BERTHOUD FIRE DEPARTMENT

The Berthoud Fire Protection District is responsible for fire protection, Emergency Medical Services, public fire education, and prevention duties for an area of 98 square miles within Larimer, Boulder, and Weld counties.

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Recruitment

Seeking to fill Reserve Firefighter Positions Applications available at:
Berthoud Fire Protection District, Station 1
275 Mountain Ave. Berthoud, CO 80513

970-532-2264
or
Online at:
www.berthoudfire.org

Applications currently being accepted Sept. 1st through Sept. 31st 4:00 p.m.

Applicants Must Meet the Districts “Minimum Standard Guide” (found in the application)

All Reserves Must obtain the following Certifications within 12 months from date of hire:
  • Firefighter I/State of Colorado
  • Haz Mat Operations/State of Colorado
  • CPR/American Heart Association 1st Responder
  • (Preferred)-Emergency Medical Technician-Basic
  • State of Colorado Red Card/(NWCG)
  • 36 Shift hours and 3 training hours required per month

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Wildland Fires

Beaver Creek – The District has sent a Type III Engine with a four-man crew to the Beaver Creek Fire.  Three single resources have also been deployed to the Beaver Creek Fire burning northwest of Walden, CO.

Crow Peak Fire – The District has two single resources currently deployed to the Crow Peak Fire burning west of Spearfish, South Dakota

To get the latest information on current wildland fires status click the attached link:  InciWeb the Incident Information System: Current Incidents

Over the years, Berthoud Fire Protection District’s Wildland Team has been deployed to wildland fires across the nation from Georgia to California.  The District’s team is headed by Captain Nico Romero with more than ten years of experience.  We pride ourselves in the dedication of these fine men and women and their expertise in the field.

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Community

The Berthoud Area Community Center is dedicated to supporting the community of Berthoud by offering space to accommodate nearly any type of meeting, event, or social activity. All events are scheduled by phone 970-532-5471 or in person through the Berthoud Fire Protection District, 275 Mountain Ave. Now is the time to schedule those Holiday events for 2016. November & December dates go fast.

Berthoud Golden Links operates from the center which is dedicated to offering fellowship, recreational, health and support services for senior adults. The hours for seniors are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm. For more information about activities, transportation etc., contact the center during the hours of operation at 970-532-2730.

To learn more go to the Community tab at the top of this page.