Our Story

We Provide Fire & Medical emergency Services

Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, our district is situated just a little over 40 miles west of the bustling city of Colorado Springs. Surrounded by natural beauty and breathtaking landscapes, our community is located in the South East corner of Park County, covering an area of 250 square miles. The vast majority of our district is comprised of the Pike National Forest, which provides an abundance of recreational activities for locals and visitors alike.

At the heart of our community is our dedicated team of firefighters, led by a paid chief and supported by over 20 volunteers. Our team is committed to serving our community with pride and excellence, and we are always ready to lend a helping hand to our neighboring communities when called upon.

Why Choose Us

Our Expert Security

Our district boasts state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, ensuring that we can respond quickly and effectively to any emergency situation. We constantly strive to improve our skills and knowledge through regular training and drills, and we work closely with other local emergency services to ensure that we are always ready to handle any situation that may arise.

Whether it’s fighting a raging wildfire, responding to a medical emergency, or rescuing a stranded hiker, our team is always ready to go above and beyond to serve our community. We are proud to call this beautiful area home, and we are honored to serve and protect those who live and visit here.

Expert FIRE Team

Our Board of Directors

Susan Bynes

Board Chair

Thomas Hopkins


Bill Boles


Jay Lorenzen


Lisa Karlin


Our Fire Chief & Administration

Susan Bernstetter

Fire Chief

Denise Kelly


Fire Protection District of 250 square miles

Lake George Fire Protection District (LGFPD) is a vital firefighting service that covers a vast area of 250 square miles in Park County, Colorado. This district encompasses many regions and landmarks, including the stunning Badger Mountain, Badger Spring, Bearcat Mines, Beaver Dam Creek, Bradley Peak, Brookside-McCurdy Trail, Camp Alexander, China Wall, Eleven Mile Canyon Reservoir State Park, Eleven Mile Village, Fish Creek, Hankins Pass, Happy Meadows, Pilot Peak, Pike National Forest, Plate Springs, Puma Hills, Rimrock, Sledge Hammer Gulch, South Platte Canyon, Spinney Mountain Reservoir, Spruce Grove, Tappan Mountain, Tarryall, Tarryall Reservoir, Thorpe, Twin Creek, Twin Eagles, and Wagon Tongue.

The LGFPD is a highly trained and skilled team of firefighters and emergency responders who are dedicated to protecting the people and properties in their coverage area. They work tirelessly to prevent and contain wildfires, respond to medical emergencies, and provide assistance during natural disasters. With their state-of-the-art equipment and advanced training, the LGFPD is always prepared to handle any emergency situation that comes their way.

The LGFPD’s coverage area is diverse and varied, ranging from rugged mountain terrain to tranquil lakeside communities. They are tasked with protecting some of the most beautiful and pristine natural areas in Colorado, including the Eleven Mile Canyon Reservoir State Park and the Spinney Mountain Reservoir. These areas are not only popular tourist destinations but also critical habitats for a variety of wildlife species.

Despite the challenges of their coverage area, the LGFPD remains committed to their mission of protecting the people and properties in their district. They work closely with other local agencies, including law enforcement and emergency medical services, to ensure a coordinated and effective response to any emergency situation. The LGFPD is a vital part of the Park County community and serves as a shining example of the dedication and bravery of firefighters everywhere.

Join Our Team of Volunteer Firefighters!

We’re excited to invite you to join our team of dedicated volunteer firefighters!