Adams County Fire Rescue

Adams County Fire Rescue (ACFR), formed in 2014 covering 19 square miles in Adams, Denver & Jefferson Counties including the areas of Arvada-East, Berkeley Hills, Berkeley Gardens, Berkeley Village, Cat Lake, City View Heights, Commerce City, Copeland Lake, Coronado Hills, Crown Point, Denver, Dewey Lake, Dewey Reservoir, Elmwood, Fairview, Gordon Lake, Hidden Lake-South, Hodgkins, Jim Baker Reservoir, Northfield, North Valley, Northview, Lake Sangraco, Lowell Ponds State Wildlife Area, Ranum, Rotello Park, Shaw Heights, Sherrelwood, Tennyson Knolls, Twin Lakes, Utah Junction, Valley View, Welby, Western Hills, Westminster & Zuni.

Adams County Fire Rescue was formed by a merger between North Washington Fire Rescue District & Southwest Adams County Fire Protection District in 2014. Both departments were originally formed in 1946.

Adams County Fire Rescue Auto-Aid (Automatic-Aid) agreement with: Federal Heights Fire Department (1991), North Metro Fire Rescue District (1996), Thornton Fire Department (1999), South Adams County Fire Department (2005), Westminster Fire Department (2011), Arvada Fire Protection District (2016), and the North Area Automatic Aid Agreement in 2019. 

Adams County Fire Rescue is part of the North Area Technical Rescue Team.

Adams County Fire Rescue is dispatched by Adcom 911.

On April 4th, 2019 Adams County Fire Rescue and the South Adams County Fire Department started a IGA (Intergovernmental Agreement) to begin the integration period. Some departments moved to incorporate their day to day operations starting with mixing administrative and operations through 2019.

Adams County Fire Rescue and the South Adams County Fire Department announced that they are working on a merger of the two entities into a single organization called South Adams County Fire Protection District, which would of started in 2020, but a decision to no longer move forward with the merge was announced on September 21st, 2019 with each agency operating separately.

Station 11 – Twin Lakes
Station 12 – Hidden Lake
Station 13 – Denver
Station 14 – Welby
Station 15 – Westminster
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