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.

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Happy 4th of July Crested Butte! We will see you next year for an epic water fight and parade. Be safe. Stay healthy. Have fun. ... See MoreSee Less

Happy 4th of July Crested Butte! We will see you next year for an epic water fight and parade. Be safe. Stay healthy. Have fun.

Today marks a special day. Elder Mark Ewing of Oh Be Joyful Church helped bless Medic 46 with a prayer. Immediately following the blessing and prior to the push in ceremony a call for help was received. We wish good fortune to all that need our services. ... See MoreSee Less

Today marks a special day. Elder Mark Ewing of Oh Be Joyful Church helped bless Medic 46 with a prayer. Immediately following the blessing and prior to the push in ceremony a call for help was received. We wish good fortune to all that need our services.

Medic 46 is making its’ way home to CB from the Braun northwest factory in Washington. Wow. She’s beautiful. We plan to have a ceremony on Sunday to bless it and then a push in ceremony and place it in service. Please help welcome our newest ambulance. ... See MoreSee Less

Medic 46 is making its’ way home to CB from the Braun northwest factory in Washington. Wow. She’s beautiful. We plan to have a ceremony on Sunday to bless it and then a push in ceremony and place it in service. Please help welcome our newest ambulance.

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Looks great. It's great to see CBFPD continue to thrive.

Wow!! It's a new era. She is awesome looking!!

I miss all you folks so much. Guess I'll have to wait til the family doesn't need me here. 😊

Welcome home Medic 46.

Love the new paint scheme.

It’s beautiful

Fancy!!

That’s beautiful!

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Red Flag warning in effect today though Sunday 8pm

No Open burning
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Red Flag warning in effect today though Sunday 8pm

No Open burning
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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 with Critical Care Capabilities. We transport to local clinics and 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.

Invitation to Bid

There are currently no open bids at this time

Notice of ambulance billing policy change

Policy is open to public comment prior to the July 9th, 2019 Board Meeting. Please contact District Manager Sean Caffrey at scaffrey@cbfpd.org or 970-349-5333 ext 1

Section 16 Ambulance Billing

About the Crested Butte Fire Protection District Annual Transparency Notice
  • 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, administrators and 13 full time paid employees plus approximately 40 volunteer firefighters and EMT’s. 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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EMS training @ CBFPD station 2
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Skills sessions – back into the swing of things Will practice ALS and BLS skills – from medication administration, airway management, monitor, IV, CPAP, etc etc
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Crested Butte Fire Department’s Fire Safety Tips

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