Cripple Creek Donkey Derby Days 2017
Cripple Creek Fire Department participated in the city’s annual Donkey Derby Days on June 24th, 2017. Festivities in the mountain, mining town included a pancake breakfast at the firehouse hosted by the local Elks Club, a blood drive, donkey races, live entertainment and a parade down Bennett Avenue. Cripple Creek runs with a paid crew 24/7 supplemented by volunteers. The department has a 1.5 square mile service area and shares quarters with Southwest Teller County EMS.