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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Crested Butte Fire Protection District

CBFPD responded to several calls this week including a vehicle fire in Mt. Crested Butte and a grass fire off of Hwy 135 just south of town. Both fires were quickly controlled. Several medical calls were handled as well. ... See MoreSee Less

CBFPD responded to several calls this week including a vehicle fire in Mt. Crested Butte and a grass fire off of Hwy 135 just south of town. Both fires were quickly controlled. Several medical calls were handled as well.Image attachmentImage attachment

**ADVISORY UPDATE**

All units clear. Scene turned over to Atmos Energy

*** ADVISORY***
Units Operating at a gas leak in area of Sopris Avenue please use caution travelling in the area.
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CBFPD fire prevention division provided fire extinguisher training to WSCU Ebb & Flow and Vinitok volunteers this afternoon. ... See MoreSee Less

CBFPD fire prevention division provided fire extinguisher training to WSCU Ebb & Flow and Vinitok volunteers this afternoon.

 

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2 weeks ago

Crested Butte Fire Protection District

Members of CBFPD and Crested Butte Explorer Post #0911 had a friendly kickball game behind St 3 in CB South. CBFPD "adult team" took home the win following a major defeat in last year's game. ... See MoreSee Less

Members of CBFPD and Crested Butte Explorer Post #0911 had a friendly kickball game behind St 3 in CB South. CBFPD adult team  took home the win following a major defeat in last years game.Image attachment

 

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Awww. So sad to not be there for the smack down. Miss y'all!

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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.

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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    CBFPD BOARD MEETING 5:00 pm
    CBFPD BOARD MEETING
    Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    CBFPD Board Meeting Time: 1700-1900 Location: Station 2 OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
    EMS training 6:00 pm
    EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
    Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Post resuscitation, Ventricular Assist Devices, oxygen and fluid resuscitation
    Engineer Training 10:00 am
    Engineer Training
    Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Engineer Training – DPO Practical Skills Training and Probationary Training for Hose Management Date: Saturday, September 15ht Location: Meet at Station 1 Time: 1000 -1600 Please RSVP to Lieutenant Reeves if you plan on being[...]
    EMS training 6:00 pm
    EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
    Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Pediatric simulator with Ben Dunn
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