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Vail Town Council Candidate Forum Scheduled for Oct. 13

  • 9 October 2015
The Vail Chamber & Business Association is hosting a Town Council Candidate Forum from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 at Donovan Pavilion, presented by the Vail Board of Realtors. The forum will provide an opportunity for each of the seven candidates to introduce themselves and field questions from panelists and the audience.

Vail Fire Department Sponsors Open House on Oct. 10 as Part of National Fire Prevention Week

  • 9 October 2015
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 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. The family-friendly event will include station tours, equipment displays, a rappelling demonstration 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 presented by the...

New, Improved ISO Rating Could Mean Reduced Fire Insurance Rates in Vail

  • 9 October 2015
Beginning Nov. 1, property owners in the Town of Vail will have the benefit of an improved rating for fire suppression services which could result in reduced insurance rates for some customers. Details regarding the new Insurance Services Office Public Protection Classification rating of Class 2/2x were presented to the Town Council by Fire Chief Mark Novak during the Oct. 6 work session. This rating is an improvement from the previous rating of Class 4/9 issued in 2010 and is based on an...

Vail Fire: Wildfire Threat is Not Over

  • 9 October 2015
Vail Fire and Emergency Services is reminding residents that the threat of wildfire remains high throughout the fall until substantial snow covers the ground for the winter. The recent Brush Creek Fire north of Silverthorne in Summit County is a “good reminder not to let our guard down,” says Paul Cada, Vail’s wildland program administrator. While most people think of wildland fires as a summertime hazard, Cada says there are two primary fire seasons in the valley. The...
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