Firehouse News

  • Don’t Burn the Bird


    We’re gearing up for Thanksgiving and that means putting a request in for a turkey at your local supermarket and making sure you can end the holiday with no family drama. While we don’t have any tips on keeping the drama at bay, we do have the resources to help…

  • Seasons Changing, Fire Prevention, and Our Open House


    The weather is getting colder, we can feel it in the air, and we know that the snow is about to start falling. It’s that time of the year where we are stocking up on wood for the stove, bringing out the space heaters, and cooking warm meals on the…

  • Backcountry Basics: Search & Rescue


    Backcountry adventures are becoming more and more popular as people are trying to escape the stress of the daily grind and get back to nature. That being said, it is important to be prepared before you head out in case something unexpected happens and you need to be rescued.


  • Let’s Talk About Distracted Driving


    Distracted driving comes in many forms: use of cell phones, lack of sleep, distracting passengers, and eating while driving. Even when drivers believe that they are in control and are able to multi-task well, it only takes a few seconds for an accident to occur.


    Types of Distracted Driving…

  • Understanding Stroke: The Warning Signs and How to Prevent


    Did you know that strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in America and a leading cause of adult disability? However, not many people know what a stroke is and how to recognize when it is happening.

    If you think you or someone else is having a stroke, call…

  • Structure Fire on Highway 82


    Around 4 a.m. on June 25, 2019, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to a report of a structure fire at an upholstery shop located at 12665 Highway 82, Carbondale.

    Upon arrival, firefighters found a large workshop with visible flames on two sides of the building and heavy…

  • Structure Fire in River Valley Ranch


    Around 4:45 p.m. on June 20, 2019, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to 455 Boundary Lane, Carbondale, for a report of a structure fire. 

    Upon arrival, firefighters found a home with smoke coming out of the building. They located a fire burning in the crawl space. Area…

  • "Only You Can Prevent Wildfires"


    Wildfire Preparedness
    Wildfires can happen anywhere, at anytime, and although we have had a great winter, and wet spring, it is still important to be prepared to protect yourself and your property.

    Tips to Protect Your Home

    One of the best ways to protect your home is to build…

  • Redstone & Lake Christine Community Meetings 2019


    If you missed the Redstone or Lake Christine burn scar area Community Meetings you can watch the videos here.



  • Accident on Highway 82 Sends Five to the Hospital


    PRESS RELEASE | May 26, 2019
    Highway 82 Accident Sends Five to the Hospital

    Carbondale, Colo. – Around 2:24 p.m. on May 26, 2019, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to mile marker 7 on Highway 82, for a report of a two-car accident.

    Upon arrival, crews…