Last night, Engine 9-3 with three firefighters deployed to a request for help in Montana. They are responding to help with a very large wildfire that is sweeping through the north eastern portion of Montana called the #LodgepoleComplex. This fire blew up to 200,000 acres yesterday and is expect to grow due to the high temps and very extreme fire behavior. Just yesterday,
PRESS RELEASE Eagle Fire crew send help to Kansas 3/7/2017 2:20 PM Eagle, Colo. The Greater Eagle Fire Protection District is sending a crew of 3 firefighters and a tactical tender to the area of Dodge City, Kansas to help battle several fires in that area. A call for assistance came in from the Grand Junction Air Center, who is the managing agency
PRESS RELEASE “Cupp named Greater Eagle Fire Protection District Chief” February 1, 2017 3:00 PM cupp-named-gefpd-district-chief Eagle, Colorado The Greater Eagle Fire Protection District would like to welcome Chief Doug Cupp to the position of District Chief. Cupp started his first day at the District on Monday January 30, 2017. Chief Cupp comes to Greater Eagle Fire Protection District with 24 years
A very large response this morning for crews in western Eagle County. Greater Eagle Fire responded as mutual aid with Gypsum Fire for a tanker rollover between Gypsum and Dotsero. This tanker was found to be actively leaking fuel which activated a response from Eagle County’s Haz-Mat team. The interstate is estimated to be closed for 7 hours while crews evaluate and contain
Ella Mobuerg, a 7th Grader from St Claire of Assisi cooked a great meal for us! This was for a community service project she elected to do just before her confirmation. We are very thankful for this great meal and C shift appreciated it! Thank You Ella!!! #randomactsofkindness 39.654251-106.823597
The Greater Eagle Fire Protection District would like to wish everyone a Safe and Happy 2017! The district is estimated to finish off the year responding to just over 800 emergency calls in 2016. A wrap up of incident statistics from 2016 will be posted at a later date. Again, HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
Gypsum, Colo. – On Saturday, October 15, 2016 , at approximately 2:30 a.m. the Vail Public Safety Communications Center received a report of visible flames in the area of Trail Gulch in Gypsum, Colo. When emergency responders arrived on scene at 3730 Trail Gulch Road they found three structures fully engulfed in flames and threatening several other structures at this location. All three
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