Firehouse News

  • Thank You Veterans

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    Thank you to all of our veterans
  • A True Carbondale Treasure

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    This article was originally published in the Sopris Sun on October 15, 2015. Rob Goodwin first saved the life of another kid when he was a young boy, and he was hooked. It was a hot summer day in Carbondale and he was watching some neighborhood boys play in a fast-moving ditch. One of them wasn’t a very strong swimmer and he got sucked into the current. Realizing that this situation required immediate and decisive action, Rob jumped in and pulled the boy to safety. Little did he know at such a young age, but his career path was chosen in that ditch.
  • Unofficial Election Results - Ballot Issue 4B

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    The unofficial results for Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District ballot question 4B are below. The results are a total of the votes reported by Garfield, Pitkin and Gunnison county clerk and recorders.
  • Calls for Service for the Week of October 18 - October 24

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    Calls for Service for the Week of October 18 - October 24
  • Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries

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    One simple step can help save your life and the lives of others. Changing smoke detector and carbon monoxide alarm batteries when the time changes, testing those alarms and reminding others to do the same are some of the simplest, most effective ways to reduce these tragic deaths and injuries.
  • Carbondale Fire Receives Grant from Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District

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    Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District chose Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District as a recipient for their 2015 Fall Grant Cycle.
  • Carbondale Fire Responds to Structure Fire at the Distinguished Boards & Beams

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    At 12:17 p.m. on September 29, 2015, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to Distinguished Boards & Beams at 698 Merrill Avenue, Carbondale, for a report of a structure fire.
  • Carbondale Fire Responds to Small Airplane Crash Near Cattle Creek

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    Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to a field near County Road 154 for a report of an aircraft emergency. Upon arrival, the firefighters found a single engine Cessna plane that had crashed in the field near the old Sopris Restaurant. The plane was upside down in the field. One person was still in the aircraft and needed to be extricated. (Read more)...
  • Got Drugs? - National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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    Got Drugs? - National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, September 26 10 am - 2 pm at the Carbondale Police Department
  • Emergency 911 calls 8/31 - 9/5/15

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    Carbondale Fire's Emergency 911 calls 8/31 - 9/5/15