Nearly 75% of drownings involving children happen at home — a sobering statistic, and one that is more relevant than ever this summer.
While a small pool is a great way to beat the heat, Castle Rock Professional Firefighters are urging homeowners to practice simple safety rules to avoid a tragedy.
First and foremost, never leave a child unsupervised near any pool or body of water — no matter the depth. Young children can drown in as little as 2 inches of water in less than 30 seconds. T...
Come join us for our first annual CRPFF fundraiser at TopGolf Centennial on Sunday, May 23rd. Tickets are only $100 and include lunch, three drinks and three hours of golf with your local firefighters.
Hope to see you there!
Every six months you hear from your Castle Rock Professional Firefighters, “When you change your clocks for Daylight Saving Time, check your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.”
It is more than a slogan – and firefighters see it often – 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 ...
Charlottesville Fire Department "Spends a Day with Jane"
Thursday, 01 January 1970
Jane Belisle is the sister of one of our Lieutenants, Matt Rettmer and lives in Charlottesville, VA. Three years ago, in February 2018, she had significant breast cancer that was treated and removed. A second recurrence was found in her armpit in late 2020. She has since started a five-week radiation treatment.
To help her along the way, she created her own Warrior/Spirit Team. She reached out to her network of friends and family to garner support.
Today, was her day to host&...
This week Castle Rock Fire crews were conducting their annual ice rescue training at Plum Creek Golf Course. This refresher gives our crews the chance to hone their skills while learning new techniques in case we need to conduct an ice rescue for people or animals.Remember, don’t judge the thickness of the ice by its appearance. With Colorado’s fluctuating temperatures, ice thickness can vary and quickly become very dangerous. Hypothermia and even death can result in as little as 10-15 mi...
We are building our two year hiring list for prospective positions of Firefighter/EMT an Firefighter/Paramedic. Please see the details for each position and our recruitment video!
Castle Rock Fire Department
The Castle Rock Fire Department has an outstanding opportunity for a Firefighter/EMT to join our highly motivated team. The CRFD takes pride in being an aggressive fire and EMS agency and having a progressive cu...
Pets are especially vulnerable to holiday accidents. Make sure that your ornaments, candles, and lights are out of reach of pets – you don’t want them to eat or knock them over causing damage to your decorations, your home, and the pet. Keep potentially poisonous plants – mistletoe, holly berries, Jerusalem cherry, and amaryllis – away from pets.
And remember to follow your everyday safety routines this season. Your Castle Rock Professional Firefighters remind you to remain buckl...