Historically, wildfire “seasons” were a four-month event in the middle of summer. Today, the average core wildfire season is 78 days longer than in the 1970’s, with Colorado experiencing large fires every month of the y
Members of Colorado’s Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) Mad Creek Module assisted the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) this past week with a hazardous fuels reduction mission outside the to
The mission of the Certification Program is to provide consistency throughout all levels of accreditation relating to written and practical exams.
The Certification Program ensures that all levels of accredited certifications are conducted with the same criteria in accordance with the guidelines of the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) and the National Board on Fire Service Qualifications System (ProBoard).
The October stakeholder committee meeting for the
U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program provided an award of $433,000 in federal funding to purchase a mobile live-fire training unit for the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC). These federal funds will help the state fire training program acquire this new resource to allow firefighters access to a safe, controlled live-fire training environment.