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Welcome to the Eagle River Fire Protection District website. Whether you're an Eagle River Fire District resident or property owner, visiting for the ski or summer seasons or traveling through on Interstate 70 while touring the West, rest assured that you're protected by one of the best trained, well-equipped professional fire safety agencies in Colorado.  

Organized in 2000 as a regional fire district, ERFPD is
a professional, full-service fire service agency with five full-time staffed fire stations (one by contractual agreement) equipped to protect residences, businesses, rural areas, high-rise resort hotels and forested areas throughout the District. ERFPD responds to all risks including acute medical emergencies, hazardous materials releases, technical rescue and extrication incidents, as well as suppression of structural and wildland fires. 

Message from the Chief

On behalf of the men and women of Eagle River Fire Protection District, 

Fire Chief Karl Bauer
Fire Chief Karl Bauer
we welcome you to our website and let you know that you are protected by a modern fire agency made up of 60 full-time firefighters who are trained in a variety of emergency response disciplines.

We train and prepare constantly to meet a variety of complex risks and work hard to partner with the community to reduce the overall risk to health and safety. Our District thanks you for your support and we welcome your comments regarding your fire and emergency services.

Core Values

 We will do the right thing ethically. We hold ourselves accountable to each other and the community.  We will be actively involved
in the community. We will take pride in our skills and abilities to maintain a constant state of readiness.
We will provide the highest possible level of service through continuous education, training, professional development, and employee wellbeing.   We place people first. We will be truthful and courteous to each other and the community.