Open Burning

 Most Open Burns require a Burn Permit. Depending on if you live in the City or County, please know what you are allowed to burn. Click Here to learn more on what’s allowed.

On any RED FLAG Fire Weather Day all DFPD Burn Permits are Suspended and Agricultural Burning is Highly Discouraged.

During a RED FLAG Fire Weather Day, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are automatically enacted in unincorporated La Plata County for the duration of the Red Flag Warning.

DURANGO FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT

Durango Fire provides an all-hazards service, consisting of: suppression of building, wildland and vehicle fires, emergency medical services/ambulance service including patient transport, rescue (water, rope, vehicle), fire prevention, fire code enforcement, public education, and hazardous material response, to a population of 53,000 in approximately 325 square miles of southwestern Colorado.

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Durango Fire on Twitter

Twin Butte Fire update. Crews have been successful with ground and air resources. Approx 2 acres. 2 single engine air tankers and 2 helicopters helped box it in. Crews continue to work into the evening. No structures threatened.

Twin Butte Fire. Crews making progress. DFPD and @SanJuanNF on scene. Air resources ordered to assist. No structures threatened. 1/2 acre fire.

Fire crews are on scene of a wildfire in Twin Buttes area. 1/2 acre ground fire. Crews currently at the fire. No structures threatened. Smoke visible from Durango and Hwy 160 W.

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Durango Fire & Rescue

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DFPD MISSION STATEMENT

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Providing emergency services to our community

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Protecting our community from risk

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Preventing emergencies through education and training

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Performing all duties with courage, dedication, and respect

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Providing emergency services to our community

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Protecting our community from risk

3.

Performing all duties with courage, dedication, and respect

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Preventing emergencies through education and training
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