2016 Wildfire Preparation Drill June 11th

Park County Sheriff’s Office, Fairplay Dispatch Center, the Park County Office of Emergency Management and Platte Canyon Fire Protection District are running the 2nd Park County Wildfire Preparation Drill, June 11th at 10:00 am.  The drill will take place this year in the Deer Creek Valley Ranchos subdivision and will involve a simulated evacuation of homes under wildfire threat.   All district residents are highly encouraged to enrolled their phone numbers in the county’s emergency alert system, linked below.  This free and easy enrollment allows a homeowner to be notified for evacuations.

Any questions about the drill can be directed at Platte Canyon Fire Station 2, 303-838-5853.


Home with Fire

Changes to Burn Permit Reporting

As of January 1st, 2016, Platte Canyon Fire Protection District Residents will only be required to call the Park County Fire Ban Information Line at (719) 836-4160. This will inform the resident if there is a burn ban in effect.  If there is no burn ban in effect, permit holders are allowed to burn, within the permits guidelines. Residents are no longer required to speak to a dispatcher to report their burn.

2016 Rookie Academy

Platte Canyon Fire Protection District is accepting applications for the 2016 Rookie Volunteer Firefighter Academy.  Applications can be picked up at PCFPD Station 2.  Application deadline is December 15th 2015 and interviews will begin in January 2016.  The academy is scheduled to begin in February 2016.  Any questions please call 303-838-5853.

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Mill Levy Public Meeting 10-15-15

What:  Platte Canyon Fire Protection District Mill Levy Public Meeting.

Who: All registered voters are welcome and encouraged to attend.

When: October 15th at 7:00pm.

Where:  Platte Canyon Fire Station 2, Top of Crow Hill.

Why: An official time for questions and comments regarding Ballot Measure 5A.

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