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Welcome to the Estes Valley Fire Protection District

“The Mission of the Estes Valley Fire Protection District is to provide the citizens of and visitors to the Estes Valley with superior fire prevention, fire protection and emergency services in a safe and efficient manner.”

Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

FOR EMERGENCY: 911

If you have an emergency in the Estes Valley, dial 911.

EVFPD BREAKING NEWS

Job Opening

Help educate residents in the Estes Valley about preventing wildland fires and minimizing the risk to our community.

Estes Valley Fire Protection District (EVFPD) is looking for a seasonal, part-time Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Fire Education Coordinator (20 hours/week, from May to October). Responsible for planning, coordination and delivery of WUI fire education.

Pay range: $12.00-$17.00 per hour
Close date: May 9, 2014

A good understanding of Firewise concepts, good communication skills and experience as an educator are preferred.

Download the full job description and job application.

Send completed application, cover letter and resume to:
EVFPD
901 N. Saint Vrain Ave.
Estes Park, CO 80517

 

Notice of Cancellation: The Estes Valley Fire Protection District did not have more candidates for director than offices to be filled, therefore, the election to be held on May 6, 2014 is hereby canceled pursuant to section 1-13.5-513(6)C.R.S.

We will be welcoming new EVFPD board members; Mike Kearney, Edward Ford, and Mike Richardson on May 14,2014, each for 4 year terms.

GRACO HARNESS BUCKLE RECALLCar SeatsHarness Buckle Recall – 2014 AnnouncementPotential Problem:As part of our continuous product testing and improvement process, Graco identified that food and dried liquids that can make some harness buckles progressively more difficult to open over time or become stuck in the latched position. Therefore, Graco has decided to conduct a voluntary recall on the harness buckles used on all toddler convertible car seats and harnessed booster seats manufactured from 2009 to July 2013. Graco would like to stress this does not in any way affect the performance of the car seat or the effectiveness of the buckle to restrain the child. And a car seat is always the safest way to transport your child.Injuries Reported: 0Number of Units Affected: 3.7 millionDates Produced: 2009 through July 2013MSRP: $99.00-$399.99Models Affected: Toddler Convertible Car Seats: Cozy Cline, Comfort Sport, Classic Ride 50, My Ride 65, My Ride 70, My Ride 65 with Safety Surround, Size4Me 70, My Size 70, Head Wise 70, Smart Seat. Harnessed Booster Seats: Nautilus 3-in-1, Nautilus Elite and Argos.Solution:Graco offers a new and improved replacement harness buckle to affected consumers at no cost. If you are experiencing difficulty with your harness buckle and cleaning has not improved its performance, please contact our Graco customer service team at 800-345-4109 (Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.) or consumerservices@gracobaby.com.Cleaning Tips for Harness Buckles:

  • To clean your buckle, turn the restraint over and push the retainer through the harness strap slot.  Place the buckle in a cup of warm water and gently agitate the buckle, pressing the red button several times while it is in the water.
  • Do not submerge the harness webbing and do not use soaps or lubricants, only rinse the harness buckle with warm water.
  • Shake out the excess water and allow the harness buckle to air dry.
  • Reattach the harness buckle into the same slot and re-check harness for correct installation according to the car seat manual before use.

 

4/7/14 – 4/13/14 Weekly Call Report - Chief Officers and safety officers generally respond in their personal vehicles (POV). Firefighters generally respond to medical call in their personal vehicles; as this allows for faster response by officers and medical personnel to assess the emergency and provide medical care.

April 7

At 10:32 a.m. EVFPD medical personnel were paged to assist the Estes Park Ambulance.

At 11:47 a.m. a fire officer was called to 1459 S. St Vrain Ave for a smoke alarm issue.

At 1:06 p.m. EVFPD medical personnel were paged to assist the Estes Park Ambulance.

At 7:54 p.m. a fire officer was paged to 801 Sanborn Dr. for a Carbon Monoxide Detector problem.

April 8

At 6:02 p.m. EVFPD personnel were called to 460 W. Prospect Mountain Dr. for a smoke alarm activation.

At 10:13 p.m. EVFPD medical personnel were paged to assist the Estes Park Ambulance.

April 9

At 2:52 p.m. EVFPD medical personnel were paged to assist the Estes Park Ambulance.

April 11

At 9:10 a.m. EVFPD personnel were called to Lake Estes for an unattended fire.

April 12

At 2:15 a.m. EVFPD medical personnel were paged to assist the Estes Park Ambulance.

April 13

At 7:30 a.m. EVFPD medical personnel were paged to assist the Estes Park Ambulance.

At 3:59 p.m. EVFPD personnel were paged to Highway #34, Mile Marker #71, for a motor vehicle accident.

 

ISO rating for the Estes Valley Fire Protection District:
Inside City Limits - 4
Outside City Limits -  within 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant = 4                                                                                farther than 1,000 feet from a fire hydrant = 6