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.

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
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fire Training Location: St. 2 Instructor: Katherine T. Ridenhour Battalion Chief, Retired, Aurora Fire Department, CO, Volunteer Firefighter, Pagosa Fire Protection District, CO Topic: Monster House Fires – Size Up the Big Problems! Type of Training[...]
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CBFPD Board Meeting 5:00 pm
CBFPD Board Meeting @ Station 2
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CBFPD Board Meeting Open to the public
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2014 Basic EMT Class 6:00 pm
2014 Basic EMT Class @ Station 2
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2014 Crested Butte Basic EMT Class
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EMS training 6:00 pm
EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
NEBS with MEDS Training at Station 2 (unless otherwise stated)
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2014 Basic EMT Class 6:00 pm
2014 Basic EMT Class @ Station 2
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2014 Crested Butte Basic EMT Class
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2014 Basic EMT Class 1:00 pm
2014 Basic EMT Class @ Station 2
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2014 Crested Butte Basic EMT class
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2014 Basic EMT Class 6:00 pm
2014 Basic EMT Class @ Station 2
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2014 Crested Butte Basic EMT Class
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Fire Training 6:00 pm
Fire Training @ Station 2
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fire  Training Location: St. 2 Instructor: Jason Hills (Electronic Operation Manager for Simplex Grinnell) Topic: Alarm Panels  
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2014 Basic EMT Class 6:00 pm
2014 Basic EMT Class @ Station 2
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2014 Crested Butte Basic EMT Class
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2014 Basic EMT Class 1:00 pm
2014 Basic EMT Class @ Station 2
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2014 Crested Butte Basic EMT class
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2014 Basic EMT Class 6:00 pm
2014 Basic EMT Class @ Station 2
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2014 Crested Butte Basic EMT Class
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EMS training 6:00 pm
EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dr. Dreitlein (Montrose ER) presenting Training at Station 2 (unless otherwise stated)
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2014 Basic EMT Class 6:00 pm
2014 Basic EMT Class @ Station 2
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2014 Crested Butte Basic EMT Class
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2014 Basic EMT Class 1:00 pm
2014 Basic EMT Class @ Station 2
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2014 Crested Butte Basic EMT class
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