It is the duty of the Fire District to conduct yearly inspections of commercial buildings and other buildings open to the public, within the Fire District, in order to ensure the safety of the people who visit or work in those structures. These inspections are conducted in accordance with the adopted version of the International Fire Code, 2006 edition. A copy of this fire code can be purchased at the Chaffee County Building Department or at If you need an inspection, or would like to identify potential problems, please contact Inspector Welch by email at or phone at (719) 395-6545.