Crested Butte Fire Protection District

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Crested Butte Fire Protection District

CBFPD is a Colorado Special District that provides fire protection, prevention, rescue and EMS services in the greater Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte and surrounding area.

Board of Directors: Consists of 5 members (see Contacts).

Service Area: CBFPD provides Fire, Rescue, and Ambulance response to the 220 square miles of the Crested Butte Valley

District Configuration: We have a base population of about 2,500 people, and 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.

Dispatch: This function is performed by the City of Gunnison (see Contacts), and serves all local emergency response agencies (Fire, EMS, Police, SAR, etc.) on the same VHF frequencies through a repeater system. Click on Dispatch

Crested Butte Fire & EMS Squad: This is a separate organization representing the volunteers, and is incorporated as a non-profit 501-c-4 organization with a mission to serve the special welfare needs of the Fire and EMS volunteers. See button above.

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

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Crested Butte Fire Protection District :: PO Box 1009, Crested Butte, CO 81224 :: 970-349-5333