Sheriff Bill Elder placed all unincorporated El Paso County under Stage 2. This will apply to all areas except Town of Monument.  Monument is always under amounts of Stage 2 except they allow for liquid fuel fires grills. 

TLMFPD follows El Paso County Sheriff guidelines for Fire Restrictions. 
Click here to see the restriction guidelines for outdoor burning


Bureau of Land Management fire restrictions for USFS Pike Nation San Isabel NF

              FIRE DANGER RATING             

The mission of the Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District is to minimize the loss of life and property resulting from fires, medical emergencies, environmental and other disasters.

We will accomplish our mission through a progressive and professional system of personnel development, public education, fire suppression, code enforcement, medical services and rescue skills. We will actively participate in our community, serve as role models and strive to effectively and efficiently utilize all of the necessary resources at our command to provide a service deemed excellent by our citizens.

Adopted January 2005


"The emergency Notification System, commonly referred to as "reverse 911" is a tool used by 9-1-1 that can makerapid telephone, text, email and fax notifications to specific geographic areas.  It is used to alerr you of emergency situations that are a threat to life or property, or situations deemed dangerous by public safety officials."

We strongly encourage the community to enroll in this system.

For more information go to: https://www.elpasoteller911.org/246/Emergency-Notifcation-System

or click here


6/13/18 There will be a Special Meeting of the Board of Directors for a "meet and greet" at 6:30pm with Wescott Fire Protection District located at 15415 Gleneagle Drive, Colorado Springs. 

6/1/18 Congratulations New Recruits of TLMFPD Academy 18-01
Christian Schmidt, Tyler Brickell, Dak Damour, Robert Horne and Eliza Normen

5/17/18 Notice of Meeting of Canvass Board

5/12/18 Neighborhood Wildfire Workshops 8:30am- 12:30 pm, located at FIre Station 1, 18650 Hwy 105. See flyer on News Page

5/8/18 Board Election Day - Polling Place at 16055 Old Forest Point, Ste 103, 7a-7p.
Preliminary Election results

4/6/18 Notice of Election Polling Place

3/28/18 Congratulations Chris Keough on your promotion to Lieutenant. 

3/23/18 TLMFPD Admin open house
and ribbon cutting. Today at 11:30am.

2018 Board candidate biographies/statements posted 

3/2/18  Gallagher update from the Colorado State Fire Chiefs

1/29/18 District accepting self-nomination forms for the Board of Directors.  Click here for more info.

1/24/18 New Recruits Hunter Ortuno, Matt Godson, Taylor Neill and Carrie Alarid were sworn in. 

11/9/17  Recruit Academy 2017-02 Graduation scheduled for Dec. 1st at West Metro Fire. Three new recruits will be graduating from TLMFPD.

11/8/17 Thank you to the community for passing 5A!!

11/6/17 Notice of 3 or more Board of Directors present at the "Election Watch Party" on Nov. 7th @ Back East Bar and Grill from 5:30-7:30 pm.

10/26/17 Notice of Public Hearing
November 15, 2017, 6:30 pm, located at fire station 1 18650 Hwy 105. Public comment welcome on proposal of the 2018 budget.

10/17/17 TLMFPD Administrative offices move to 16055 Old Forest Point, suite 103 November 1, 2017.

10/10/17 Notice of Public Hearings (2)
October 25, 2017, 6:30 pm, located at Fire Station 1, 18650 Hwy 105, Monument, CO 80132. Public comment welcome on the proposed inclusion and the proposed 2017 Amended Budget. 

1. Proposed inclusion of real property, for Lot 9, Forest View Estates IV, County of El Paso, State of Colorado.
2. 2017 Amended Budget Hearing. 

10/2/17 October is Fire Prevention Month. This years theme is "2 Ways Out." Crews will be conducting fire safety talks to pre schoolers through 1st grade in the school district.

9/27/17 Thank you Palmer Ridge HS, Prairie Winds Elementary and Lewis Palmer Elementary school for "spoiling" our crews in honor of " 1st Responder Appreciation day."

9/7/17 Thank you thank you thank you to Tri-Lakes Women's Club for grant to purchase 3 mannequins for EMS trainings.

8/29/17  We invite the community to visit our fire stations. Station 1, will have an Open House from 11-2p on Sept. 9th. Station 3 will have an open house on Sept 16th from 11-2p. All are invited. Any questions, please call 719-484-0911.
Click here to view flyer

8/25/17- We are hiring!!!! See employment page. 

- MDA Fill the Boot!
Crews will be out in the community Sept.2-4th between the hours of 10-2pm.

8/7/17 - TLMFPD is accepting applications for Firefighter (Entry-level) and EMS/Paramedic

7/11/17 - Mill Levy Public Opinion survey results published

6/28/17 - Board approves move of TLMFPD Administrative offices for 2018.

6/28/17 - Mill Levy taskforce makes recommendation to TLMFPD Board of Directors.

6/22/17 - Lockridge Dr followup

6/14/17 - 20120 Lockridge Dr press release

5/25/17- Welcome and congratulations!

5/21/17 - Proposed mill levy calculations