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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 Presents Colorado’s 2021 Wildfire Preparedness Plan to Governor Polis

April 5, 2021-  Governor Jared Polis and State and Federal Wildland Fire Agencies will provide an overview of the 2021 wildfire outlook and preparedness plan for the State of Colorado. Read the full advisory here...

News Release: State Fire Agency & National Guard Prep For 2021 Wildfire Season

April 2, 2021-  The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) will conduct helicopter-based fire suppression and virtual classroom training April 9th-18th near Longmont with the Colorado Army National Guard. Read the full release here...

Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant is Open!

The VFA Grant is now open! Click here to learn more and apply...

Public Notice: Pile Burning Planned at Bergen Peak State Wildlife Area

March 27, 2021 – The Colorado Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the Division of Fire Prevention and Control will be burning slash piles at Bergen Peak State Wildlife Area. Read the full notice here. 

Governor Polis Signs SB21-113-Firefighting Aircraft Wildfire Mgmt And Response

We are pleased to announce that Governor Polis signed SB21-113-Firefighting Aircraft Wildfire Mgmt And Response... read more here!

March 11, 2021: Prescribed Burning Planned for St. Vrain State Park

Public Notice: Prescribed Burning Planned for St. Vrain State Park

March 1, 2021: Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant Application Opens April 1, 2021

Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant Application Opens April 1, 2021

January 6, 2021: Public Notice: Prescribed Burning Planned 

Public Notice: Prescribed Burning Planned 

 

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.