Fire & Emergency Services

Joe O’Conor, Fire Chief

P. (719) 689-0240   F. (719) 689-0292

Mission Statement

To protect the world’s greatest gold camp by continually pursuing excellence in preparedness, prevention, education and response. 

Vision Statement

To be a value driven organization that is respected as the cornerstone of a safe, growing, and healthy community. 

Our Values

Integrity: I/We will always represent and support the mission of our department, the expectations of the community, and the traditions of the American fire service.

Skillfulness: I/We will always strive to improve delivery of services by valuing advancements in education and technologies.

Excellence: I/We are committed to continuous quality improvement that provides every customer with the highest level of professional services. 

One Another: I/We will value one another by providing a safe environment built on a foundation of caring and mutual respect of our overall health.

The Community: I/We will work to provide community driven customer service that exceeds expectations. 


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Fall 2022 Firefighter Academy Information: 

Fire Academy

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Wildfire Information: 

Cripple Creek recinds Stage 1 Burn Ban (August 3, 2022)


Today’s Teller County WildFire Information


To learn the basics of living in the Wildland Urban Interface (where we live) see our WILDFIRE 101 page and our Protecting Cripple Creek from Wildfire page

Downloadable Forms

Business Self Inspection Checklist


Fire Corps Policies & Procedures

Community Wildfire Protection Plan

CCFD Strategic Plan



Links of Interest
Colorado Division of Fire Safety

International Association of Fire Chiefs

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Colorado State Fire Chiefs Association