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.

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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Fire Officer Meeting 12:00 pm
Fire Officer Meeting
Fire Officer meeting Location: Secret Stash Time: 12:00-1:00pm
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Fire Training 6:00 pm
Fire Training @ Station 2
CBFPD Fire Training Topic: Photovoltaic Systems and Firefighter safety Location: Station 2 Instructor(s): Jay Pozner Owner of Nunatak Alternative Energy Solutions and _________________ Full Turn Out Gear Required
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Board Meeting 5:00 pm
Board Meeting @ Station 2
CBFPD District Board Meeting Open to the Public
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EMS training 6:00 pm
EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
Intraosseous infusion with IO rep Jason Blumen
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Joint Fire & EMS Training 6:00 pm
Joint Fire & EMS Training @ Station 2
CBFPD Fire & EMS Training Topic: Social Media Location: Station 2 Instructor: Deputy Chief (Paramedic/Firefighter and Information Officer) Daniel Hatlestad from Inter-Canyon Fire Protection (Morrison, Colorado) Full Turn Out Gear Required  
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Fire Training 8:30 am
Fire Training @ Station 2
CBFPD Fire Training Topic: Ice Rescue Training Location: Station 2 8:30-12:00 Lunch 12-1pm Lake (TBA) 1-4pm Instructor: Melissa L Post Blue Mesa District Ranger Curecanti National Recreation Area This class requires preregistration with Veronica and[...]
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EMS training 6:00 pm
EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
Children’s Hospital
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Fire Officer Meeting 12:00 pm
Fire Officer Meeting
Fire Officer meeting Location: TBD Time: 12:00-1:00pm
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Crested Butte Fire Department’s Fire Safety Tips

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Restaurant Ansul System Training

Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

Want to make a difference in Crested Butte?  Want to help save lives and fight fires?