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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!
 
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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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Fire Sprinkler Incentives & Tax Reform

Now is the time to invest in your fire sprinkler system to retrofit your building with lifesaving and property conserving protection. In December, Congress passed tax reform that offers incentives for business and residential fire sprinkler installation. To read more about this Tax Reform and how it can benefit you, please visit the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control or download an information sheet by clicking here.

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FFFPD To Hold Upcoming Election for Board of Directors

The Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District will hold an election on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time one director from Ward two (2), and one director from Ward three (3) will be elected to serve a four-year term each.

To qualify to serve on the Board of Directors you must be registered to vote in the State of Colorado, be a resident of the District or own taxable real or personal property (or be the spouse or civil union partner of someone who owns taxable real or personal property) within the District or a person who is obligated to pay taxes under a contract to purchase taxable property within the District, within the respective ward boundaries.

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Request for Proposals

FOR PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) MANAGED SERVICES FOR FREDERICK-FIRESTONE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT FACILITIES

Proposal will be accepted until Friday, February, 23,2018 by 4:00 p.m. MDT

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Two of FFFPD Fire Investigators Receive Award for Investigator of the Year

Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District’s Assistant Chief of Operations Douglas Prunk and Fire Prevention Specialist David Puccetti were both awarded Investigator of the Year by the Colorado Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators (CIAAI).

The two were nominated by peer fire investigators from around the State and the award recognized Prunk’s and Puccetti’s investigative work on a complexed, high-profile case that they jointly worked on in early 2017 in Firestone, Colo.  Assistant Chief Prunk and Specialist Puccetti received the awards on October 27, 2017, during the annual CIAAI Training Conference in Vail, Colo.

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FFFPD Celebrates Station 4 with Ground Breaking Ceremony

On the morning of Oct. 4, 2017, the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District celebrated its future Station 4 with a ground-breaking ceremony.

The new station, which will be located at 10706 WCR 7 in Frederick, will be the District’s fourth station and is being built and designed by Mishler Construction and CR Architecture.

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FFFPD Promotes 1 to Captain, Welcomes 3 New Members in Ceremony

On the evening of Monday, August 14, 2017, the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District recognized three new members to the District and promoted one to Captain during a Promotional Ceremony at the Fire District’s Business & Education Center, 8426 Kosmerl Place in Frederick.

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Frederick-Firestone F.P.D. Welcomes New Battalion Chief, Promotes 2 to Lieutenant

On the evening of July 10, 2017, the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District welcomed a new Battalion Chief and promoted two District members to Lieutenant during a Promotional Ceremony at the Fire District’s Business & Education Center, 8426 Kosmerl Place in Frederick.

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FFFPD Promotes 3 Firefighters, 2 Assistant Chiefs

On the evening of June 8, 2017, five Firefighters and two Assistant Chiefs were recognized during the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District Promotional Ceremony.

The ceremony recognized EMT/Firefighter Adam Campbell, Paramedic/Firefighter Andrew Barsalou, Paramedic/Firefighter Evin Feit, EMT/Firefighter Jeffrey Kesler and EMT/Firefighter Patrick Martin on their new positions with the District.

Also during the ceremony, two District leaders were recognized on their promotions to new positions within the District. Division Chief Doug Prunk was recognized on his promotion to Assistant Chief of Operations, and Battalion Chief Steven Iacino was also recognized on his promotion to Assistant Chief of Planning.

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Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District Welcomes New Fire Chief Jeremy Young

On June 12, 2017, the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District will welcome Jeremy Young as the new Fire Chief of the District with a Swearing-In Ceremony at the Fire District’s Business & Education Center.

The search for a new Fire Chief began in December 2016, after the current Fire Chief, Theodore Poszywak, gave notice to the Board of Directors that he would be stepping down from his position once a successor was appointed. With several pivotal projects and objectives completed in his over 11 years as Fire Chief, and several new organizational projects identified, funded, and supported, Chief Poszywak stated there will not be a better time to open the next chapter of both the District’s and his future and he believed it is an opportune time to plan for a stable transition to the next Fire Chief.

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Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District Statement On The Governor’s Directive

The Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District supports the Governor’s directive to oil and gas operators to thoroughly locate, inspect, and test all oil and gas lines within 1,000 of buildings within the state. We are encouraged by the swiftness and thoroughness in which the Governor and the COGCC have acted to take these initial and immediate steps to ensure there are no replicable similar circumstances present in ours or any other community.  The Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District will continue to share our findings on origin and cause with state and federal regulatory and investigative agencies as we continue to assist the Firestone Police Department in the ongoing investigation. Our commitment is to continue to do our part to ensure this never befalls another family or community.

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FREDERICK-FIRESTONE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT RELEASES RESULTS OF INVESTIGATION

Firestone, Colo. – The Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District, through a joint effort with the Firestone Police Department and with the assistance of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, has completed their investigation into the origin and cause of the April 17, 2017, home explosion and subsequent fire at 6312 Twilight Avenue in Firestone.  The incident resulted in two fatalities and one person being critically injured.

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