Crested Butte Fire Protection District

The mission of the Crested Butte Fire Protection District is to help improve the quality of life for our citizens by providing prompt, safe and efficient responses to emergencies with highly trained Firefighters and Emergency Medical Providers.

Upcoming certification course: IV Certification Course – Please check our calendar in July for exact dates and time

Fire Division

The Fire Division provides fire suppression for structural & wild land fires as well as rescue service for vehicles & structures.

EMS Division

The Crested Butte EMS Division provides Advanced Life Support Certified transport to local clinics and the Gunnison Valley Hospital.

CBFPD FAQ

Read through our list of Frequently Asked Questions.  We try to answer the most commonly asked questions for residents and builders.

Prevention

Read about the CBFPD Fire Prevention Bureau and learn about Fire Prevention and Fire Codes and Regulations for Builders

Join CBFPD

Joining the CBFPD is an excellent way to participate in community service that really matters.  Help Crested Butte by saving lives and fighting fires.

About the Crested Butte Fire Protection District
  • District Configuration

    We cover approximately 220 square miles.  We have a base population of about 2,500 people which swells to nearly 10,000 at the peak of ski periods and other vacation/tourist periods during the summer, fall and winter seasons.

  • Membership Profile

    Consists of paid division heads and administrators, plus approximately 40 volunteer fire fighters and 25 volunteer EMS personnel. There are about 20% of the membership who are members of both the Fire and EMS divisions.

  • Funding

    CBFPD funding is provided by an ad valorem tax collected annually by the Gunnison County Treasurer’s Office.

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CBFPD Calendar
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    Fire Training 6:00 pm
    Fire Training @ Station 2
    Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    CBFPD IN DISTRICT TRAINING: Date: Thursday, June 1st Time: 1800-2100 Location: Station 1 Topic: Auto Extrication- 3 Skill stations Instructor: Chief Ric Ems/ Lieutenant Reeves
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    EMS training 6:00 pm
    EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
    Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Case review with Dr. Krier
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    CBFPD Board Meetings 5:00 pm
    CBFPD Board Meetings @ Station 2
    Jun 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    District Board Meeting OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
    District BBQ for Volunteer and Staff members 5:30 pm
    District BBQ for Volunteer and Staff members @ Rainbow Park
    Jun 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    CBFPD BBQ for volunteers and staff members Family members are welcome to join. Please RSVP to vjarolimek@cbfpd.org
    Fire Training 6:00 pm
    Fire Training @ Station 2
    Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    CBFPD IN DISTRICT TRAINING: Date: Thursday, June 15th Time: 1800-2100 Location: Station 2 Topic: Nozzle Forward Hands On Training Instructor: Clint Mass From Red White & Blue Fire District
    Joint FIRE & EMS training 6:00 pm
    Joint FIRE & EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
    Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Skills – CPR Re-cert
    CB Fire & EMS Squad Meeting 6:00 pm
    CB Fire & EMS Squad Meeting @ Station 2
    Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    CB Fire & EMS Squad meeting Topic: 4th of July Pancake Breakfast meeting Station 2
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    Crested Butte Fire Department’s Fire Safety Tips

    How to use a Fire Extinguisher

    Restaurant Ansul System Training

    Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

    Want to make a difference in Crested Butte?  Want to help save lives and fight fires?