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DFPC Senior Firefighter Tyler Thorn on the East Canyon Fire outside Durango, Colorado| Photo credit: Brian Amdur, www.brianamdur.com

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Media Advisory: State Fire Agency Brings on Large Airtanker to Support Colorado Wildfires

The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) announced that it has selected Neptune Aviation for an exclusive use contract for a large firefighting airtanker. Join us for a meet and greet with DFPC and Neptune leadership as well as a tour/show-and-tell of the aircraft. 

Read the full advisory here!

Larry Ketelhut Fire Instructor of the Year Nomination

Attention Public Safety Professionals! The Fire Instructor of the Year Award recognizes excellence in fire service training in the State of Colorado. Any Instructor involved in the training of fire service personnel is eligible. Nominate today at dfpc.colorado.gov/instructoroftheyear2021

News Release: State Fire Agency Encouraging Safe Fireworks Practices this Fourth of July

June 1, 2021 –The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) hopes you and your friends and family have an enjoyable and safe Fourth of July this year. 

If lighting fireworks is included in your plans, please make sure you’re doing it safely and protecting all of your friends, neighbors, and our Colorado open spaces and wildlife by only using permissible fireworks, purchased from a Colorado licensed fireworks store, stand, or tent. Additionally, make sure to check your local fire restrictions before setting off any permissible fireworks. Read the full news release here!

 

Our Mission

To serve and safeguard the people and protect the property, resources, environment, and quality of life in Colorado.

Our Vision

To be the Nation's premier state fire organization by acting with foresight, providing bold leadership, enhancing our partnerships, and exemplifying the highest level of professionalism in fire prevention and protection, while building a safe and supportive work environment for our employees.