Open House Time!

The Glenwood Springs Fire Department is holding an open house on Saturday, September 26th at station 72 in downtown Glenwood Springs from 11am until 3pm. Come by to experience tours, demonstrations as well as many more family friendly activities and fun! We'll have food and beverages available, so please stop by to learn more about our fire department while having a great time!

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Welcome to the Glenwood Springs Fire Department

Glenwood Springs Fire Department Est. 1885

The Glenwood Springs Fire Department is located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. The city is located approximately 160 miles west of Denver and is known for its natural hot springs, a huge year round hot springs pool, skiing, and snowboarding. Nestled in the Rocky Mountains along the I-70 corridor on the beautiful Colorado River, Glenwood Springs is a rapidly growing resort community with a population of about 8,500 full time residents. The GSFD serves these 8,500 residents, as well as the 14,000 residents of the Fire District, and several thousand tourists and part-time residents annually within a 76-square mile area. GSFD currently consists of 21 career Firefighter/EMT's and Paramedics, the Fire Chief, Fire Marshal, and Administrative Assistant, and is supported by 18 part-time reserve staff and three volunteers. The GSFD operates out of 3 stations with 17 pieces of apparatus.

GSFD is responsible for emergency medical care as well as fire and rescue operations. The yearly call volume averages over 1600 calls with 61% consisting of medical calls.

The Glenwood Springs Fire Department is constantly working to further the goals of the Department to provide exceptional emergency services for the Fire District and City of Glenwood Springs.

Student Involvement Pilot Program (SIPP)

The Glenwood Springs Fire Department (GSFD) is taking applications for The Student Involvement Pilot Program (SIPP). Three Glenwood Springs High School students will be selected to participate in the pilot program with future goals to improve and expand. For more information on the program, Click here.

Notification of Meeting Schedule

The Glenwood Springs Rural Fire Protection District Board will meet each month on the second Tuesday, at 4:00 PM at the 806 Cooper Avenue Administrative office.

Please direct any questions to: 970-384-6480.


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