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Rocky Ford Fire Department & Emergency Service

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.

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Our 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.


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.

Community Resources

Burn Permits 

No burning in city limits at this time.

Those individuatls outside city limits must call dispatch at (719) 254-3322 before burning is allowed. 

Current Adopted Fire Codes 
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