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Winter Weather Can Increase Risks at Home

By admin Published November 13, 2017

Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous in many ways, to your health, to your safety, and beyond. By simply planning ahead using the list and tips below, you can prevent and be prepared […]

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Your Vote, Our Service

By admin Published November 6, 2017

The local election is just around the corner and your vote for Ballot Issue 4C is critical to Carbondale Fire’s service level. 4C asks you to allow Carbondale Fire to continue funding the costs of […]

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What $55 in Property Taxes Means to Your Local Fire and Ambulance Responders: the November Elections

By admin Published October 19, 2017

Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District is currently operating using a 1.75 mill levy override in place, that was approved by voters in 2015. The current total operating mill levy for the District is 7.653 mills, which includes […]

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Lower Property Insurance Rates thanks to Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District

By admin Published October 18, 2017

The Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District (CRFPD) is proud to announce that the Fire District recently received an improved rating from the Insurance Services Office (ISO). The District has improved its ISO rating to […]

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Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District Saving You $30,000 Annually

By admin Published October 9, 2017

In the 2004 local election, the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District, received a 20 year bond for capital improvements that was approved by taxpayers in the district. The bonds were refinanced in 2007 to […]

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Open House at Carbondale Fire!

By admin Published October 6, 2017

Carbondale Fire District invites you to come to our Community Open House. It will be a great time with something for the entire family. Enjoy station tours, fire truck rides, lunch with your friends at […]

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So Much More than a Firefighter

By admin Published October 3, 2017

Did you know that the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District, answers over 1,200 emergency 911 calls annually? Seems like a lot of fires, right? On average, Carbondale Fire responds to 420 emergency fire calls […]

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Coffee With the Chiefs

By admin Published September 13, 2017

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If We Can’t Find You, We Can’t Help You

By admin Published May 15, 2017

When an emergency strikes, we know time is of the essence. Our team strives to arrive at the location as quickly as possible, assess the situation, and get to work. However, if your home address […]

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Structure Fire at 858 Garfield Ave.

By admin Published May 11, 2017

Carbondale, Colo. – At 4:40 p.m. on May 11, 2017, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to 858 Garfield Ave., Carbondale, for a report of a structure fire.

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Be Sure to Check Your Alarms at Daylight Saving Time!

By admin Published March 7, 2017

Daylight Saving Time, when we collectively “spring forward,” is not only the time to change clocks, it’s also the perfect opportunity to check the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. This year, […]

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Hands-Only CPR Can Save Lives!

By admin Published February 16, 2017

More than 1,000 people suffer non-traumatic cardiac arrest outside hospitals — including about 26 children — each day in the U.S. Only 46% of those get the immediate help that they need before professional help […]

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Avalanche Safety

By admin Published January 12, 2017

Avalanche Safety Year after year, hundreds of people – skiers, snowboarders, snowmobilers, snowshoers, etc. – find themselves caught in an avalanche. Avalanche terrain is any snow-covered hill, mountain, or slope steeper than about 30 degrees. It […]

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Do Your New Year’s Resolutions Include Fire Safety?

By admin Published January 3, 2017

While the winter months are upon us, it may seem like wildfire is the last thing on most of our minds. But the truth is, in some areas of our state, wildfires continue to be a threat. It’s never too soon to start preparing your property for the upcoming wildfire season.

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Put a Freeze on Winter Fires

By admin Published December 15, 2016

It’s fun to decorate for the holidays during winter, but those holiday decorations can increase your risk for a home fire. As you deck the halls this season, be fire aware and fire smart. To […]

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Winter Safety Tips

By admin Published November 15, 2016

Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead. There are many things to think about and be aware of as the winter months draw near. Here is a list of […]

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Press Release – Three Structure Fires and a Brush Fire

By admin Published November 11, 2016

UPDATE – 4:49 pm

3 homes were involved in the fire at 6598 Highway 82 (Address Correction). One homes was totally destroyed. The fire at the other two homes have been contained…..

Carbondale, Colo. – At 1:46 p.m. today, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to 6578 Highway 82, for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, the firefighters found a home fully engulfed in flames.

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Community Open House

By admin Published September 30, 2016

Carbondale Fire District invites you to our Community Open House this Saturday, October 22nd from 11:00am-3:00pm. It will be a great time with something for the entire family. Enjoy station tours, fire truck rides, a […]

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Sewell Mesa Fire

By admin Published July 29, 2016

Press Releases from the Sewell Mesa Fire on July 29, 2016 – Updated July 30 at 5pm

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Bike Helmet Giveaway at Mountain Fair

By admin Published July 26, 2016

We are giving away bike helmets at certain times each day at Mountain Fair! On Saturday & Sunday, at 11 am & 2 pm, we will give away 15 bike helmets to kids at our first aid booth.

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