Durango Fire Protection District

Small fire may have been set by property owner

Firefighters responded to a small shed fire shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday. The fire, which took place near East Seventh Avenue and First Street, was quickly extinguished by a Durango Fire...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Upper Pine, Durango Fire respond to playhouse blaze

Firefighters responded to a fire Friday afternoon that burned one playhouse to the ground and scorched another. Upper Pine Fire Protection District initially received the call around 4:20 p.m. to...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Saturday fest is for aircraft fans

Residents who love planes and flying might want to check out the Aviation Celebration on Saturday at the Durango-La Plata County Airport. Called a static air show – no flyovers, but lots of parked...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Fire responds to hay fire

Durango Fire Protection District responded to a report that a trailer loaded with hay was on fire at 7:20 p.m. The call came in west of Durango in the 20000 block of U.S. Highway 160, just east of...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

County Road 240 closed briefly for a gas leak

Durango Fire Protection District closed a section of Florida Road (County Road 240) because of a gas leak for about an hour and 10 minutes Tuesday afternoon. A company doing construction in the...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dalen leaves with a legacy

Kim Dalen carries innumerable memories from her 32 years of service as a Durango paramedic. Waiting in line at the grocery store conjures up the time she responded to a patient experiencing cardiac...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Separate fires damage 2 homes in Vallecito, Bayfield

Two house fires left residents displaced Sunday. A water heater likely caused two explosions and a fire that seriously damaged a log cabin on County Road 501 near Vallecito in the afternoon, said...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Power line blown down, then knocked down

It was a challenging job to get 17 customers who were without power in the County Road 302 area back on the grid Friday night. Durango Fire Protection District responded to the report of the downed...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Enjoy, but respect the grill

There’s still a lot of good barbecuing weather ahead, but the Durango Fire Protection District is asking residents to take precautions before lighting up the grill. In the last year, DFPD has...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Fire responds to controlled burn

Durango Fire Protection District responded to a report of a growing grass fire north of Durango near the Glacier Club mid-morning Saturday. The call went out shortly before 10 a.m. By 10:10 a.m.,...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck rollover kills one on U.S. 160

One man was killed when a hay truck rolled over west of Durango on U.S. Highway 160 near Durango West I. Law enforcement and emergency services responded to the crash about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday....

DATE: Aug. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News