2019 UPDATES

2019 promises to be an exciting and historic year for the Falcon Fire Protection District as it hires additional personnel and prepares to begin ALS ambulance transport service in the fourth quarter. Check back often for the latest happenings!

 

June 10, 2019

FFPD welcomes Jonathan Webb as its new Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division Chief. Division Chief Webb comes to us from American Medical Response (AMR) where his responsibilities ranged from paramedic to field training officer, field supervisor, operations supervisor, and most recently administration supervisor and materials manager. His duties at FFPD will include overseeing the District's newly established EMS ambulance transport division; developing policies and procedures; developing EMS training for District personnel; working with the District's medical advisors to establish guidelines that fit its needs; and working with other agencies to develop mutual aid agreements specifically targeting EMS. 

April 2, 2019

The El Paso County Board of County Commissioners issued an Ambulance Service License to the Falcon Fire Protection District.  

January 4, 2019 

FFPD personnel spent time at the Life Line Emergency Vehicle plant doing final specifications for two new ambulances. Life Line was the District's chosen vendor after extensive research and evaluation that began in December 2017. The current anticipated delivery date for the ambulances is August 2019.

December 30, 2018

The Falcon Fire Protection District hired nine additional full-time firefghter/EMTs and four additional part-time firefighter EMTs.

December 21, 2018

The Falcon Fire Protection District took delivery of a new Rosenbauer Commander fire engine as part of scheduled replacement of aging fire apparatus. The engine is equipped with a 1,000 gallon per minute pump and carries 750 gallons of water on board.

November 6, 2018

Voters in the Falcon Fire Protection District approved a mill levy increase for the purpose of creating an Advance Life Support (ALS) ambulance transport service and hiring additional firefighters. The mill levy will increase from 8.612 mills to 14.886 mills beginning in 2019. Additional information can be found here: http://www.falconfirepd.org/about-the-department/mill-levy-q-and-a