The risk of Wildland fire in La Plata County is very high. La Plata County, Colorado is home to 46,468 residents and is situated in the southwest corner of Colorado. The county encompasses 1,692 square miles with 1.08 million acres, and is a region with stunning landscapes ranging from high alpine peaks and meadows in the north to arid plateaus, sage plains and mesas in the south.
Emergency Communication Resources
La Plata County Resources
Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS)
Southern Ute Indian Tribe
Durango Fire Protection District
Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Department
Los Pinos Fire
Upper Pine River Fire Protection District
La Plata County Emergency
Wildfire Adapted Partnership
Wildfire Adapted Partnership (WAP) inspires, educates and enables individuals and communities to protect lives and property from wildfire.
Wildfire Information & Assistance, Home Assessments for Defensible Space or Home Hardening.