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.
The Berthoud Association of Professional Firefighters is coordinating donations for the children and family of FF Joseph Belanger. The family faces immediate needs as they cope with their loss, all financial donations will be passed directly to the family. We would also like to offer assistance with the delivery of prepared meals- if an individual or shift would like to assist please reply to this email for more information; meals can be purchased by the Association of Professional FF's. Donations can be made:
1. At Station 1 in the donation boot in the day room
2. Using the Association of Professional Firefighter's Paypal account at the following link: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&;amp;hosted_button_id=2YHNVHX3CKQK
Berthoud Association of Professional Firefighters
Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire. Following a few simple fire safety tips can keep electric lights, candles and the ever popular Christmas tree from creating a tragedy.
Preparing a special meal for friends and family especially around the holidays, is a time-honored and much loved tradition, but the kitchen can be one of the most hazardous rooms in the house if you don’t practice safe cooking behaviors. The cooking stove or range is the leading cause of reported home fires and home fire injuries. Before you begin preparing your next meal, stop and think about the simple ways you can reduce your risk of becoming a statistic.
Because Berthoud Fire Protection cares about you, your family and your home, we prepared this list of safety suggestions.