Lyons Fire Protection District is staffed by an all-volunteer force with a full time Fire Chief. Lyons Fire responds to a range of emergency incidents including: structural fire, technical rescue, search and rescue, emergency medical services, hazardous materials, natural disaster response, and wildland fires. The District has two stations where volunteers report to staff applicable apparatus for emergency response. The primary station (Station 1) is located in the town of Lyons, and Station 2 is located near the Blue Mountain area of Larimer County. Volunteers are notified by Boulder County Communication Center of an incident over VHF pagers.
Lyons Fire Protection District (LFPD) proudly protects approximately 6200 people living in an area of 66 square miles. This includes 40 square miles in northern Boulder County and 26 square miles in southern Larimer County. Centrally located within the district is the historic town of Lyons, with a population of approximately 1915 and limited light commercial activity. The district includes several surrounding neighborhoods in unincorporated Boulder and Larimer counties.
The entire LFPD is located in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) - defined as the area where structures and other human development meet or intermingle with undeveloped wildland. The topography is characterized by rugged foothill and mountainous terrain with numerous limited access dirt roads and limited water resources for fire suppression. The majority of the di
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