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Don't Find Yourself on Thin Ice!
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...

Now Hiring! Come Join the Castle Rock Fire Team!
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! RECRUITMENT VIDEO: https://youtu.be/zBaBA6DAyMQ FIREFIGHTER/EMT 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...

Pet Holiday Safety
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...

TREE SAFETY TIPS
As families across the country celebrate the holidays, your Castle Rock Professional Firefighters encourage you to take a few moments as you decorate to make sure your holidays are safe as well as festive. Before you bring your live tree into your home, trim at last 2 inches off the trunk to expose the fresh wood. This will help the tree absorb water and keep needles from drying out too quickly. Also, remember to make sure the tree is kept watered. If your family uses an artificial tree, make...

Fire Fighters Stress Safety on Thanksgiving Day
Safe travel and home cooking lead to a Happy Thanksgiving for all A cooking fire is three times more likely on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year. Most of those Thanksgiving Day fires occur between noon and 4:00 p.m. – the peak cooking hours. Thanksgiving is also one of the busiest travel times of the year with more than 50 million people traveling away from home. With that in mind, your Castle Rock Professional Firefighters are reaching out to make sure everyone enjoys...

Coronavirus Safety Tips For Our Community
With the rise of Coronavirus and the Flu currently hitting people of all ages around the nation, we ask that our community not panic, follow these simple steps to help keep you and your loved ones healthy and safe! Prevention is key so be sure to share this to help inform our community and let’s work together to put these best practices to use. If you have any questions or concerns please contact or visit your local hospital for more information. For more preventative measures an...