The Berthoud Fire Protection District is responsible for fire protection, Emergency Medical Services, public fire education, and prevention duties for an area of 98 square miles within Larimer, Boulder, and Weld counties.



Applications currently being accepted Through July 26th 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.
  • Applicants Must Meet the Districts “Minimum Standard Guide” (found in the application)
  • All Reserves Must obtain the following Certifications within 12 months from date of hire: Firefighter I/State of Colorado
  • Haz Mat Operations/State of Colorado
  • CPR/American Heart Association 1st Responder
  • (Preferred)-Emergency Medical Technician-Basic
  • State of Colorado Red Card/(NWCG)
  • Must work a minimum of 36 hours per month and complete 3 hours training per month

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Wildland Fires

Beaver Creek-The District has sent a Type III Engine with a four-man crew to the Beaver Creek Fire. Three single resources have also been deployed to the Beaver Creek Fire burning northwest of Walden, CO.

Crow Peak Fire– The District has two single resources currently deployed to the Crow Peak Fire burning west of Spearfish, South Dakota

To get the latest information on current wildland fires status click the attached link: Incident Information System: Current Incidents

Over the years, Berthoud Fire Protection District’s Wildland Team has been deployed to wildland fires across the nation from Georgia to California.

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The Berthoud Area Community Center is dedicated to supporting the community of Berthoud by offering space to accommodate nearly any type of meeting, event, or social activity. All events are scheduled by phone 970-532-5471 or in person through the Berthoud Fire Protection District, 275 Mountain Ave. Now is the time to schedule those Holiday events for 2016. November & December dates go fast.

Berthoud Golden Links operates from the center which is dedicated to offering fellowship, recreational, health and support services for senior adults. The hours for seniors are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm. For more information about activities, transportation etc., contact the center during the hours of operation at 970-532-2730.

To learn more go to the Community tab at the top of this page.