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.

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.

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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    CPR skills check off 12:00 pm
    CPR skills check off @ CBFPD station 2
    May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    AHA CPR Skills check off session If you are in need of a new CPR card – please go to: Onlineaha.org – choose your course: BLS for healthcare provider or Heartsaver. Complete the online class,[...]
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    Red Card Pack Test 5:00 pm
    Red Card Pack Test
    May 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Red Card Pack Test Date: Thursday, May 3rd Location: Station 1 Time: 1800-1800 Must have a 45 lb pack ~ REQUIRED~ PLEASE RSVP IF YOU WILL BE DOING THIS
    Red Card Pack Test 5:00 pm
    Red Card Pack Test
    May 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Red Card Pack Test: Date: Thursday, May 3rd Location: 4 Wat Stop in CB Time: Pack Test will start at 5pm sharp You will need a 45 pound pack and comfortable shoes and clothes.
    Fire Training 6:00 pm
    Fire Training @ Station 2
    May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Fire Training: Date: Thursday, May 3rd Time: 1800-2100 Location: Station 1 (Maybe meeting at Buckhorn) Topic: Wildland Training with 4-5 skill stations Instructor: James Ramirez East Zone Assistant Fire Management Officer   Wildland Gear Required[...]
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    CBFPD BOARD MEETING 5:00 pm
    CBFPD BOARD MEETING
    May 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    CBFPD Board Meeting Time: 1700-1900 Location: Station 2 OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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    EMS training 6:00 pm
    EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
    May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Defensive Tactics/Patient restraint with Deputy Marshal James Beda
    Fire Training 6:00 pm
    Fire Training @ TBA
    May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Fire Training: Date: Thursday, May 17th Time: 1800-2100 Location: Station 1 Topic: Pre-Fire Plan Walk Through: Heritage Museum, CBCS, (Or a Restaurant) and True Value Instructor: Lieutenant Jarolimek and Business Owners Dinner: TBA
    EMS training 6:00 pm
    EMS training @ CBFPD station 1
    May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    MCI scenario with bus – Fire and EMS combined training. Meet at Station 1 – 1800
    Engineer Training 6:00 pm
    Engineer Training @ Station 2
    May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Engineer Training: Date: Tuesday, May 29th Time: 1800-2100 Location: Station 2 Topic: Dry Hydrant Training at Alpine Meadow Subdivision Instructor: ______________________ Dinner: Sandwiches 😉
    #2 CB Fire & EMS Squad Meeting 6:00 pm
    #2 CB Fire & EMS Squad Meeting @ Station 2
    May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    CB Fire & EMS Squad Meeting Date: Thursday, May 31st Time: 1800-2100 Location: Station 2 Topic: Squad Meeting IMPORTANT FOR ALL VOLUNTEERS TO ATTEND THIS MEETING…Last meeting before the 4th of July Pancake Breakfast.  
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