Special thanks to Gravel Locos who donated over $10,000 to fund our truck bay expansion and indoor plumbing goal.
Red Creek Volunteer Fire and Rescue (RCVF&R) was founded in 1996 on the principle of "neighbors helping neighbors." RCVF&R has since operated on a volunteer basis without state, county or local tax funding.
The department serves a 107 square mile rural coverage area which encompasses more than 300 properties, homes and businesses and an estimated population of over 600. RCVF&R now also has mutual aid agreements and procedures set in place which include many surrounding areas including Wetmore, Beulah, Pueblo, Custer and Freemont counties.
At its inception, the department developed in a grassroots manner. Originally volunteers responded through a "phone tree system" with their personal vehicles and a few fire extinguishers, as their only equipment. In 2003, a three bay fire station was completed and equipped with older model fire trucks, all of which were donated.
Since then our department has evolved, we have added another truck bay to the station, newer trucks have been donated, we have fully integrated with Pueblo County Emergency Services dispatch systems with radio and text and obtain training and certification through collaborations with other departments and agencies.
We are always looking for volunteers to help us protect our community. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you.
Click on the Get Involved button on the Contact Us page to find out more.
We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. Thank you for your time and donations that makes this possible!