Founded in April 1999, the Tallahassee Volunteer Fire Protection (TVFP) is a volunteer fire department which serves Northwest Fremont County, Colorado, and specializes in wild land and urban interface fire fighting. TVFP is recognized across Fremont County and the state of Colorado as a top-notch rural fire department! We are supported by contributions from land owners and residents in our service area. See the "Membership" section under "About Us" for details..
Wild Fire Preparation Information
No matter where you live, natural hazards exist that could significantly damage or even destroy your home or business. For more information: www.disastersafety.org
National Weather Service 7-Day Forecast: Canon City, Colorado
We are currently accepting Tax Deductible donations for the construction of Fire Station One located on Hwy 9. Any amount would be very much appreciated!
Thank you from all of us at TVFP!
Fire Chief Gordon Grosslight and TVFD President Kerry Meier
Thank you everyone for your generous donations so far this year!
The TVFD would like to thank the following for their generous contributions over the year. [Read on]
Fire Season may slow down in the colder seasons but it is always a possibility.
It is IMPORTANT to share your GATE CODES with us
Especially when fire season starts again,
we NEED to have those codes.
Please email TVFD or call 800-316-8233 ASAP with the following information:
Subdivision/Area & Phone
This information is for Dispatch only and is needed when firefighters
need access through a gate..
FIRE WEATHER WATCH
Register your wireless phone number now to be part of the database when 911 Emergency Notification calls are made to your neighborhood.
GO TO: Emergency Wireless Registration
Please remember to put out all
campfires and grills when not no longer in use.
Report a Fire
To report a fire in the TVFP service area please call 911 Please be prepared to give as exact a location as you can
PLEASE notify dispatch if you intend to do any burning--regardless of the weather. Things can and do sometimes get out of hand and quickly.
Fire Danger Listing & Current Fire Bans
A huge thank you to the generous donation from a local resident that helped us to buy a used type 6 engine with an additional pump and tank!
Please remember, all financial donations are tax deductible. You can use the PayPal Donate button on this page, mail in a check or money order or come and visit us in person. All financial donations, no matter how much are very appreciated!
Check out the website link on on our Fire Fighter Training page-- its a great blog full of information: Paramedic to RN.
Congratulations to Robin for a well deserved award for outstanding work and time through the many years she has contributed to TVFP!
Big thank you to Big Burger World for
the great food they prepared for the Annual Meeting
COEmergency: Link to
Visit our list of Advertisers page
-Support these local businesses
that support TVFD! [visit page]
Big thanks to Salida Fire Dept for helping us out last year!
There is still a bit of a chill in the air--Having a toasty fire in your fireplace is wonderful...take care to be sure that all the embers are behind the screen and that you are watchful of embers that pop.
Remember to check the
Calendar for Training
Please contact administration with your current contact information! This will help the Fire Fighters in the event they need to contact you.
Please remember to contact TVFD Dispatch every time the gate codes are changed. Thank you!