The Colorado State Forest Service is a lead agency in the San Luis Valley that provides wildfire education and mitigation assistance to private landowners.
The Colorado State Forest Service is a lead agency in the San Luis Valley that provides wildfire education and mitigation assistance to private landowners. The Alamosa District offers technical assistance and outreach related to home and community protection from wildfires.
Please contact our office if you or your subdivision would like educational materials, defensible space consultation or a FireWise presentation.
The Alamosa District has a FireWise kiosk available for display. Call our office at (719) 587-0915 to see where it is currently being housed.
You may also want to visit the FireWise website.
Valley Fire Departments offer Incident Command System (ICS) classes periodically.
Trinidad State Junior College, Valley Campus, 1011 Main, Alamosa, offers fire science classes and credits through the Wildfire Academy. Call (800) 411-8382 or (719) 589-7000.
Adams State University also offers classes.
Individual county offices of Emergency Management host ICS classes.
The Colorado Wildland Fire & Incident Management Academy offers classes each winter (January) and each summer (June) at various locations in Colorado. Requirements and nomination forms are required for all classes.
Learn more about becoming a wildland firefighter,