ALL NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Fire Restrictions elevated to Stage II

Current Open Burning Fire Status Sheriff Bill Elder Elevates Fire Restrictions from Stage I to Stage II A meeting was called by the Pikes Peak Region Wildfire Preparedness Group (PPRWPG) which consists of the following participating agencies: The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, Colorado Springs Fire Department, Colorado Springs Utilities, Pikes Peak Fire Chiefs, Division of Fire Prevention and Control, and the North East Teller County Fire Protection District. After discussion and collaboration with the PPRWPG, Sheriff Bill Elder has elevated fire restrictions from Stage I to Stage II effective August 24, 2020, at 12:00 PM. This elevation primarily impacts...
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November Board Meeting

Next board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 4:00pm. All meetings are at Station #1, located at 15415 Gleneagle Drive, and are OPEN to the public.

Virtual Special Board Meeting – September 22nd at 3pm

Donald Wescott Fire Protection District Board of Directors Special Meeting September 22nd, 2020 at 3pm Agenda is preliminary and subject to change by majority vote of the Board at the meeting. Individuals requiring special accommodation to attend and/or participate in the meeting should please advise the Administrative Assistant at 719-488-8680 of their specific need(s) 48 hours before the meeting. Due to COVID-19, the public may call-in, 669-900-9128, Meeting code is: 863 6822 2061, Password 997769 in light of the desire to minimize exposure for our emergency responders this will be a call-in meeting only. AGENDA 1. Call to Order and...
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Virtual Board Meeting – September 15th at 4:00pm

  Agenda is preliminary and subject to change by majority vote of the Board at the meeting. Individuals requiring special accommodation to attend and/or participate in the meeting should please advise the Administrative Assistant at 719-488-8680 of their specific need(s) 48 hours before the meeting.    Due to COVID-19, the public may call-in, 669-900-9128, Meeting code is: 980 378 2073, Password 526412 in light of the desire to minimize exposure for our emergency responders this will be a call-in meeting only.  AGENDA   1.     Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance   1.  Board: ___Joyce Hartung ___Mark Gunderman ___ Duane Garrett ___ Larry Schwarz...
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How can a single door save your life?

A closed door is one of the best pieces of firefighting and lifesaving equipment. It can: Did You Know? Help Spread the Message Stop a fire from growing and spreading by simply closing the door. Learn more and help spread the message. #closethedoorTN WATCH NOW Close the Door! Video Produced for the TN Dept of Commerce & Insurance 3 minutes – that’s how much time you have to escape a fire. You should have two ways out of every room in your home. For best possible protection, install interconnected smoke alarms inside and outside each bedroom. Contest Winning Video Produced by Owen...
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