Open Burning in the Basalt Fire District

Open Burning is allowed October 1st through May 31st. Download a permit here, or stop by the District Headquarters in El Jebel, Monday through Friday from 8am-5pm.

Our Mission

The primary mission of the Basalt & Rural Fire Protection District is to provide emergency and non-emergency services for the protection of life and property in Pitkin and Eagle County, Colorado. The department provides 24-hour emergency response to a wide variety of critical situations, including fires, explosions, hazardous materials incidents, medical emergencies, accidents and miscellaneous public assistance requests. In addition, the department operates active fire prevention and emergency preparedness programs which provides for fire inspections, hazardous process permitting, fire code enforcement, community education and business emergency planning in accordance with Colorado laws.

Contact Us

1089 JW Drive
Carbondale, CO 81623
970-704-0675
info@basaltfire.org

Resources

National Organizations

Firewise

Firewise Community

Firewise Colorado

National Fire Protection Association

National Interagency Fire Center

National Weather Service – Grand Junction

CSU Cooperative Extension Homepage

CSU Cooperative Extension – Natural Resources Page

CSU Cooperative Extension – Natural Resources Fact Sheets Page

Local/County/State Government

Pitkin County Government

Aspen-Pitkin County Communications Center

Aspen-Pitkin County Communication Frequencies

Eagle County Government

Rocky Mountain Fire and Aviation

Wildland Fire Assessment System

Colorado BLM – Glenwood Springs

Colorado Division of Wildlife

White River National Forest

Basalt Chamber of Commerce

Town of Basalt

Local Law Enforcement/ Fire Departments

Colorado State Patrol (970) 945-6198

Pitkin County Sheriff (970) 920-5300

Eagle County Sheriff (970) 328-8500

Garfield County Sheriff (970) 945-0453

Aspen Police Dept. (970) 920-5400

Snowmass Village Police Dept. (970) 923-5330

Basalt Police Dept. (970) 927-4316

Carbondale Police Dept. (970) 963-2662

Glenwood Police Dept. (970) 384-6500

Aspen Fire Dept. (970) 925-5532

Snowmass Village Fire Dept. (970) 923-2212

Carbondale Fire Dept. (970) 963-2491

Glenwood Fire Dept. (970) 384-6480

Aspen Animal Control (970) 920-5310

Snowmass Village Animal Control (970) 923-5330

Basalt Animal Control (970) 927-4316

Carbondale Animal Control (970) 963-2662

Glenwood Springs Animal Control (970) 384-6500

Aspen Parking Control (970) 920-5267

 

Other Useful Links

LEARN HOW TO DO “HANDS ONLY” CPR HERE!

Aspen Valley Hospital (970) 925-1220

Valley View Hospital (970) 945-6535

Roaring Fork Transit Agency (970) 925-8484

Driver’s License Office- Glenwood Springs (970) 945-8229

Colorado Avalanche Information (303) 499-9650

Colorado Campground Information (800) 678-2267

Colorado Department of Transportation (303) 757-9011

Poison Control (800) 222-1222

Guardian Insurance- Safety Resources and Links

Electrical Fire Safety Tips

Pitkin County Emergency

Fire Adaptive Community

Kids Links

United States Fire Administration Kids Page

Sparky the Firedog

Basalt Fire Resources

District Map

Organization Chart

Privacy Practices Statement

Wildland Urban Interface Guide

Basalt Fire District Information and Ratings

Wildfire Evacuation Preparedness

Creating Wildfire Defensible Zones

Wildfire Insects and Diseases

Ips Beetle Prevention Guide

Mountain Pine Beetle Prevention Guide

Eagle County Wildfire Regulations

Fire Resistant Landscaping

Forest Home Fire Safety

Carbon Monoxide Fact Sheet

Community Wildfire Protection Plan

Winter Heating Safety

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Wildfire Information

Check out the links below for valuable resources and information regarding wildfire preparedness and education.

Pitkin County Wildfire

Fire Chief's Video

Fire Ban Questions

The fire district is located in both Eagle and Pitkin Counties. The responsibility of initiating or rescinding fire bans falls to the sheriffs of both of these counties. Please direct any questions you may have to the Sheriff’s office in your county. To obtain a burn permit please go here.


Eagle County Sheriff's Office
(970) 328-8500


Pitkin County Sheriff's Office
(970) 920-5300