Press Releases – Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District

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Ho Ho Ho! Santa’s Holly Jolly Truck-Mas Trip 2023

By Jenny Cutright Published November 29, 2023


Santa is back again in his jolly decorated fire truck You can see Santa and his crew on Crystal Bridge Drive, County Road 109, and Cavern Springs Mobile Home Park on Friday, December 15, and […]

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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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Structure Fire at 11 Crystal Circle

By admin Published September 18, 2021


Carbondale, Colo. – On September 17, 2021 at 9:46 p.m. Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 11 Crystal Circle. Upon arrival, firefighters found a shed […]

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County Road 100 Structure Fire

By admin Published January 2, 2021


January 2, 2021 1:55 p.m.  Carbondale, Colo. – On January 2, 2021 at 11:21 a.m. Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 2621 County Road 100, […]

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Structure Fire in Aspen Glen

By admin Published December 31, 2020


December 31, 2020 Carbondale, Colo. – On December 31, 2020 at 12:09 p.m. Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 268 Rivers Bend, Aspen Glen.  Upon […]

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

By admin Published December 15, 2020


Santa, on his specially decorated fire truck, will be visiting neighborhoods this weekend! You can see Santa and his crew on County Road 109 and Cavern Springs Mobile Home Park on Friday, December 18, and […]

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Unofficial Election Results

By admin Published May 5, 2020


  PRESS RELEASE                                                           For Immediate Release – […]

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Structure Fire on Highway 82

By admin Published June 25, 2019


Around 4 a.m. on June 25, 2019, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to a report of a structure fire at an upholstery shop located at 12665 Highway 82, Carbondale. Upon arrival, firefighters […]

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Structure Fire in River Valley Ranch

By admin Published June 21, 2019


Around 4:45 p.m. on June 20, 2019, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to 455 Boundary Lane, Carbondale, for a report of a structure fire.  Upon arrival, firefighters found a home with smoke […]

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Accident on Highway 82 Sends Five to the Hospital

By admin Published May 26, 2019


PRESS RELEASE | May 26, 2019 Highway 82 Accident Sends Five to the Hospital Carbondale, Colo. – Around 2:24 p.m. on May 26, 2019, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to mile marker […]

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Stage II Fire Restrictions in Garfield County

By admin Published June 28, 2018


From the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office: Stage 2 Fire Restrictions for Unincorporated Private & State Lands in Garfield County  Tomorrow June 29, 2018, beginning at 12:00 AM, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with […]

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Burn Ban in the Town of Carbondale

By admin Published May 30, 2018


May 30, 2018 Carbondale, Colo. – In conjunction with Garfield County’s Stage I Fire Restrictions that begin May 31, 2018, the Town of Carbondale and Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District are instituting State I […]

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Press Release – No Open Burning Permits Being Issued

By admin Published May 23, 2018


Carbondale, Colo. – Effectively immediately, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District will not be issuing any open burning permits. The fuel moisture content is low, there is not a lot of rain predicted in the near future and experts are predicting an increased wildfire risk in our area.

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County Road 100 Structure Fire

By admin Published March 7, 2018


Carbondale, Colo. – At 12:47 p.m. on March 6, 2018, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to 2340 County Road 100, Carbondale, for a report of a structure fire.

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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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Barn Fire on Goose Creek Lane

By admin Published April 7, 2017


Press Release – For Immediate Release – Carbondale Fire Responds to Structure Fire on Goose Creek Lane

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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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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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Fire Alarm & Sprinkler Flow at Roaring Fork High School

By admin Published April 6, 2016


Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to Roaring Fork High School on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at 12:38 p.m. for a report of fire alarm and water flowing from a sprinkler head.

Crews on scene found a sprinkler head in the auxiliary gym had activated and was flowing water.

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Westbank Area Brush Fire

By admin Published April 4, 2016


Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District was paged to the Westbank area on Monday, April 4, 2016, at 3:47 p.m. for a report of a brush fire. Crews responded to the hillside near to 0495 County Road 167, Glenwood Springs.

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