ROCKY FORD FIRE DEPARTMENT & EMERGENCY SERVICE

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Rocky Ford Fire Chief - Ray Gonzales rgonzales@ci.rocky-ford.co.us
300 South Main, Rocky Ford, CO 81067
Phone-(719)254-3344, Fax-(719)316-1056

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The Rocky Ford Fire Department is an all-hazards response combination department comprised of up to 30 volunteers, and 5 paid full time staff.  Our fire department serves the City of Rocky Ford and the Rocky Ford Rural Fire District consisting of 763 square miles. The department also educates the local children about fire safety, and provides various community services.  These services include community CPR/First Aid trainings, smoke alarm installs, and fire extinguisher acquisition and training.  The fire department responds to many emergencies like fire, EMS, hazardous materials, rescues, and wildland fires.
Motto:
"Service Above Self"
MISSION STATEMENT:
Rocky Ford Fire and EMS will provide the best public service utilizing expertise, innovation, and latest technology to enhance safety, care and welfare of our community.
VISION:
To provide the community and those we serve with the best Fire Prevention, Life Safety, and Emergency Service through training, innovative thinking, education, and partnerships.

CORE VALUES:
INTEGRITY
Rocky Ford Fire and EMS will strive to be honest and fair in all aspects of our duties on and off duty.
RESPECT
Rocky Ford Fire and EMS will encourage admiration and treat those we serve in an appropriate manner.
TRUST
Rocky Ford will prove its reliability and confidence through our actions as professionals.
LOYALTY
Rocky Ford Fire and EMS will encourage building partnerships, through dedication and reliability.
PRIDE
Rocky Ford Fire and EMS will make every effort to maintain positive first impressions through care of equipment, obtaining trainings, and getting involved with the community.
 

Staff
Fire Chief Ray Gonzales - EMT-I/ENGB/ICT4T/HazOps
Captain Curtis Johnson - EMT-B+/FFT2
Andy Hartless- EMT-P/Engineer
Jesse Smith - EMT-P/Engineer/FFT2
Pat Arrona - EMT-I/FF1 Proctor/HazOps/FFT2/Engineer


Volunteers

For information on how to become a volunteer please click link below and email or hand deliver completed application to rgonzales@ci.rocky-ford.co.us:

Van Hollis - EMT-B/FF/1st Lt.   Megan Stulp - EMT-B/FF
Nick Knapp - Assistant Chief/FF/EMTB   Hannah Muth - EMT-P/FF
Treavor Norris-EMT-B/FF   Jessie Wallace - EMT-B/FF/RN
Tony Garcia - FF   Daniel Santisteven - FFT2
Ronald Cook - EMT-I/FF   Doug Ballard - FFT2
Jeremy Muth - AEMT/FF   Bethany Hawley - FF
Debbie Cook - EMT-B/FF   Garvin O\'Hare - EMT-P/FF
Wade Kurtz - FF/Volunteer Captain   Josh Fief - EMT-P/FFT2
Ute Bustamante - EMT-B/FF   Cody Samuel - FF
Cody Kurtz - FF/FALB   Michael Cordova- FF
Areasha Lockhart- EMT-B/FF   Nicole Baylor-FF/EMTB
Dalton Davis-FF    

Board Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of every month at 5pm.  For request of information or questions please use email below:
Rocky Ford Rural Fire Protection District Board

rfrfpd@outlook.com

Nick Knapp -Chairman/President
Wade Kurtz - Co-Chair/Vice President
Bill Pattie - Board Member
Scott Herman -Board Member
Rick Weiss - Secretary
Kelcie Proctor- Accountant/Treasurer
 
Burn Permits -NO BURNING IN CITY LIMITS AT THIS TIME. THOSE INDIVIDUALS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS MUST CALL DISPATCH AT 719-254-3322 BEFORE BURNING IS ALLOWED
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Here are some Fire &, Safety Links you may find helpful:

Current Fire Conditions and Warnings

Fire Safety Basics
https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education
Federal Emergency Management Agency Kid Safety Tips and Games
https://www.ready.gov/kids

Smokey The Bear
https://www.smokeybear.com/en

Sparky The Fire Dog
https://www.sparky.org/

American Red Cross Smoke Alarm Campaign

https://www.redcross.org/sound-the-alarm.html

 

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