Featured News: Hiring Administrative Assistant
We are currently hiring for an Administrative Assistant. If you are interested in this position, please Click Here for more information! Resume’s and Cover Letters are due by December 16th, 2013. Good luck!
Welcome to the home of the Platte Valley Fire Protection District!
The Platte Valley Fire Protection District (PVFPD) was officially established in 1954 to serve the Town of Kersey, community of Gill, and the surrounding unincorporated areas in Weld County, Colorado to provide the citizens of our district with professional emergency services responding to fire, EMS, and rescue incidents as well as citizen assists, community events, fire prevention training, and more. Platte Valley Fire Protection District is considered a special district in the State of Colorado and is governed by a board of publicly elected Directors who reside within the District.
We welcome you to browse around and learn more about our District. Inside you will find a wealth of information for yourself, your neighbors, and your children. Please feel free to call or email us at anytime with questions you may have, or stop by the station for a visit.
|Congratulations to Austin Fire Cadet and former Platte Valley Firefighter Michael Quinones on your graduation in Austin. Great job brother! Click HERE to view the academy video.
Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire. Based on data from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), an estimated 240 home fires involving Christmas trees and another 150 home fires involving holiday lights and other decorative lighting occur each year. Together, these fires result in 21 deaths and $25.2 million in direct property damage.
Following a few simple fire safety tips can keep electric lights, candles, and the ever popular Christmas tree from creating a tragedy. Learn how to prevent a fire and what to do in case a fire starts in your home. Make sure all exits are accessible and not blocked by decorations or trees. Help ensure that you have a fire safe holiday season.