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Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District is located to the northwest of Boulder, Colorado. The volunteer fire department responds to structure fires, wildland fires, medical emergencies, motor vehicle accidents and other community disasters. This web site is provided by the fire department as both a source of community information about the fire district and as a means of communicating vital information to volunteer firefighters and medical responders.

BMFPD Mitigation Program Jobs

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Accepting Applications for April – September 2016

Boulder Mountain Fire is looking for wildfire mitigation crew members for the 2016 season. Applicants need to be well motivated and hard working. Daily tasks include the use of chainsaws, brush chippers, weed whackers and other wildfire mitigation related equipment. Crew members will also respond to a variety of emergency incidents within Boulder Mountain Fire’s district. Opportunities may also exist for wildfire deployments to areas around the country.

Tender 4343 Replacement

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Happy Holidays from Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District!

Chief Benson thought you might be interested in the construction progress for the department’s new “tender” – the replacement engine for our soon-to-be-retired 1983 Ford Tender #4343.

The new tender, which will carry 2,000 gallons of water and features 4-wheel drive to safely navigate our mountain roads, is being built to our specifications by Pierce Manufacturing out of their Bradenton Florida manufacturing facility.

Tax-Deductible Year-End Support for Your Volunteers

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BMFPD District Residents:

I’m writing this message as Treasurer of Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District and with the approval of Chief John Benson.  A number of residents inquire at this time of year about how they might donate to the Fire Department.  Please note that we are NOT actively soliciting donations – we are most grateful to all District residents for all your support via real estate property tax payments and involvement in the Auxiliary’s various fund-raising events.  That said…

Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment

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Anyone involved in providing emergency medical services will eventually encounter a situation where final directives or Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment aren’t available.

We end up trying to save people who didn’t want to have resuscitation or extraordinary measures taken.

Please, if this could apply to you, take the following steps:

Training Update: preparing for the 2015 wildfire and flood season

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Last Saturday, 57 volunteer firefighters and Third Arm personnel, including participants from Lefthand Fire, Sunshine Fire, Four Mile Fire, Lyons Fire, and Boulder Emergency Services spent the day at St

Remember: BMFPD Fire Safety Sale May 2 & 3, 2015

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New prevention products, a non-chemical extinguisher and three different education sessions highlight the fire district's fourth Fire Safety Sale.

BMFPD Auxiliary members host the store and ed sessions, while members of the Third Arm corps test residents old extinguishers, and volunteer firefighters coach residents through live burn training to put out a real fire.

The pop-up store hours and locations:

Sat May 2, 10 am to 4 pm, at Boulder Heights Station, 50 Overlook

Sun May 3, 10 am to 4 pm, at Pine Brook Hills Station, 1905 Linden

April begins peak flood risk season; Emergency warning sirens testing scheduled

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The Boulder Office of Emergency Management, in partnership with Boulder County and the City of Boulder, will begin audible testing of the countywide emergency sirens at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 6.

Neighborhood Fire Drill, 2015

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Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District will be conducting its first 2015 Neighborhood Fire Drill on [TBD].  All residents living in the areas named above will receive a “Reverse 911” Everbridge automated phone call to all phones with land lines and all phones where residents have entered their cell and other numbers at  (click on “sign up for emergency messages”). MORE

2014 Fire Safety Sale set for May 3 & 4 - LOCATIONS UPDATED

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The floods of September 2013 caused us to postpone the fire safety sale until this spring. it's back, better than ever!

As always, residents can update fire extinguishers, CO detectors and smoke alarms, at below-retail prices, thanks to our friends at McGuckin Hardware

Everyone will have an opportunity to put out a LIVE FIRE under the supervision of a volunteer firefighter.

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