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Farmer’s Market & Free Blood Pressure Checks Tomorrow!

By admin Published September 15, 2015

We are getting to the end of the Farmer’s Market season, so you better get down there tomorrow to see us!

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Emergency Family Communication Plan

By admin Published September 14, 2015

Emergencies can happen at any time. Does your family know how to get in touch with each other if you are not all together?
Before an emergency happens, have a family discussion to determine who would be your out-of-state point of contact, and where you would meet away from your home — both in the neighborhood and within your town.

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Emergency 911 calls 8/31 – 9/5/15

By admin Published September 9, 2015

Carbondale Fire’s Emergency 911 calls 8/31 – 9/5/15

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Valley Firefighters Help in Northwest

By admin Published September 6, 2015

Check out the article in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent about some of our firefighters and their time fighting fires in Oregon.

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Pitkin County Airport Drill

By admin Published September 2, 2015

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!

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Emergency 911 calls for 8/23-8/29/15

By admin Published September 1, 2015

Carbondale Fire Emergency 911 calls for 8/23-8/29/15

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Community Wildfire Protection Meeting

By admin Published August 25, 2015

Wildfire season isn’t over!

Meet with wildfire professionals from Carbondale Fire and learn about current wildfire conditions and what you can do to protect your home

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Free Blood Pressure Checks!

By admin Published August 25, 2015

Don’t forget to stop by and see us at the Farmer’s Market on Wednesday for free blood pressure checks and kid’s safety material.

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It’s Back to School Time

By admin Published August 19, 2015

It is almost back to school time. Here are the bus routes for the Roaring Fork School District

Please remember to watch out for all those kiddos walking & biking to school too.

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Are You Prepared For An Evacuation?

By admin Published August 14, 2015

Deputy Chief Rob Goodwin talks about putting together a go-kit and evacuating during a wildfire.

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Carbondale Fire Crew To Help with Oregon Wildfire

By admin Published August 13, 2015

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.

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August 12 Farmer’s Market

By admin Published August 11, 2015

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.

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Where’s Your Hydrant?

By admin Published July 20, 2015

After a wet spring, weeds have grown tall and could make it hard for firefighters to find fire hydrants during an emergency. Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District is asking residents to look for their nearest fire hydrant and remove any weeds around it so firefighters can easily gain access if needed.
Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District suggests clearing at least three feet around the hydrant for easy access for firefighters. The simple act of cutting back weeds around a hydrant could make a difference.

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Thanks to the Rams for Helping Out at the Firehouse!

By admin Published April 24, 2015

Thanks to the 12 Roaring Fork High School ‪Rams‬ who spent the day with us at the fire house!

According to the Post Independent:

“Roaring Fork High School’s entire student body took a break from school Thursday to serve their community as part of the annual Rams Day.

Groups of students helped out at other area schools, did some spring cleaning and performed random acts of kindness around town. In the afternoon, they were rewarded with games and competitions back at the high school.

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