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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    RT-130 Annual Wildland Training 9:30 am
    RT-130 Annual Wildland Training
    Apr 4 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
    RT -130 Wildland Refresher Training Date: Wednesday, April 4th Time: 930-1500 Location: Quality Inn Gunnison Instructors: Jim R and Gunnison Forest Service  
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    Red Card Pack Test 5:00 pm
    Red Card Pack Test
    Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Red Card Pack Test: Date: Thursday, April 5th 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
    Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Fire Training: Date: Thursday, April 5th Time: 1800-2100 Location: Station 2 Topic: Rookie Track: Equipment Location (FFI JPR 5A Clean and Check Equipment) Instructor: Rookie Track: Captain Fischer Firefighter Track: R-1 UHPP/Scene Lighting (FFI JPR[...]
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    Pipeline Training with ATMOS 11:30 am
    Pipeline Training with ATMOS
    Apr 6 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
    Pipeline Training with ATMOS Date: Friday, April 6th Time: 11:30-1pm Lunch provided Location: Western State University Center 215 Gunnison MUST PRE-REGISTER WITH VERONICA
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    CBFPD BOARD MEETING 5:00 pm
    CBFPD BOARD MEETING
    Apr 10 @ 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
    Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    C.I.T (Crisis Intervention Training) Deputy Marshal James Beda
    Red Card Pack Test 5:00 pm
    Red Card Pack Test
    Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Red Card Pack Test: Date: Thursday, April 19th 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
    Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Fire Training: Date: Thursday, April 19th Time: 1800-2100 Location: Station 2 Topic:  Wildland Scenarios Instructor: Lieutenant Reeves Dinner: TBA
    EMS training 6:00 pm
    EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
    Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Trauma triage, CNS injury and hemorrhage control
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