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June 12: PFA Headquarters Re-opens to the Public

June 11: Firefighters Rescue Two Dogs from Home Fire

June 3: Firefighters Extinguish Invisible Flames of Ethanol Fire at Distillery 

May 20: Wildfire Season is here and so are the Health Risks of Smoke

April 30: Firefighters Gain Access to High-Priority COVID-19 Testing

April 29: Grease Fire Displaces Three People from Multi-family Structure

March 29: Fire Displaces Family - Assisted by PFA’s Customer Assistance Response Team

March 27: Fire amidst COVID-19 Pandemic Reminds of Importance of Fire Prevention

March 12: PFA and Local Agencies Respond to COVID-19 in Larimer County

Jan. 6: Two Residential Structure Fires in Less Than Three Hours


Nov. 18: Fire Burns Multiple Structures North of Fort Collins

Oct. 10: Firefighters Quickly Contain Fire in Single Family Residence

Sept. 26: No Injuries in Early Morning House Fire

Sept. 5: Skyline Fire Burns 16.2 Acres near Horsetooth Reservoir 

July 30: Off-duty Firefighter Helps Rescue Injured Teen

July 6: Investigation Finds Garage Fire Was Caused by Fireworks

July 4: Nine People Rescued from Poudre River

June 23: Firefighters Rescue Hiker at Horsetooth Falls

June 12: Hiker Rescued near Top of Arthur's Rock

June 10: Is It Worth It? Fireworks are Illegal with Fort Collins City Limits

May 31: Poudre Fire Authority and Wellington Fire Protection District Build a Regionalized Resource and Response System

May 13: 2018 Annual Report Live and Going before Council 

May 6: One Person and a Dog Deceased after Fire in Mobile Home Park; 1601 N. College Ave.

May 2: Fire in Dust Collector at Fossil Ridge High School; 5400 Zeigler Rd. 

April 16: Trench Rescue Response at 925 Camberly Dr., Windsor

Feb. 27: PVFPD Board Resolution 2019-01

Feb. 1: 2019 Awards Ceremony


Oct. 2: Access to life-saving PulsePoint app increasing to include multiple Larimer County agencies

Sept. 24: Poudre Valley Fire Protection District Board approves resolution for ballot issue 7D

June 13: Celebrate July 4 responsibly; fireworks prohibited in City of Fort Collins limits

May 31: "Play it Safe on the Poudre" initiative urges caution in, around river

Feb. 28: Close call serves as reminder of how carbon monoxide alarms save lives

Jan. 31: East Mulberry storage business fire serves as important reminder to clean up clutter



Dec. 27: PFA investigators: Dec. 8 Riva Ridge house fires 'undetermined'

Oct. 25: PFA investigators: Oct. 21 fatal fire cause accidental; cooking fire-safety education critical

Oct. 21: Man dies in Fort Collins condominium fire 

Oct. 19: Poudre Fire Authority investigators determine cause of fatal Oct. 8 house fire

Sept. 21: 360-degree video of post-fire home illustrates critical life-safety lessons

Sept. 13: Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper re-proclaims September as Campus Fire Safety Month

June 22: Residents reminded that fireworks illegal within City of Fort Collins 

June 18: Emergency personnel respond to river rescue involving two teens

May 24: PFA urges people to use caution around Poudre River 

May 23: Crews rescue teen who fell while hiking Horsetooth Falls

April 17: Man cited for fourth-degree arson following North College Avenue storage container fire

April 11: PFA, LCSO respond to shed fire on West Willox Lane

April 5: CONTEST RULES: Dinner with Firefighters Facebook Contest

March 13: Investigators determine cause of March 8 fire on Continental Circle

Feb. 22: Firefighters rescue dog, bird from east Fort Collins home fire 

Feb. 16: Multiple properties damaged in Larimer County Road 38E fire

Jan. 18: Poudre Fire Authority pilots innovative, roving medical program



Dec. 21: CONTEST RULES: 10,000 likes for Poudre Fire Authority 

Dec. 20: Single sprinkler head knocks down fire at medical facility

Dec. 12: Firefighters knock down early-morning Fort Collins house fire

Nov. 26: Four adults displaced following mid-Town Fort Collins house fire

Nov. 15: Barn lost in Fort Collins fire

Nov. 9: Firefighters extinguish fire at Ranch-Way Feeds in Old Town Fort Collins

Oct. 28: PFA responds to crude oil spill in northeast Fort Collins

 Oct. 23: PFA investigation finds cause of Fossil Ridge fire to be accidental

Oct. 17: Crews respond to grass fire on I-25 frontage road, south of Mulberry

Oct. 3: Arching power lines spark fire northwest of Laporte 

Sept. 13: Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper proclaims September Campus Fire Safety Month

Sept. 9: Firefighters extinguish fire that burned ~17 acres

Sept. 8: PFA responds to hazardous materials call

Sept. 1: Firefighters battle south Fort Collins home fire

Aug. 6: Firefighters extinguish dryer fire at Fort Collins home

July 22: PFA reminds motorists to "Move to the right for sirens and lights"

July 12: Firefighters extinguish south Fort Collins roof fire

June 29: Ninkasi Brewing launches fundraiser for Poudre Fire Authority

June 28: Know before you buy: Fireworks are illegal in City of Fort Collins

June 27: PFA responds to potentially hazardous material call near City Park

June 22: PFA urges people to use caution around cottonwood tree seeds

June 21: Fire near Spring Canyon Community Park 'human-caused'

June 17: PFA, county, state fire resources fight Arthur's Rock Fire in Lory State Park

June 15: Public urged to use caution in, around Poudre River

June 12: Horsetooth Reservoir boat fire 

June 10: Fort Collins/Poudre River rescue

May 29: 2709 William Neal Parkway house fire

May 23: 424 N. Roosevelt Ave. house fire

May 22: 3500 Rolling Green Drive house fire

May 15: Timnath train derailment

May 12: Horsetooth Falls rescue