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Eagle River Fire Protection District

Trooper Eugene Hofacker posed with the Eagle River Fire Protection District outside his home on Saturday (credit: Eagle River Fire Protection District)

State Trooper Injured In Shootout Poses With Firefighters

The Colorado State Trooper injured in a shootout on Interstate 70 earlier this month posed with local firefighters and runners.

05/18/2014

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Residents Vote To Keep Eagle River Fire Stations Open

What a difference a day makes. Last Tuesday, before the polls closed, firefighters at one high country department were concerned for their jobs. Now they’ve got new life.

11/11/2012

Steve Lipsher with Lake Dillon Fire Rescue talks with CBS4's Jeff Todd (credit: CBS)

Nervous Fire Departments In High Country As Election Day Nears

It’s just a week from Election Day and there are nervous firefighters in the high country as at least four fire districts are asking for a tax increase.

10/30/2012

An image from the fire (credit: CBS)

Structure Fire Spreads To Wildland Areas In Avon

Firefighters responded to a large structure fire in Eagle County on Monday afternoon.

05/28/2012

CBS4's Jeff Todd talks with Chief Karl Bauer (credit: CBS)

Despite Increased Danger, Eagle River Fire Forced To Make Drastic Cuts

This is expected to be one of Colorado’s busiest fire seasons in years, but despite that one high country fire department is making deep cuts.

05/22/2012