Bennett Fire Protection District #7 Disaster Declaration
COVID-19 Update Affecting BWFR Admin Office
Temporary Office Closure
BWFR has been closely monitoring the developments of the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and watching the advisories and directions of the CDC and public health officials in Colorado. At this time, we have decided to close our Administrative Office until further notice for the safety of our citizens and administrative staff. We will continue to monitor the situation and make determinations on office staffing, as needed. Remember, our emergency personnel remain on duty and ready to assist during an emergency. In the case of an emergency, please call 911. If you need assistance from a member of our administrative personnel - please contact our office and leave a message (303-644-3572). Our website also has contact information for our staff and resources for a variety of topics and needs. We will do our best to respond to communications from our citizens as soon as we can, but please be aware that there may be some delays. Thank you for your patience.
More information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Welcome to the
Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue Website
"Striving to Preserve Life and Property"
- What's New?
Our website has a new, refreshed look and some new resources. Please take a look around! We hope you find it to be helpful!
- Census 2020 Information
Did you know the 2020 Census is here? The official Census Day is April 1, 2020. It's important. It's easy. It's safe. You can now respond online from your home or via paper forms that can be sent in the mail. You should receive a mailing with a code to respond online - but you don't have to wait for your code. You can hop online and complete the short census today! Learn more about the Census 2020
- Development and Plan Review
For information about residential or commercial development, plan review submittal and the review process, and applicable forms or requirement documents, please click HERE
- Open Burning Information
The open burn period is currently ACTIVE. The burning period runs from April 1st - October 31st, and requires a valid (current year only-not expired) and approved CDPHE permit be obtained prior to open burning. Fire department notification and approval is required for all burning activity, even if the activity is permit exempt.
BURN RESTRICTIONS: The open burning season is active, however, a BURN BAN is currently in place. Due to continuing concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated threat to people with heart and/or lung disease, as well as allocation of emergency resources, burning is not presently being approved.
If you would like to conduct an open burn and reside within the boundaries of BWFR, you can find information on proper burning procedures, permit application, and some general FAQ's by clicking HERE
- Employment Information
Looking to join BWFR as a career firefighter? Do you want to volunteer? Click HERE for more information regarding job openings and volunteer benefits and requirements!
- Public Meeting Notices and Agendas
Per Resolution 2019-04, and pursuant to Section 24-6-401, C.R.S., the District's designated posting location for notices of public meetings (regular, special, and study sessions) shall be our website, accessible online. To review meeting postings and the corresponding agendas, please click HERE
2020 Budget information can be located by clicking HERE
- Annual Fire Inspection Survey
Did you receive a postcard like the one below asking you to complete a survey? Did our crews recently visit your business to conduct a fire inspection? You are in the right place! We would greatly appreciate your feedback - it helps us improve and provide better service. To access the survey to provide feedback on your business's annual fire inspection, click the link below.
Annual Fire Inspection Survey