Cañon City Fire Protection and Education
The Cañon City Fire District provides emergency response, emergency prevention and community education to nearly 35,000 residents living in the 122 square mile district, as well as protecting Red Canyon Park and the Royal Gorge Park. CCFD also serves as the Hazmat Response Team for all of Fremont County.
The area is served from two staffed stations and a station at the Royal Gorge staffed by the Park Ranger. The average response time on 61% of calls is 2- 5 minutes.
CCFD works in cooperation with area ambulance, sheriff, forest service and neighboring fire districts to provide protection and education.
The Mission of the Cañon City Fire District is to provide services that mitigate hazards to life and property from the perils of fire, medical emergencies, and hazardous materials and technical rescue incidents.
The Cañon City Fire District is an organization of highly trained and professional individuals constantly aware of, and responsive to, changes facing our organization.
The District will ensure that our employees have the tools and support needed, and are empowered to serve our customers' needs. We will work as leaders to improve relationships internally, with other organizations, and our community.
The District will grow to meet our community's needs, while carefully measuring our growth and change.
Cañon City Fire District Guiding Principles
- Professionalism and pride
- Accountable (Empowerment)
Is Your Number Up?
If you have an emergency in your home or business, we can't help you…if we can't find you. When you call 911 to request assistance, a vital piece of information is your address. However, it is important that you have your numerical address visible so that emergency vehicles responding to your aid will be able to reach the scene in a timely manner. In most areas the numerical addresses for each building should be at least 3 inches in height and readily visible from the roadway. If it also helpful if the numbers are reflective so they're visible at night. By posting your home or business numbers you will be helping us help you without unnecessary delays.