Ondr begins year as chief

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Last Saturday, at the Timberline Fire Protection District awards ceremony, recently appointed chief Paul Ondr was a bit nervous before he got up to ...

Stupid ways to die in the mountains

Irene Shonle, CSU Extension. Gilpin County.  While many people think that if you die in the mountains, it will come from causes like avalanches or car crashes, there are many other ...

TPFD feeds, honors firefighters

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Timberline appoints new chief

Jennifer Hinderman, Timberline Fire.  The Timberline Fire Protection District announces the appointment of Mr. Paul Ondr as Fire Chief. He replaces Glenn Levy, who has retired.   Chief ...

Firefighters fought huge 2016 battles

          Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  It was one of the hottest mountain summers on record, a condition that puts fire emergency teams on alert. Nederland Fire Protection District ...

Cold Springs Fire sentence: work release

Leaving the fireAfter their campfire spread out of control, three people left the area, walking past the fire engines at the scene. The two men were charged with felony arson and the ...

Vehicle drops into reservoir

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. On the day before Thanksgiving, a 19-year-old driver headed out of Nederland, lost control of his vehicle, which he had owned for only two days, and went ...

Timberline knocks down fire

Glenn M. Levy, Fire Chief.  On Monday evening, 11/28/2016, Timberline crews responded to a large shed that was on fire on Paint Brush Dr at approximately 5:30 PM.   Crews arrived ...

Join the CCCFPD as a Volunteer Firefighter

Kathy Bremers, Coal Creek Canyon.  The personal rewards and satisfaction received from the fire and rescue service are often beyond description.   There is a tremendous sense ...
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