to the North Routt Fire Protection District (NRFPD) Web site. The Fire District provides fire, medical, and rescue services to the citizens of northern Routt County, Colorado as well as recreational visitors who visit the State Parks and National Forest within the district. These services are provided on a completely volunteer basis by members of the community.
The district covers a 441 square-mile area of rural Routt County north of mile-marker 7 on County Road 129, extending north to Columbine. Approximately 840 residences are scattered throughout the district, with a population of between 1500 and 2000 permanent residents. The North Routt Fire Protection District is primarily rural/agricultural, with most residential structures nestled into wooded mountain lots or on open ranch land.
In 2015 our Volunteer Firefighters put in over 3000 hours providing services to the District. Below is a break down of the hours spent.
Hours in training - 1628
Responding to calls for service - 1450
Below is a break down of the 128 type and number of calls responded to in 2015.
|Hazardous Condition (no fire)||3|
|Service Call (inspections)||28|
Good Intent Call(dispatched cancelled en route)