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Colorado's rural fire departments facing challenges - how does Lamar fare?

Colorado’s rural fire departments facing challenges – how does Lamar fare?

Lamar Fire Chief Jeremy Burkhart A recent article published by Colorado Politics discussed Colorado’s rural fire departments and the struggles they face regarding recruiting and retention challenges, as well as a growing demand for emergency medical services due to an aging population.  Also mentioned was a November 2023 survey conducted by the Colorado Division of […]

Mullen Street Fire Update from Lamar Fire and Emergency Services

This afternoon, Friday, January 12th, at approximately 3:02 PM, Lamar Fire and Emergency Services responded to an apartment fire at 708 S. Mullen Street. Upon arrival, all occupants had exited or were assisted out of the building. The fire, as well as smoke, was venting out of multiple windows. Mutual Aid was requested from Prowers […]