Firehouse News

  • 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
  • Valley Firefighters Help in Northwest

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    Check out the article in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent about some of our firefighters and their time fighting fires in Oregon. http://www.postindependent.com/news/18050336-113/valley-firefighters-help-in-northwest
  • Pitkin County Airport Drill

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    Photos from the Pitkin County airport emergency training drill we participated in on September 1, 2015. Thanks to volunteer firefighter/EMT Ashley Buss for the photos!
  • Emergency 911 calls for 8/23-8/29/15

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    Carbondale Fire Emergency 911 calls for 8/23-8/29/15
  • Carbondale Fire Crew To Help with Oregon Wildfire

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    Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District has sent a brush truck and crew to assist at the Bendire Complex Fire near Vale, Oregon. On August 11, 2015, the United States Forest Services Dispatch requested assistance from Colorado crews, including one from Carbondale Fire, to respond to fires on in the Northwest of the United States. There are numerous wildfires burning in the Northern California/Oregon area. Due to the current low wildfire danger, the District was able to send a crew and brush truck to help.
  • August 12 Farmer's Market

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    Come see us at the Carbondale Farmer's Market tomorrow - August 12! We will be offering free Blood Pressure Check and Kids Fire Safety handouts.
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Cattle Creek Area Wildfire

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    Carbondale, CO – A report of a wildfire sent crews from Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District to the Cattle Creek area this afternoon. There were multiple reports of lightning strikes in the area. A 50 foot by 50 foot fire was found burning in the pinion & juniper tree on Meadow View Lane, Glenwood Springs. Multiple vehicles and a fuel tank were within 100 feet of the fire when firefighters arrived. Firefighters extinguished the fire with water on the apparatus. Suppression efforts have focused on extinguishing the fire and digging a fire line. Crews were also needed to fall several trees in the fire perimeter. Crews on scene will be performing mop up operations until approximately 7:00 pm.
  • Wildfire Patrol Programs to Begin in Basalt & Carbondale Fire Districts

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    Carbondale, CO – In June, the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District & the Basalt & Rural Fire Protection District will start their annual wildfire patrol programs. Both agencies have large areas that are at risk for a wildland-urban interface incident, including areas that are contiguous to our Districts. The goal of our agencies is to be prepared and staffed appropriately if a wildfire was to start. However, the two fire districts have much more to offer to homeowners that reside in wildfire risk areas.