Fire Department Thanks Community

Salida Fire Department and South Arkansas Fire Protection District would like to thank the following businesses and agencies for assisting us with our Annual Open House on Saturday, October 13, 2012.  Without you, our event would not be possible.  Your generosity and willingness to help us was appreciated very much.  We would also like to thank the public and the community we serve for their support and attendance.

A-1 Auto

All State Insurance

American Family Insurance

American Red Cross

Arkansas Headwater Recreation Area

Atmos Energy

CP’s Portables

Chaffee County EMS

Chaffee County Fire Protection District

Chaffee County Dispatch

City of Salida Public Works

Colorado State Forest Service

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center

KSBV Radio

KVRH Radio


Moonlight Pizza

Mountain Mail


Salida Medical & Respiratory

Salida Tool & Rental

Scanga Meat Company

State Farm Insurance

Unites States Forest Service & Smokey the Bear


We would like to give a special “thank you” to our Dunk Tank volunteers:  Dara MacDonald, Salida City Administrator and Kent Maxwell of Colorado Firecamp.  They helped us raise funds to purchase smoke detectors for our community.


Doug Bess, Fire Chief