Welcome to the the Sterling Rural Fire Protection District. Our district is comprised of the fire departments from Sterling and Merino, Colorado. The district covers an area of approx 650 square miles of Logan County, including the towns of Sterling, Merino, Atwood, Padroni, and Iliff.
Founded in 1947, the Sterling Rural Fire Protection District is committed to honoring the past while pushing toward the future
Governor Jared Polis has issued an Executive Order pertaining to outside burning. It is in effect for 30 days beginning August 19, 2020. The order can be read in its entirety below.