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Boulder Fire - Rescue

Boulder Fire - Rescue

Welcome to Boulder Fire-Rescue

The Boulder Fire-Rescue Department (BFRD) strives to make Boulder a safe place to live, work and play. BFRD reduces the human suffering caused by fires, accidents, sudden illnesses, hazardous material releases, and other disasters.

Contact Information

Emergencies: 911    
Non-emergency dispatch: 303-441-3333
Fire inspections & plan reviews: 303-441-4179
Adminstratiive offices: 303-441-4177

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office/Non-emergency dispatch: 303-441-4444

Prioritization of Services Survey

Citizens' Fire Academy

Boulder Fire-Rescue is currently accepting applications for its free, seven-week, citizen academy class.  The purpose of the academy is not to train individuals how to be firefighters, but to give participants the opportunity to have an in-depth learning experience about Boulder Fire-Rescue. 

Participants will meet once a week, on Monday evenings, as well as two Saturday hands-on trainings.  Topics will include: fire department operations, specialty team training, including water rescue and hazardous materials, wildland fire risk and education, station tours, auto extrication, home safety surveys and learning hands-only CPR.  The course is designed not only to inform what the fire department does and why, but to also give practical safety knowledge.

The classes will be held on Monday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. beginning April 3, 2017 through May 15, 2017. Two Saturday classes are scheduled on May 6, 2017 and May 13, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For more information about Citizens' Fire Academy please click here.

Citizens' Fire Academy Applications pdf

Home Safety Surveys

Home Safety Survey

I have completed my home survey and I would like a free water bottle.

Inside Boulder News - Home Safety Survey from City of Boulder on Vimeo.


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