February 2014 – Ebbetts Pass Fire District
A Message From Fire Chief Michael Johnson,
Welcome to the Ebbetts Pass Fire District web page. This site has been designed and will be maintained to provide as much information as possible about the fire district and our current events.
2015 is our fire district’s 50 year anniversary. In celebration of our 50th, we will be having an Open House Saturday August 1st from 0900AM to 1200PM. We hope to have all of our community residents and visitors attend to help us celebrate this special anniversary. We plan to showcase our history, current emergency services, and various other displays along with organized tours of Station 1. Please check out our history on this web page to see the early days of our organization. We hope to see you there!
The members of our fire district are passionate about serving our community and visitors. This year our staff has continued a rigorous training plan that ensures they are ready for all-risk emergency response. In 2014 we responded to more than 950 incidents and 2015 we are in line for a similar or higher number by year’s end.
We have experienced a rather mild winter this year with spring-like temperatures from time to time. As we ease into the warmer dry seasons, please be vigilant with vegetation management around your homes to ensure appropriate defensible space. If you are planning on burning to remove fuels, remember to check 209 754-6600 for information on burn permits and burn day status. Even with all of the checks done, use common sense when burning to ensure safety.
Thank you for your time!
Respectfully, Michael Johnson, Fire Chief