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Two-Vehicle Crash Closes I-70 in Vail

  • 16 November 2019
Two-Vehicle Crash Closes I-70 in Vail
At 3:05 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, the Vail Police Department responded to a vehicle crash in the area of westbound I-70 at mile marker 177 after receiving several 911 calls. Two vehicles traveling westbound collided causing both vehicles to leave the road. One vehicle came to rest in the eastbound lanes of I-70 and the second vehicle came to rest on North Frontage Road. One occupant of each vehicle was ejected during the crash.   

Prolonged Rescue Effort Necessary to Remove Suicidal Party from Backcountry Cliff

  • 11 November 2019
Prolonged Rescue Effort Necessary to Remove Suicidal Party from Backcountry Cliff
At 12:45 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, crews from Vail Fire, Eagle County Paramedic Services (ECPS), Eagle County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) and Vail Mountain Rescue (VMR) were dispatched to a report of a suicidal party who was trapped on a cliff approximately 1.5 miles up Red Sandstone Road, also known as Piney Road. 

Pile Burning in Vail Planned This Week as Conditions Allow

  • 27 October 2019
Pile Burning in Vail Planned This Week as Conditions Allow
Crews from the U.S. Forest Service have scheduled pile burns for the week of Oct. 28 as conditions permit. The operations will take place beginning Monday, Oct. 28 on the hillside above Stephens Park in the Intermountain neighborhood. The piles were built as part of the ongoing Vail Intermountain Fuels Reduction Project, a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service and Town of Vail.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned Monday, Oct. 21 as Conditions Allow

  • 20 October 2019
Pile Burning in Vail Planned Monday, Oct. 21 as Conditions Allow
Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services are preparing to conduct pile burn operations on Monday, Oct. 21 as conditions permit. The pile burning will take place on the Vail Golf Course.

Red Flag Warning for Oct. 9

  • 9 October 2019
Red Flag Warning for Oct. 9
 A Red Flag Weather Warning is in effect from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Within the Town of Vail, the burning of any material is prohibited during a Red Flag Weather Warning. Expect gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels.

Vail Fire Sponsors Open House Oct. 5 to Celebrate National Fire Prevention Week

  • 4 October 2019
Vail Fire Sponsors Open House Oct. 5 to Celebrate National Fire Prevention Week
Vail Fire and Emergency Services is inviting community members to stop by the West Vail Fire Station, 2399 N. Frontage Road, for an open house from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 The family-friendly event will include activities for guests of all ages including station tours, equipment displays and a kids’ obstacle course in recognition of National Fire Prevention Week. Activities will also include fire safety information on smoke alarms, exit drills and carbon monoxide alarms...

Free Curbside Chipping Service Wrapping up for Season in Vail

  • 2 October 2019
Free Curbside Chipping Service Wrapping up for Season in Vail
Only a few weeks remain for free chipping services provided by Vail Fire and Emergency Services before coming to an end for the season. The chipping is available through Thursday, Oct. 10 to assist with defensible space on private property.

Proposed 2020 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review

  • 30 September 2019
Proposed 2020 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review
Public comment opportunities will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 1 and on Tuesday, Oct. 15 as the Vail Town Council reviews the proposed 2020 municipal budget. The $85.4 million expenditure plan is available by clicking here. First reading of the budget ordinance is listed as action item 5.2 on the Oct. 1 meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.
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