Welcome to Durango Fire Protection District

All Hazard Emergency Response and Prevention



The mission of the District is to provide an all risk service, consisting of; fire suppression of buildings, wildland and vehicle, emergency medical services/ambulance service including patient transport, rescue (water, rope, confined space, vehicle), fire prevention, fire code enforcement, public education, hazardous material response, to a population of 40,000 in approximately 325 square miles of southwestern Colorado.

Durango Fire Protection District’s Mission Statement

- Providing emergency services to our community -
- Protecting our community from risk -
- Preventing emergencies through education and training -
- Performing all duties with courage, dedication, and respect -

Mission Statement

  • Providing emergency services to our community
  • Protecting our community from risk
  • Preventing emergencies through education and training
  • Performing all duties with courage, dedication, and respect