Now looking for full-time FF/EMT's - access application here.

Requirements are EMT certification or current enrollment in an EMT class.  Qualified applications are due by Monday, Nov. 30, 2020 at 15:00 MST at our district office located at 406 S. 5th St., Olathe. Or fax to 970-323-8714.

Fire Protection Services

Fire Fighting

20+ volunteer firefighters are available to respond to 911 calls.  Providing response for brush, structure, MVA's, etc..., call volume averages 100+ per year.

Ambulance Services

3 ambulances provide advanced level service care for 911 response and inter-facility transfers.  Semi-volunteer EMT's and Paramedics respond from the station and direct around the district.

Rescue Services

Volunteer firefighters and EMT's respond to 911 calls for rescue services and work collaboratively with the Olathe PD, MCSO, CO State Patrol and the Montrose County Sheriff's Posse.

Community Safety

OFPD can provide smoke alarms for those in need.  

Firefighters also volunteer for educational sessions with local students and care centers.

Fire Suppression

3 engines, 3 brush trucks and 1 tender provide necessary support for our volunteers to effectively suppress fires and provide the community with the protection necessary.

Emergency Medical 

Paramedics and EMT's are available 24/7 for the emergency medical needs of the Olathe community and the surrounding rural area. 

Mutual Aid

OFPD members can respond to surrounding areas for fire and medical emergencies and rescue services.

Brush Trailer

OFPD can provide a portable water tank for residents in need of water supply for fire mitigation purposes.

Controlled Burns


A quick call to our dispatch center advises us of your burning activity.

If your burn gets out of control, immediately call 911.