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Pile Burning in Vail Planned for April 13 as Conditions Allow

  • 12 April 2021
Pile Burning in Vail Planned for April 13 as Conditions Allow

Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services will conduct pile burns Tuesday, April 13 as conditions permit. The operations will take place on the Vail Golf Course.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned as Conditions Permit

  • 11 April 2021
Pile Burning in Vail Planned as Conditions Permit

Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services will be conducting pile burn operations during the month as conditions permit. This burn will take place at the Vail Golf Course.

Prescribed Fire in East Vail Rescheduled for April 2 as Conditions Allow

  • 2 April 2021
Prescribed Fire in East Vail Rescheduled for April 2 as Conditions Allow

Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services will be conducting prescribed fire operations Friday, April 2 as conditions allow. The prescribed fire will take place in the Katsos Ranch area of East Vail on approximately 20 acres of Town of Vail land and 1 acre of Colorado Department of Transportation right of way.

Prescribed Fire in East Vail Planned as Conditions Allow

  • 18 March 2021
Prescribed Fire in East Vail Planned as Conditions Allow

Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services will be conducting prescribed fire operations in late March or early April as conditions allow. The prescribed fire will take place in the Katsos Ranch area of East Vail on approximately 20 acres of Town of Vail land and, pending approval, 1 acre of Colorado Department of Transportation right of way.

Vail Reminds Public of Mask Protocols and Patience Ahead of Busy Weekend

  • 12 March 2021
Vail Reminds Public of Mask Protocols and Patience Ahead of Busy Weekend

The Town of Vail anticipates another bustling weekend with spring skiers and riders drawn by forecasted snowfall. With the high demand, visitors and transit users are urged to be patient when using the Town of Vail bus system. Social distancing, rider caps, and mask wearing are mandated by the state to align with public health protocols. Riding during off-peak times or finding alternative methods of transportation are encouraged.

Skier Death in East Vail Chutes Avalanche Identified

  • 4 February 2021
Skier Death in East Vail Chutes Avalanche Identified
Updated Feb. 5: The victim in yesterday’s tragic avalanche has been identified by the Eagle County Coroner’s Office as 41-year-old John Kuo from Vail. The cause and manner of death are still under investigation by the Eagle County Coroner’s Office. From the Eagle County Sheriff's Office: At approximately noon on Feb. 24, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of an avalanche at the East Vail Chutes.The East Vail Chutes are in the...

Important Changes to EC Alert; How to Continue Receiving Updates for Non-Emergency Alerts

  • 29 January 2021
Important Changes to EC Alert; How to Continue Receiving Updates for Non-Emergency Alerts

Effective Feb. 1, Eagle County’s EC Alert service will change how it delivers non-emergency messages. Non-emergency messaging from EC Alert will no longer be sent as text messages; instead, the messaging for announcements such as traffic alerts, area alerts, business alerts and red flag warnings will be sent via email and the Everbridge app.

Early Morning Fire Displaces 10 Sandstone Residents

  • 24 January 2021
Early Morning Fire Displaces 10 Sandstone Residents
At approximately 1 a.m. today, crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services were dispatched to a reported structure fire at the Sandstone 70 condominiums located at 909 Red Sandstone Road in Vail. Upon arrival, crews found a well-established fire in the upper unit of a fourplex. The fire was quickly knocked down from the exterior and then with the assistance of Eagle River Fire Protection District Engine 5, crews confirmed that all of the occupants were out of the building while extinguishing...

Invitation to Bid - Fire Pumper

  • 21 January 2021

INVITATION TO BID
Sealed bids will be received by Vail Fire and Emergency Services (VFES) for the furnishing of necessary labor, equipment, and material for a Custom Side Mount Rescue Pumper fire apparatus and other equipment as outlined in the following specifications.

Vail Fire joins with Agency Partner to Expand Community Connect Platform with new Features for Businesses, Property Managers and Public Buildings

  • 14 January 2021
Vail Fire joins with Agency Partner to Expand Community Connect Platform with new Features for Businesses, Property Managers and Public Buildings

Vail Fire & Emergency Services has joined with Eagle River Fire Protection District to expand services available on Community Connect, the secure platform allowing residents to voluntarily share critical life-safety information about their home and family which is then made available to first responders at the time of dispatch.

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