up…

  • CO Detectors + Daylight Savings Time

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    As the weather is getting colder and the days are getting shorter, most of us are preparing to hunker in for the winter. That means more meals cooking in the oven, turning on our fireplaces, and heating up our wood stoves. We’d like to remind you of the

  • The Gallagher Amendment: Information for Ballot Question 7B

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    A Word from the Chief

    So far in 2020 our fire district and community have dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic and the long-lasting effects of a very active, dangerous, and serious wildfire season.

    During the past seven months, we were required to not only learn about

  • Carbondale Fire District's Initial Attack Program

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    While there are many programs and community outreach opportunities that the Carbondale Fire District participates in, we wanted to shine some light on the Initial Attack Program that the department started over 25 years ago. This program was the first of its kind and since its inception, many other departments…

  • Fire Restrictions and Backcountry Adventures

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    As of Friday, June 26, Garfield and surrounding counties are in Stage I fire restrictions. These restrictions are implemented in Garfield, Pitkin, Gunnison, BLM, and USFS. What are Stage I Fire Restrictions and how do they affect you? Read on before you set off on your next adventure.  

  • Wildfires & High Water

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    It’s that time of year again and we’d like to talk about wildfire and high water safety. As more people are venturing into the mountains to recreate it’s important to know the risks, stay up-to-date on alerts, and be prepared for any situation.

    Wildfires

    Since Colorado has had a considerably…

  • Neighbors Helping Neighbors

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    Have you ever wondered what an Incident Management Team (IMT) is and what exactly they do? Did you know that the Carbondale Fire District has their own IMT that helped firsthand in the COVID-19 crisis in the Roaring Fork Valley? We’re taking the time this month to answer these questions…

  • Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Set in Place

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    Current Fire Restrictions in Garfield, Eagle, and Pitkin Counties, and White River National Forest and BLM Lands in these Counties

    We know that throughout the COVID-19 crisis, a lot has changed over the course of a month. As many of our public health and safety officials have been busy trying…

  • Inspiration to Stay Home

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    It may feel like our world has turned upside down overnight, and honestly, for most of us, it has. We are suddenly out of work, our kids are home from school/day care, and now we have to adapt to a Stay at Home Order. Many of us are wondering where…