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.

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Even the police need heroes! Enjoy the fresh snow and stay safe out there.

 

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Did you know CBFPD has 4 ambulances? We have 2 "first out" ambulances at station 1 downtown that respond to all fire and medical calls these ambulances are fully equipped not only with medical equipment but also initial firefighting equipment. When both of our first out ambulances end up transporting to the hospital (like in this photo taken today) we relocate one of our backup ambulances either from Mt. CB or Buckhorn to station 1 to cover the district. ... See MoreSee Less

Did you know CBFPD has 4 ambulances? We have 2 first out ambulances at station 1 downtown that respond to all fire and medical calls these ambulances are fully equipped not only with medical equipment but also initial firefighting equipment. When both of our first out ambulances end up transporting to the hospital (like in this photo taken today) we relocate one of our backup ambulances either from Mt. CB or Buckhorn to station 1 to cover the district.

Happy new year to all. C shift kept busy today with 7 calls and have been running non stop since 1430 to 0330. Be safe and healthy. ... See MoreSee Less

Medic 45 with Careflight 4. Stay safe out there! ... See MoreSee Less

Medic 45 with Careflight 4. Stay safe out there!

 

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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.

CPR Classes

CBFPD provides CPR courses and Skills Sessions for blended learning. For blended learning, please visit: onlineaha.org. Find course: BLS for healthcare provider or Heartsaver. Complete this online portion and print certificate. Contact Rob Weisbaum to schedule a skills session check off. This takes approximately 1 -2 hours depending on participants. Cost is $20 for the skills portion.

For full CPR courses, please refer to our calendar for scheduled courses.

CBFPD Invitation to Bid

We are currently accepting bids for our CBFPD Triplex project. Please click the link below for full details. Closing date for bids – January 7th, 2019.

CBFPD Triplex – Full Bid Packet

About the Crested Butte Fire Protection District Annual Transparency Notice
  • 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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    PPE check, SCBA’s: Face piece cleaning/FF cancer, TargetSolutions Review 6:00 pm
    PPE check, SCBA’s: Face piece cleaning/FF cancer, TargetSolutions Review @ Station 2
    Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Tom Larsen, Air Specialist for L.N. Curtis & Son will be at training to discus the importance of keeping our SCBA mask clean.  He will demonstrate how to properly take apart the mask, clean and[...]
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    Fire Officer & Shift Supervisor Meeting 12:00 pm
    Fire Officer & Shift Supervisor Meeting @ Station 2
    Jan 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Fire Officer meeting at Station 2 at noon. We will discus the new hires and their roles, any SOG updates and revisions along with other topics. Lunch will be provided from Izzy’s If you have[...]
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    CBFPD Board Meeting 5:00 pm
    CBFPD Board Meeting @ Station 2
    Jan 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Open to volunteers, staff and the public.
    GVRHA information meeting 6:30 pm
    GVRHA information meeting @ Station 2
    Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    After the CBFPD’s Board meeting, Jennifer Kermode will be discussing information regarding their programs and affordable housing opportunities. If you have any further questions regarding Gunnison Valley Rural Housing Authority, please contact Jennifer at 641-7901[...]
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    ACLS recertification 6:00 pm
    ACLS recertification @ CBFPD station 2
    Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    ACLS recertification course  
    Rodger Pepper Burn Foundation – The MAZE 6:00 pm
    Rodger Pepper Burn Foundation – The MAZE @ Station 2
    Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Please join Adaptive Sports and the Rodger Pepper Burn Foundation at Station 2 for a night of training with the kids in The MAZE. Lieutenant Jarolimek will need about 4-5 folks to come up to[...]
    Firefighter Written Exam 5:15 pm
    Firefighter Written Exam @ Gunnsion
    Jan 24 @ 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
    If you have not signed up 30 days in advance to take this written exam, then you will have to wait until the next opportunity some time in February, March and/or April
    PALS recertification 6:00 pm
    PALS recertification @ CBFPD station 2
    Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    PALS recertification
    CB Fire & EMS Association meeting 6:00 pm
    CB Fire & EMS Association meeting @ Station 2
    Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Please join the Volunteers of the CB Fire & EMS association at Station 2 for  the first meeting of the year. Participation form all the volunteers is highly encourage. Staff is also welcome. If you[...]
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    Crested Butte Fire Department’s Fire Safety Tips

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    Restaurant Ansul System Training

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