In 1991, Livermore Fire Department was incorporated as an all volunteer privately funded fire department. In 1997, by general election, Livermore Fire Protection District was formed as a Special Fire District, funded by landowner property taxes in unincorporated Larimer County and tax deductible donations from the community. Livermore Fire Protection District serves one of the largest fire protection districts covering 310 square miles.This includes 28 miles of US Highway 287 seeing an average of 7200 vehicles pass through daily and 400 miles of county road, in addition to providing mutual aid to another 300 square miles of neighboring districts.LFPD currently has two stations:Station 1 on 311 Red Feather Lakes Road or County Road 74E and Station 2 on 8017 W. Cherokee Park or W. County Road 80C.LFPD is made of up people in the community that volunteer their time to train and become knowledgeable in one or more of the following: Wildland, Firefighting and EMT. They also maintain the fire stations, equipment, and apparatus; and are ready to respond in emergencies.
LFPD is the responding agency for 911 emergency calls including: wildland fire, structure fire, vehicle accidents, medical emergencies, smoke reports within our district We also respond to surrounding districts with mutual aid agreements.We provide 24/7 coverage for the district.Responders are issued pagers and are generally on call when in district.Logistics members provide support to LFPD from the stations.
Livermore Fire Protection District is always looking for help. Consider joining a dedicated team of volunteers in your community. Find out different ways that you can help.
There are several ways to volunteer with LFPD:
Responders: You must be 18 years of age; high school graduate or GED; valid Colorado drivers license; and live or work within the district boundaries and be available to respond.A prospective member must attend six (6) training sessions over a 120 day period, complete an application, pass a background investigation, and be voted in by current members to enter a one (1) year probationary status.During this probationary period, the member shall begin to learn the skills of fire suppression, rescue and first response through hands-on LFPD sponsored training and is required to become certified in one area of expertise:Wildland Firefighter, Structure Firefighter, or Emergency Medical Technician. The current training commitment is one evening training for medical and one Saturday training for fire monthly, with specialized training for wildland, structure or medical.Additional training consists of joint mutual aid exercises and in-house exercises.
Logistics:You must be 18 years of age; high school graduate or GED; valid Colorado drivers license; and live or work within the district boundaries.A prospective member must complete an application, pass a background investigation, and be voted in by current members. Logistics members may volunteer to run base radio and communications operations; provide responder rehab; cleaning and maintenance; fundraising; supplies; restocking; apparatus; special projects; inventory equipment; report assistance; public education; newsletter; website; and special projects.The current commitment is 3 hours a month.
We need your help.If you are interested in becoming a member of Livermore Fire Protection District or for more information, call 970-472-5592 leave a message or Email at firstname.lastname@example.org .