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]
The fireban has been lifted for
Please remember to put out all
campfires and grills when not no longer in use.
Colorado Fire Maps website.
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 and Current Fire Bans
Link to Colorado Flood Information Map.
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!
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.
Board Meeting Minutes
Have been posted
for June and July
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!
Remember to check the Calendar for Training and Meetings!
big thanks to The Rideout Family, Evergreen fire, Salida Fire, North-West fire, Colorado State Forest Service, The Denver Foundation, and all our local members, for your grants and donations this year. ~ Gordon Grosslight, Fire Chief
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..