Welcome to the Estes Valley Fire Protection District

“The Mission of the Estes Valley Fire Protection District is to provide the citizens of and visitors to the Estes Valley with superior fire prevention, fire protection and emergency services in a safe and efficient manner.”

Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.


If you have an emergency in the Estes Valley, dial 911.




Homeowners who take proactive steps to reduce their homes’ vulnerability have a far greater chance of having their homes withstand a wildfire. The nation’s federal and state land management agencies and local fire departments have joined together to empower homeowners with the knowledge and tools to protect their homes through the National Firewise Communities Program.

The Estes Valley Fire Protection District encourages you to participate in the following Community Outreach Firewise Safety Events.

  • Wildfire Mitigation, FIREWISE Presentation, Tuesday afternoon, May 12th at 2pm and Thursday, May 21, at 7:00pm at the Fire Station. Topics of discussion: 6 FIREWISE Tools for Successful WILDLAND/ URBAN Interface, FIREWISE COMMUNITIES/USA, AWARD Program. Colorado State Tax Incentives for Property Owners for Fire Mitigation and Creating Defensible spaces.
  • Bi-Annual Slash Collection Events in Spring (June 4th, 5th and 6th)) and Fall (October 17th 18th).
  • Free Public Service, Residential Firewise Risk Assessments. Offered to all Property Owners.
  • Educational activities for creating Smart Defensible Spaces and Fire Mitigation practices.
  • Firewise Grants, National Fire Protection Association for HOA, POA and PUD’s.
  • Educational presentations to Civic Organizations, HOA’s, POA’s, and PUD’s on Firewise Programs. Educational presentations and participation in, Estes Park Safety Fair in May.
  • Fire Prevention Month, in October, promoted throughout schools and community.

To schedule a FIREWISE Presentation to your Organization or Home Risk Assessment please, contact:

Mike Lepore, Wildland/Urban Interface Education Coordinator at:

mlepore@estesvalleyfire.org or 970-577-3682


Apply to Win a $500 Award for Your Neighborhood Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Project

May 2, 2015, will be the second annual Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, presented by the National Fire Protection Association. Plan a wildfire awareness, risk reduction, or post-fire improvement project/event to take place on May 2 and your activity could receive one of sixty-five $500 project funding awards! Learn more and submit your project idea.

Join Our New RESERVES Program

The Estes Valley Fire Protection District will be instituting a Reserve Firefighter Program to support the firefighters in various areas. If you have ever wanted to help the fire department, but don’t have the desire or time to commit to becoming a certified firefighter, then don’t miss out on this unique opportunity. There are many firefighting support roles that don't require becoming a certified firefighter. Interested individuals can contact Fire Chief Scott Dorman, at the Dannels Fire Station, 901 North Saint Vrain Ave, Estes Park, (970) 577-0900 or email to sdorman@estesvalleyfire.org.

Become a Volunteer Firefighter

We are now accepting new recruits. Fill out your application and email, mail or drop it off in person. (EVFPD attn: Membership Committee, 901 North Saint Vrain Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517)


View the Weekly Call Report


ISO rating for the Estes Valley Fire Protection District:
Inside City Limits - 4
Outside City Limits -  within 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant = 4                                                                                   farther than 1,000 feet from a fire hydrant = 6