News Releases & Public Notices

 

 

Public Notice: Lake Pueblo State Park Helitack Training...The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control’s Cañon Helitack, in cooperation with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, will be conducting helicopter hoist training at the Lake Pueblo State Park intermittently throughout August. Read the full report here.

 

News Release: Colorado Statewide Community Risk Assessment Roadshow...The International Public Safety Data Institute (IPSDI) is excited to kick off our work on Colorado’s first Statewide Risk Assessment. Next week, we will be traveling ‘statewide’ to learn about fire risk across Colorado. Read the full report here.

 

Media Advisory: State Fire Agency Presents Colorado’s 2022 Wildfire Outlook to Governor Polis...Governor Jared Polis and the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) will provide an overview of the 2022 wildfire outlook and preparedness plan for the State of Colorado. Read the advisory here.

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News Release: State Fire Agency Names New Training Section Chief...The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) is pleased to announce Lisa Pine as the new Professional Qualifications and Training Section Chief. Read the release here.

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News Release: State Fire Agency Sends Aircraft to Help Fight Texas Wildfires...The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC)has sent one of its two Multi Mission Aircraft (MMA) to assist with multiple active wildfires burning throughout the State of Texas. Read the release here.

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Public Notice...The Colorado Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the Division of Fire Prevention and Control will be conducting prescribed burning operations in the Manhattan Creek Unit near Red Feather Lakes Colorado this Spring, Fall, and Winter. Burning operations will occur as weather conditions permit, and could begin this month with slash piles. Read the notice here.

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2022 Fire Service Needs Assessment Survey... Colorado law requires the Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) to conduct a fire service needs assessment at least every other year.  The purpose of this Fire Service Needs Assessment Survey is to collect, compile and prepare a report on the needs of Colorado’s fire service.  It is extremely important for your fire department to participate in this survey.  One of the primary purposes of this needs assessment is to support future funding requests for the Firefighters Safety and Disease Prevention Grant (FFSDPG) as well as to document fire department training needs. Read the notice here.

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Public Notice: Prescribed Burning Planned for Mount Evans State Wildlife Area... The Colorado Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the Division of Fire Prevention and Control will be conducting prescribed burning operations in  Mount Evans State Wildlife Area this Winter, Spring and Fall. Burning operations will occur as weather conditions permit, and could begin this month with slash piles. Read the notice here.

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News Release: Facilitated Learning Analysis (FLA) Team to Review the Marshall Fire... The Colorado Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with the Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) will be conducting prescribed burning operations at  Trinidad Lake State Park this Winter. Burning operations will occur as weather conditions permit, and will consist of a few slash piles. Read the full notification here.

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News Release: State Park State Fire Agency Announces Community Risk Reduction Week 2022... The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) is taking part in Community Risk Reduction (CRR) Week. Read the full release here.

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Public Notice: Prescribed Burning Planned for Golden Gate Canyon State Park... The Colorado Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the Division of Fire Prevention and Control will be conducting prescribed burning operations in Golden Gate Canyon State Park this Winter, Spring, and Fall. Burning operations will occur as weather conditions permit, and could begin this month with slash piles. Read the full notification here.

 

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