Chief Bess Thanks Fire Department Open House Supporters

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 12, 2013.  Without you, our event would not be possible.  Your generosity and willingness to help us was appreciated very much.


All State Insurance

Alpine Towing

American Red Cross

Atmos Energy

CP’s Portables

Chaffee County EMS

Chaffee County Fire Protection District, Station 4

Chaffee County Dispatch “Code Red”

City of Salida Public Works

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center


Mountain Mail


Salida Medical & Respiratory

Salida Police Department

Salida Tool & Equipment Rental

Scanga Meat Company

State Farm Insurance


We would also like to thank the public and the community we serve for their support and attendance.


I would like to give a special “thank you” to those of you that joined me as Dunk Tank volunteers:  Michael Yerman, Daniel Distel, and Trey Buffalo.  They helped us raise funds to restore the Kissel.