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Potential 2019 Ballot Issue Update

The following information is to help residents make an informed decision on the potential ballot measure in November 2019. Your Board of Directors encourage you to provide input on these important issues. A final decision on placing measures on the ballot in November 2019 will be made this August.

To read the available information, please go to our Community Update page here.

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FFFPD Staff, Community Leaders Attend Station 4 Dedication Ceremony

FREDERICK, COLO. ­– On Friday, May 31, 2019, Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District hosted a small ceremony for staff and town community leaders to officially recognize and dedicate the District’s newest station, Station 4, 10706 WCR 7 in Frederick.

Frederick-Firestone Fire crews started operating out of the new station in early May. Currently, the station houses one crew that cross-staffs an ambulance and a fire engine.

During the ceremony Frederick-Firestone Fire District’s Fire Chief Jeremy Young spoke about the District’s new slogan, “Leading Together, By Serving Together” as the District continues to work closely with the Towns of Frederick and Firestone to offer the best possible emergency services to the towns and its residents.

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FFFPD Shares Community Survey Results

During the month of May, the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District conducted a non-scientific survey to educate the Fire District as its members and Board of Directors remain committed to community outreach and continued public service.

Read the complete survey results here.

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FFFPD Welcomes 4 New Members, Promotes 2 Current Members

FREDERICK, COLO. ­– On Monday, May 13, 2019, the Frederick Firestone Fire Protection District recognized four new members and promoted two members during its Promotional and Recognition Ceremony at the Fire District’s Business & Education Center.

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FFFPD Responds to Commercial Structure Fire – St. Teresa’s Catholic Church

FREDERICK, COLO. ­– On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at approximately 8:18 p.m. the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District responded to a commercial structure fire at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church, 436 Fifth St. in downtown Frederick.

The church was in use when the fire broke out, but all occupants inside were safely evacuated without injury. Frederick-Firestone Fire crews were on-scene within 3 minutes of the call being dispatched.

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RFPs being accepted for Tender Truck and Type 1 Ambulance

You are invited to submit a proposal or bid for the purchase of a 2019/2020 Type I Ambulance and/or a Tender Truck as requested by the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District as identified in the below product technical specifications. This is not an order notice by Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District.
Sealed bids must be received by Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District no later than Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. (our clock), MST, in order to be considered.

Complete submission details for the Type 1 Ambulance can be found here.

Details for submitting a bid for the Tender Truck can be found here.

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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.

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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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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.

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Provide Us Your Feedback

The Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District wants to here from you! It’s an opportunity to provide input into the Fire District’s Strategic Plan. Share your top priorities for the Fire District, what emergency services, fire prevention and education look like to you, and how the Fire District can promote transparency and accountability with the residents it serves. Let your voice be heard! Join us at our upcoming Community Conversation, Thursday, May 10th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Carbon Valley Regional Library, 7 Park Avenue in Firestone. Or if you cannot make it, please complete a quick survey here.

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FFFPD Welcomes 7 New Members, Promotes 7 Current Members

On Monday, March 12, 2018, the Frederick Firestone Fire Protection District welcomed seven new members and promoted seven current members during its Promotional and Recognition Ceremony at the Fire District’s Business & Education Center.

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Why Is There A Need for Controlled Burns?

During late winter and early spring months we experience a large increase in the number of prescribed and controlled burns throughout Weld County and areas around the Town of Frederick and the Town of Firestone.

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Fire Prevention Specialist David P. Puccetti Receives Fire Safety Commendation Award

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District Fire Prevention Specialist David P. Puccetti received a Fire Safety Commendation Award from the Colorado Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (CSSAR) during their annual George Washington luncheon at the Arrowhead Golf course in Littleton, Colo.

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