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Important Snow Safety Tips

By admin Published December 20, 2022


As the snow begins to fall and the temperatures drop, it’s important to take some extra safety precautions. Whether you’re heading out for a day of fun in the snow or just dealing with everyday […]

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Ho Ho Ho! Santa’s 2022 Holly Jolly Truck-Mas Trip

By admin Published December 12, 2022


Santa is back again in his jolly decorated fire truck   You can see Santa and his crew on County Road 109 and Cavern Springs Mobile Home Park on Friday, December 16, and in the […]

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How to Pack Your Go Kit (Información Seguida En Español)

By admin Published July 25, 2022


We’re no strangers to wildfire in Colorado and it’s become a growing concern for many residents of the Roaring Fork Valley after multiple summers of destructive wildfires. We’ve talked about how you can best prepare […]

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Community Wildfire Preparedness Meeting

By admin Published June 28, 2022


Here is our bilingual community wildfire meeting from May 19, 2022.

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Training Ground Opening (Información Seguida En Español)

By admin Published June 28, 2022


Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District invites you to join us at our Training Building Grand Opening on Saturday, June 11th from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm. This event is free and open to the […]

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#5 Safety Tips for Outdoor Recreation in Colorado (Información Seguida En Español)

By admin Published June 28, 2022


For many of us who live in Colorado, we love to adventure outdoors throughout the year and many of us long for those glorious summer days outside doing our favorite things. With so many activities […]

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Community Wildfire Preparedness Meeting

By Jenny Cutright Published May 25, 2022


Here is our bilingual community wildfire meeting from May 19, 2022. 

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Wildfire Preparedness (Información Seguida En Español)

By admin Published May 4, 2022


It’s Wildfire Preparedness Month, which lasts throughout the month of May. As many of us know, the last few years our state has experienced devastating wildfires that have resulted in incomprehensible loss. Did you know? […]

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9-1-1 Emergency Preparedness (Información Seguida En Español)

By admin Published March 16, 2022


(Información Seguida En Español) The History of the 9-1-1 System The first 9-1-1 call in the United States was made in 1968 in Alabama. In October 1999, the Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act required […]

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CPR: Preparation, Safety, and Tips

By admin Published February 23, 2022


We encourage everyone to learn CPR and know what to do if you are in a situation where someone is in need of help. While we recommend taking a proper training course (especially if you […]

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Backcountry Adventures: Winter Safety

By admin Published January 18, 2022


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 […]

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Stay Safe this Holiday Season

By admin Published December 14, 2021


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 […]

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Ho Ho Ho! Santa’s 2021 Holly Jolly Truck-Mas Trip

By admin Published December 10, 2021


(En español a continuación) Santa is back again in his jolly decorated fire truck You can see Santa and his crew on County Road 109 and Cavern Springs Mobile Home Park on Friday, December 17, […]

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips

By admin Published November 12, 2021


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 […]

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Halloween Safety Tips

By admin Published October 18, 2021


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 […]

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Seasonal Driving + Wildlife Safety

By admin Published September 16, 2021


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, […]

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Back-to-School Safety

By admin Published August 11, 2021


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 […]

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Heat Stroke Prevention

Heat Related Emergencies

By admin Published July 15, 2021


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 […]

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Wildfire Evacuation Preparation

By admin Published June 23, 2021


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 […]

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5 Tips for Wildfire Safety & Prevention

By admin Published May 19, 2021


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 […]

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