Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control

Mission: To serve and safeguard the people and protect the property, resources, environment, and quality of life in Colorado

DFPC Sections

  • Wildland Fire Management – DFPC’s priority wildland fire mission is to provide support, service, and assistance to local fire agencies and counties, in addition to filling resource and incident management gaps where they occur.
  • Fire and Life Safety – Administers the fire, building, and life safety codes adopted by DFPC through plan review, permitting, and inspections.
  • Professional Qualifications and Training – Provides statewide training and certification for firefighter, hazardous materials responder, fire officer, and many other positions.
  • Center of Excellence for Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting – Researches and develops technologies to improve firefighter safety and efficiency.
  • Fire Investigations – Investigators and arson dog assist requesting jurisdictions with fire origin and cause investigations.
Key Services
  • Technical Assistance for Fire Departments and County Sheriffs
  • Funding Support for Initial Attack and Large Fires
  • Prescribed Fire Planning & Implementation
  • Facilitating Agreements & Operating Plans to Ensure Coordinated Fire Response
  • Training and Education
  • Interagency Representation
  • Wildfire and All-Hazard Response (Ground and Aviation)
  • Fire and Life Safety Code Education and Enforcement
  • Fire Origin and Cause Investigations
  • Development and implementation of new technology
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  • Live Wildfire Ready

    Tracy LeClair – PIO1/PIOC, CO-CEM® Communications & Outreach Specialist Wildland Fire Management Section Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control   Live Wildfire Ready is a new campaign in Colorado designed to inform homeowners about what they can do to mitigate wildfire risk to their life, home and property. The campaign is funded by the State of Colorado and… learn more >