Red, White & Blue fire district officials decline to comment on reason for closure of Station 4 in Breckenridge

Red, White & Blue Fire Protection District Station 4 is pictured on Friday, Sept. 22, off Colorado Highway 9 in Breckenridge.
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Red, White & Blue Fire Protection District has temporarily closed Station 4 on Colorado Highway 9 near Tiger Road in Breckenridge but fire district officials won’t say why.

Red, White & Blue public information officer Amanda Seidler confirmed the closure of the station Wednesday, Sept. 20, in an email that said the station has been temporarily closed “in an abundance of caution” as the district evaluates “certain matters.”

The fire district did not respond to an emailed list of questions including what caused the closure and how long it is expected to last.

“Unfortunately, we have been advised by our legal counsel that because the matter involves legal issues, we cannot comment any further at this time,” Red, White & Blue Deputy Chief of Operations Drew Hoehn said in an email on Thursday. “We will be happy to provide greater detail once we have come to a resolution.”

Red, White & Blue remains committed to providing safe and effective service during the station closure, Seidler said.

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