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Free Curbside Chipping Service Begins in Vail

  • 19 May 2019
Free Curbside Chipping Service Begins in Vail
Vail Fire and Emergency Services will again provide a free curbside chipping service to assist property owners with defensible space on private property. The service will be available beginning Tuesday, May 28 and will extend to Oct. 10.

Free Sand and Bags Available from Town of Vail Beginning Week of May 6

  • 2 May 2019
Free Sand and Bags Available from Town of Vail Beginning Week of May 6
Beginning the week of May 6, the Town of Vail will establish two distribution points for free sand material and empty bags for residents and merchants who wish to safeguard their property from the possibility of high water. Sand and bags will be available at the parking lot near the I-70 interchange in East Vail and at the North Trail parking lot in West Vail. Residents should bring a shovel and be prepared to fill their own bags while supplies last. Contractors are asked to make their own...

Emergency Responder Recognition is Friday, May 10

  • 30 April 2019
Emergency Responder Recognition is Friday, May 10
Members of the public are invited to join Eagle County Emergency Responders for the 18th annual emergency responder recognition on Friday, May 10. The activities will begin at 9:30 a.m. when participants will gather at Freedom Park in Edwards to line up for a “Ride in Remembrance” event featuring motorcycles, classic cars and emergency response vehicles.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned for Friday, April 26 as Conditions Allow

  • 25 April 2019
Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services continue pile burns on Friday, April 26, as conditions permit. The operations will take place on the Vail golf course.

Vail Fire Sponsors Student Internship with University of Bordeaux

  • 18 April 2019
Vail Fire Sponsors Student Internship with University of Bordeaux
Vail Fire and Emergency Services has entered into a unique partnership with the University of Bordeaux in Southern France to host an exchange student who is completing an internship in emergency services. The intern, Marion Bardeau, is completing her degree in health, safety and the environment. During the internship, Bardeau will live in the fire station and observe Vail’s methods of firefighting and delivery of other emergency services. In addition, she will be completing a data...

Pile Burning in Vail Planned for Second Day as Conditions Allow

  • 17 April 2019
Pile Burning in Vail Planned for Second Day as Conditions Allow
Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services will continue a second day of pile burns on Thursday, April 18 as conditions permit. The operations are taking place on the Deer Underpass State Wildlife Area at the west end of the Intermountain neighborhood.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned for Wednesday, April 17 as Conditions Allow

  • 16 April 2019
Pile Burning in Vail Planned for Wednesday, April 17 as Conditions Allow
Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services have scheduled pile burns for Wednesday, April 17, as conditions permit. The operations will take place on the Deer Underpass State Wildlife Area at the west end of the Intermountain neighborhood.

Vail Issues Reminder on Flood Insurance

  • 11 April 2019
With the snowmelt season approaching, the Town of Vail is issuing its annual reminder to area property owners to review their current insurance policies and consider adding flood insurance to the coverage. As of April 11, Vail snowpack levels are at 97 percent of normal, while Copper Mountain, which is indicative of the Vail Pass area, is at 136 percent of normal. Gore Creek has seen the beginning of increased stream flows due to warmer temperatures in the past couple of weeks and are...
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