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 and EMS Training 6:00 pm
Fire and EMS Training @ Station 1
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CBFPD Fire & EMS Training Date: July 2nd Topic: 4th of July Pancake Breakfast Set-Up, Crowed Control and Safety Review  : EVERYONE Instructor: Pancake Breakfast Committee, Ric Ems and Mike Scott Location: Station 1 Time:[...]
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Crested Butte Fire & EMS Squad Pancake Breakfast 7:00 am
Crested Butte Fire & EMS Squad Pancake Breakfast @ Station 1
Jul 4 @ 7:00 am – 10:30 am
Come Support the Crested Butte Fire and EMS Squad 41st Annual Pancake Breakfast Friday July 4th, 2014 7am – 10:30am Breakfast Crested Butte Fire Station  3rd & Maroon Don’t forget your collectable T-Shirt! $20 (XXL[...]
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EMS training 6:00 pm
EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Safety and MCI ops
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CBFPD Board Meeting 5:00 pm
CBFPD Board Meeting @ Station 2
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CBFPD Board Meeting Open to the Public
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Fire Training 6:00 pm
Fire Training @ TBA
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CBFPD Fire Training Topic: Low Angle Rescue Location: TBA Instructor: Randy Felix Full Turn Out Gear Required  
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EMS training 6:00 pm
EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Risk management, spine assessment, scene safety
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Association and Crested Butte Fire & EMS Squad Meeting 6:00 pm
Association and Crested Butte Fire & EMS Squad Meeting @ Station 2
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Crested Butte Fire & EMS Squad Meeting All CBFPD volunteers are highly encouraged to attend
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Crested Butte Fire Department’s Fire Safety Tips

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