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We need YOU for the Town Public Safety Commission!
We need YOU for the Town Public Safety Commission! Are you passionate about First Responders in your community? Do you want to help ensure we have the proper equipment, high caliber personnel, and safe staffing levels to keep our community safe? This commission meets on the first Thursday of every month and has the following duties: Advises Town Council on service levels for staffing, facilities, apparatus, and equipment. Reviews and makes recommendations for strategic planning and annual ...

May 3rd fire district election information
For those members, family, and friends living within West Metro Fire, Summit County, Elk Creek Fire, Adams County Fire, and Arvada Fire districts this is the information on endorsed candidates. 

A Reminder of How Fragile Life Can Be
Castle Rock Fire Fighter and Local 4116 Vice President Chris Dudley was recently out at a local store when he ran into a familiar face. Several years ago Chris responded to a medical emergency, and this familiar face was the patient; Joyce. Joyce had experienced a major medical event and Chris was one of the emergency responders who came to her aid. Because of the efforts of Chris and all the emergency responders, Joyce made a full recovery and is alive and well today. “Definitely an emotio...

Wildfires Are Increasing and Expanding
Castle Rock, Co – The number of large wildfires in North America has increased four-fold, with 330,000 wildfires recorded each year. More than 46 million homes in 70,000 communities are located in Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) areas. “There’s no such thing as a wildfire season anymore,” says Matt Osborn, President, Castle Rock Professional Firefighters. “Wildfires are occurring more frequently near and within urban settings across North America as a warming climate and expand...

Daylight savings reminder
Every six months, you hear from your firefighters, “When you change your clock for Daylight Saving Time, check your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.” It is more than a slogan – and firefighters often see smoke alarms save lives. Working smoke detectors alert you more quickly in the event of a fire and provide you and your loved ones more time to escape safely. Statistics back it up, too. Nearly two-thirds of all home fire deaths occur in homes with no working smoke alarm — a n...

Winter Safety
In addition to hazardous road conditions, winter weather brings with it a host of safety concerns. Your Castle Rock Firefighters encourage you to continue preparing and stay safe this winter. HEAT Many of us use fireplaces and space heaters or crank up the thermostat to counter the weather outside. Each of those presents its own safety concerns. As we rely on furnaces to heat our homes, it is important to take a few moments to make sure yours has been professionally serviced so that it is...

November Ballot Endorsements
CASTLE ROCK PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS ENDORSE BALLOT MEASURES TO INCREASE PUBLIC SAFETY FUNDING Castle Rock, CO - The executive board of Castle Rock Professional Firefighters voted unanimously to endorse the following ballot measures for the November 2021 election. 1. New housing construction tax for police and fire 2. Ten-year TABOR time-out to be used solely for fire, police, and transportation These two ballot measures are vital to future growth and assuring our citizens are delivere...