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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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 with Critical Care Capabilities. We transport to local clinics and 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

There are currently no bids.

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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    Fire training 6:00 pm
    Fire training @ TBD
    Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Wildland training – Tender operations (mobile shuttle) – Stationary resevoir
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    CPR Skills check off session 10:00 am
    CPR Skills check off session @ CBFPD station 2
    Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Must do this before skills check off can be completed Onlineaha.org – Find a course – Choose HEARTSAVER – Pick either CPR/AED or First Aid/CPR/AED o I just ask that everyone picks the same one[...]
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    CBFPD Board Meetings 5:00 pm
    CBFPD Board Meetings @ Station 2
    Jun 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Open to volunteers, staff and the public.
    EMS training 6:00 pm
    EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
    Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Behavioral emergencies, Opioids, Seizures (NREMT mandatory)
    Fire training 6:00 pm
    Fire training @ CBFPD station 1
    Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Swift water rescue – on the water training night
    EMS training 6:00 pm
    EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
    Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Difficult airway/Advanced airway scenarios
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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?