Gypsum, Colo. – Early Sunday morning, September 18, 2016, smoke alarms awoke a Gypsum family allowing them to safely evacuate their home as fire spread quickly up the back of the house from the deck. The Vail Public Safety Communications Center received the call at 5:25 am and immediately dispatched the Gypsum Fire Protection District and the Greater Eagle Fire Protection District. Gypsum Fire Protection was first on
At approximately 12:30 PM, Station 9 responded to a report of a two car motor vehicle accident on Ute Creek Rd. Crews arrived on scene found two semi’s that had collided, with one going through the guard rail and nearly off the edge. Minor injuries were only reported. Ute Creek Road was closed for approximately two hours for the hazards to be mitigated
The Greater Eagle Fire Protection District would like to congratulate our newest members on being sworn in to their positions. Congratulations to Chief Kurt Vogel, Engineer Stuart Thompson, Firefighter Taylor Story, and Firefighter Ryan Gregor! Our members are proud to serve the citizens and visitors of Eagle and will continue to provide quick, courteous, and professional emergency service to our community! [Show slideshow]
GEFPD Board of Directors are seeking a leader who will promote and engage in their vision… Vision Statement “We will continue to transform today’s fire and rescue service into a progressive, proactive, and professional service – a service that will exceed today’s demands and tomorrow’s needs” Recruitment Closes December 22, 2015 GEFPD Fire Chief Recruitment
The Greater Eagle Fire Protection District serves approximately 190 square miles which includes the towns of Eagle, Fulford, Wolcott and Gypsum providing fire, emergency medical, hazardous materials and rescue services. In addition to serving the populated town areas, the Greater Eagle Fire Protection District also serves the outlying forest and wilderness areas. Because of the diverse mountain environment, the fire department provides service
GEFPD is hiring for the position of Fire Captain. For more detailed qualifications and a job description please click the links below. E-mail resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Kathy Lawn at 970.328.7244 with any questions. Application packet must be recieved no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 9, 2015. Captain Job Description Captain Job Posting 9.22.15
To all the Members & Associates, I wanted to inform you that the Board President Alex Mintling has resigned. As of August 29th, Saturday, Greater Eagle Fire Protection District Board President Alex Mintling turned in a letter of resignation. Per his letter it was effective immediately. Alex wanted to let everyone know; “Please know that I thoroughly appreciated and enjoyed the opportunity to
Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI) has been contracted by GEFPD to conduct an Organizational Study of the District. You are invited to attend a town hall meeting, Tuesday, 1 September at Station 9, to provide your input regarding the operational, economic and policy issues facing our District.