Open House Time!
Open House 2013
The Glenwood Springs Fire Department is holding an open house on Saturday, October 11th
at station 72 in downtown Glenwood Springs from 10am until 2pm. 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!
View the information flyer here!
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.
Rural Board Vacancy
The Glenwood Springs Rural Fire Protection District has a vacancy on the Board of Directors and is looking for a volunteer to fill the position. Please contact the office at 970-384-6480 for information.
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.
The Garfield County Emergency Communications Authority, has implemented a emergency notification system to alert citizens about emergencies.
Visit garco911.org for more information.
Garfield County website for information on wildfire, flooding, open
burning and emergency management.