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 Training 6:00 pm
Fire Training @ Station 2
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fire Training Location: St. 2 Instructor: M. Riley Topic: MCI Table Top  Exercise and Skill Scenarios  
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CBFPD Board Meeting 5:00 pm
CBFPD Board Meeting @ Station 2
Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CBFPD Board Meeting Open to the public
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EMS Training 6:00 pm
EMS Training @ Station 2
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Trauma Skills Lab
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US Pro Challenge 5:00 am
US Pro Challenge @ Mt. Crested Butte Finish
Aug 19 @ 5:00 am – 5:00 pm
click here for Stage2-Map 2014 Us Pro Challenge Stage 2: Aspen to Crested Butte – Tuesday, Aug. 19 Each year the USA Pro Challenge searches for ways to include more of Colorado’s deep cycling history.[...]
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Fire Training 6:00 pm
Fire Training @ Station 1
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fire Training Location: St. 1 Instructor: Jarolimek Topic: Physical Ability Challenge Full Turn Out Gear Required
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CBFPD Recruitment Open House 5:00 pm
CBFPD Recruitment Open House @ Station 1
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CBFPD Open House Please join the Staff and the volunteer Firefighters & EMT of the District for a open house. BBQ and fun activities Please stay tuned for more information! EMS Training will be cancelled[...]
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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?