Craig Fire Rescue (Craig Rural Fire Protection District), founded in 1921, covers 180 square miles in Moffat County (Colorado) including the areas of Cedar Mountain, Elk Ranch, Elkhead Reservoir, Moffat County Fairgrounds, North Park, Pan-O-Rama Trail, Trapper Mine & Wilderness Ranch. (FDID #08110)
Craig Fire Rescue was originally formed in 1916 as the Craig Fire Department. During the World War I, so many firemen went to fight that the fire department was disbanded. After the war, a new department was organized in 1921 as Craig Volunteer Fire Department. In 1950 the department became a paid per call department. Named changed in 1953 to the Craig Rural Fire Department. In 1994, the name changed to the Craig Fire/Rescue. Craig Rural Fire Protection District is a special tax district that is governed by a five-person board of directors who are elected by the public.
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