EPFD Timeline

Ebbetts Pass Fire Protection District History
2014
September 30

Fire Chief Retires

David Baugher retires as fire chief.

September 8

New Fire Chief Appointed

New Fire Chief Appointed

Mike Johnson appointed as Fire Chief.

2009
May 14

Founding Board Member Kenneth Emerson Passes

Founding Board Member Kenneth Emerson Passes

Kenneth Emerson passed away on May 14, 2009 at the age of 72.

2008
July 1

New Fire Chief Appointed

David Baugher appointed Fire Chief.

March 31

Fire Chief Warren Wilkes Retires

 Warren Wilkes retires as fire chief after 21 years of service.

2007
August 27

Board Member Takes Office

J Scott Mckinney joined board of directors and is still currently serving.

2005
March 28

Assistant Fire Chief Hired

Brain Dickson hired as Assistant Chief

2004
April 20

Board Member Takes Office

Jon Dashner joined board of directors and is still currently serving.

2003
July 15

Board Member Takes Office

Ron Andrade joined board of directors and served until 10-17-2017.

2001
October 5

Burel Ledbetter Passes Away

Burel Ledbetter Passes Away

Burel Ledbetter was the first paid firefighter hired in EPFD in 1970.

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Community programs

From CPR Classes & LifeJacket Loan Programs to our Vial-of-Life Project, the Ebbetts Pass Fire District offers many beneficial programs for our community.

Fire Prevention

Fire prevention starts with you. Creating a "defensible space", having functioning fire extinguishers & smoke detectors, campfire safety and much more.