Fire

4th of July Festivities and Fireworks Safety

It is hard to believe but summer is officially here and the 4th of July Fireworks show is just around the corner. After receiving great comments regarding last year’s show, we will continue with the expanded display. The show should begin around 9:30pm, weather permitting of course. We look forward to another … more »

Spring Fire Safety

As many you witnessed a couple of weeks ago, it appears the spring fire season is already upon us. While we watch the snow fall on the mountains around us, the valley has seen little significant moisture this winter. This newspaper said in an article earlier this week there had been below average moisture for […]

Is open burning allowed in the city?

No, with the exception of a small contained campfire that is being tended to. more »

Will I receive a bill if I call 911 for a hazardous chemical spill or investigation?

The simple answer is no. Colorado statute allows local emergency response agencies to invoice a business or individual for the response to a hazardous materials incident that occurs outside of a residence or through illegal activity to recoup any expenses incurred. The policy of the City of Salida Fire Department is to attempt to recoup […]

What should I do if I have a chemical spill in my house or garage?

Household chemicals can be dangerous to you, the environment, and the water supply.  If you have a spill in your residence, do not hesitate to call 911.  To avoid danger to you, your family, or the environment, contact us immediately so the fire department can respond and assess the situation. more »

Household Hazards

As we end the winter season and begin to look forward to warmer weather of spring many of us are planning household projects and spring cleaning. As we complete these projects there is the question of how to dispose of many of the leftover cleaners and paints. Improper disposal of household hazardous wastes can include […]

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