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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CBFPD Fire Training 6:00 pm
CBFPD Fire Training @ Station 2
CBFPD Fire Training Topic: Hash Oil Explosions & Legal and Illegal Grow Operations – FF Hazards Instructor: Jeff Hiata & Mike Reily Time: 1800 – 2100 Full Turn Out Gear Required Dinner:
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Atmos: Natural Gas and Gas Line Safety for all 1st Responders 11:30 am
Atmos: Natural Gas and Gas Line Safety for all 1st Responders
Atmos is hosting a training for all 1st Responders: Natural Gas and Gas line Safety Location: 620 Gothic Rd. The Lodge at Mountaineer Square: Alpine Room Time: 11:30 – 2pm Lunch will be provided. Please[...]
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EMS training 6:00 pm
EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
Case review with Dr. Krier
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Fire Training 6:00 pm
Fire Training @ Buckhorn Station
CBFPD Fire Training Topic: Wildland Tactics & Equipment use in W-1/WT-1, Water Shuttles and Wildland PPE Check Location: Buckhorn Station Instructor(s): Jeff Duke and Taylor Reeves Full Turn Out Gear and Wildland Gear Required (if[...]
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EMS training 6:00 pm
EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
Cardiac chest pain management
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Red Card Pack Test 5:15 pm
Red Card Pack Test @ Station 1
Red Card Pack Test Location: Station 1 Time: Meet at Station 1 READY TO GO at 1715. You will need good shoes and a 45 pound pack 3 miles, 45 minutes with a 45 pound[...]
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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?