FFFPD Recognizes Employees at Annual Event

During its end-of-the year celebration, the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District recognized employees for the work and service they provide to the community and to each other.

Paramedic/Firefighter Chandler Martinez earned the honors of Employee of the Year for going above and beyond during 2018. The Employee of the Year Award is nominated and voted on by District peers.

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FFFPD Accepted as Participating Agency for Colorado Task Force 1

Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District’s Technical Rescue Team has been accepted as a participating agency for the Colorado Urban Search and Rescue Task Force (Colorado Task Force 1 or CO-TF1).

The Colorado Task Force 1 is an integral part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) Response System, as well as a local and state resource.

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FFFPD Welcomes 2 New Members, Promotes 4 Current Members

FREDERICK, COLO. ­– On Monday, November 12, 2018, the Frederick Firestone Fire Protection District welcomed two new members and promoted 4 current members during its Promotional and Recognition Ceremony at the Fire District’s Business & Education Center.

The District officially welcomed two new Paramedic/Firefighters Bryan Aguirre and Chris McCann who were hired to fill spots that were vacated by previous employees. EMT/Firefighter Chase Baldino and EMT/Firefighter Justin Smolenske, who both worked part-time for the District, joined as full-time members in October.

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Ballot Measures for Emergency Services Do Not Pass

According to current preliminary voting results, District voters did not approve of Ballot Measures 6A and 6B. The measures would have helped the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District maintain and enhance its services and stabilize funding being lost and threatened by the Gallagher Amendment.

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Notice of Board Member Vacancy

The Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District is governed by a five-member Board of Directors. The Directors are elected from certain areas within the District referred to as “Wards” and which are identified on the attached Fire District Ward Map. A vacancy has occurred for the Ward 4 Director position. Pursuant to State law, the remaining District Board members are charged with appointing an eligible individual to fill the Ward 4 Director position. An individual appointed to fill the position will serve until the next regular Board member elections in May, 2020.

For complete information and to see if you are eligible, please read the complete notice here.

Board of Directors Approves 2 Ballot Measures for Nov. 6, 2018 Election

On Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District Board of Director’s approved two questions for the November 6, 2018 ballot. One is a property tax increase for emergency services and the second is for Gallagher Revenue Stabilization.

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Frederick-Firestone Fire Responds to Residential Structure Fire in Frederick

FREDERICK, COLO. – Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District (FFFPD) responded to a residential structure fire shortly after 11 p.m. on Friday, July 20, 2018.

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2018 Planning Update

2018 Planning Update Brochure

Letter from the Fire Chief

Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District Responds to Residential Fire

FIRESTONE, COLO. ­– On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District responded to a residential fire alarm on Jackson Drive in Firestone. The 9-1-1 call came in at 3:43 p.m. and the fire was successfully extinguished by 4:04 p.m.

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Fireworks Safety

As the 4th of July approaches, we would like to let everyone know that legal fireworks are still allowed in the Town of Firestone and the Town of Frederick. Colorado has a state-wide ban on fireworks that explode or leave the ground, except for using pre-approved public displays.
 
As a reminder we are experiencing very high temperatures and dry conditions. Please be aware of your surroundings and practice fire safety!
 
For more information on legal fireworks, please click here.