Serving the Bayfield, Colorado Community
Upper Pine Fire Protection District provides fire, rescue, mitigation, and emergency medical services to the Bayfield community as well as 265 square miles of La Plata County and Archuleta County. This means that they serve over 15,000 year-round residents and during peak times up to 30,000 people. Most of their services are provided in The Town of Bayfield, Forest Lakes, and the Vallecito Lake Area. Due to the large fluctuations in population, the Upper Pine Fire Protection District works hard to serve their community to the fullest and in hopes of making it better one day at a time. The District also provides the community with the best in Emergency Medical Services as the smallest CAAS accredited ambulance service in the US and the only one that is fire based in Colorado.