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.
Reverse 911 CODE-RED system link- PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Who: All Platte Canyon Fire Protection District Residents
What: Community Wildfire Preparedness Day
Where: Platte Canyon High School
When: May 7th 2016 Starting @ 9:00
Why: So residents can learn more about being prepared for a catastrophic wildfire event.
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.
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.
What: Thanksgiving Meal
For Whom: All are welcome
By Whom: Local Bailey Businesses, LifeBridge Foodbank, Platte Canyon Fire Department, and many other community volunteers
Remaining Details: See Flyer Below
What: Public input for 2016 PCFPD Budget
Where: Platte Canyon Fire, Station 2 (top of Crow Hill
When: November 17th, 2015 at 7pm, during monthly Board of Directors Meeting
Who: All fire district residents are welcome
Why: Learn where your tax dollars are being directed
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.