Durango Fire Protection District

Durango home catches fire early Friday

A single-story home caught fire early Friday in the 1000 block of East Fifth Avenue, causing about $3,000 in damage, fire officials said. The Durango Fire Protection District received a call about...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Fire Department practices rescues on icy lakes

Staff of the Durango Fire Protection District conducted a simulated ice rescue and cold-water drowning exercise last week on Turner Lake in Falls Creek. Leo Lloyd, an EMS training captain, said the...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Construction begins on $3.1 million fire station upgrade in north Durango

A multimillion dollar expansion of the fire station on east 32nd Street is underway. Durango Fire Protection District expects to spend $3.1 million to expand the 1,000-square-foot Fire Station No....

DATE: Dec. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marvel family loses home, belongings in house fire

A La Plata County family lost its home and belongings Sunday night in a fire just south of Marvel. Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Protection District Chief John Lee said a call came in around 6:45 p.m. that...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dog dies in house fire southeast of Durango

A dog died in a house fire Wednesday night at the corner of county roads 301 and 304, southeast of Durango near Pastorius Reservoir, fire officials said. Fire crews responded to the scene around...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Agencies to work on Twin Buttes prescribed burn

Durango Parks and Recreation Department is working with Durango Fire Protection District and Twin Buttes to complete a prescribed burn in the Twin Buttes open space starting Tuesday and continuing...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials investigating Durango fire

Fire officials are investigating what could have caused a mobile home to burn Friday night in Durango, a blaze that left at least three people displaced and killed four cats, fire officials said....

DATE: Oct. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mobile home burns in northwest Durango

Firefighters responded to a mobile home fire Friday night in northwest Durango. The home was occupied by Stacy Cobb; her two children, a girl, age 16, and a boy, age 5; a dog; and four cats. All...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire station approved for upgrades in north Durango

Durango Planning Commission unanimously approved plans Monday for a new fire station to replace an existing station on east 32nd Street. Durango Fire Protection District ’s 1,000-square-foot Fire...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Firefighters from Four Corners remember Sept. 11

Firefighters from Durango, Bayfield and Farmington fire departments Tuesday climbed the 500 steps leading from Durango to Fort Lewis College three times, equivalent to the height of the Twin Towers...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango firefighter, paramedic dies after decades of service

Former Durango paramedic and firefighter Mike Jones, 64, died unexpectedly this week leaving behind a legacy of compassion. For many years at Durango Fire, new paramedics were required to work...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Initial response to 416 Fire was critical to protecting homes

Chris Tipton, a fire management officer with the Columbine Forest District, spent the morning of June 1 at a firefighting briefing at Vallecito Lake discussing available firefighting resources and...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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