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Rico Fire Protection District

Protecting the Citizens of Rico, Colorado Since 1881

The Rico Fire Protection District (RFPD) was formed in 1992 as a Colorado Special District, incorporating Rico Hose Co. #1, Rico Ambulance, as well as Search and Rescue operations for eastern Dolores County (operating under the Dolores County Sheriff). RFPD encompasses the Town of Rico and the Sundial PUD as well as some unincorporated county land near the Town.

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June 3, 2021
Great news for the 2021 Independence Day Celebration, we are a go on the 4th for a parade, food line and duck race! Fireworks possible but dependent on rain. More information on the days schedule and events, links to purchase your duck race duckies and any town fire restrictions are on our Fourth of July / Festivities page.
November 5, 2020
The roads are getting snowy and slippery – PLEASE limit driving, put your snow tires on, and check your speed!