South Adams County Fire Department (SACFD), covering 75 square miles in Adams County including the areas of Adams City, Aurora, Buffalo Run, Commerce City, Derby, Dupont, Fairfax Park, Fuller Estates, Hazeltine Heights, Henderson, Irondale, Landmark, Mile High Flea Market, Mile High Greyhound Park, North Range, Parkside, Potomac Farms, Prairie Gateway Open Space, Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge, Rocky Mountain Speedway, Rose Hill, Reunion, River Run, Sand Creek, Sable, Second Creek, Southlawn & Turnberry.
South Adams County Fire Department started out in 1942 as the South Adams County Volunteer Fire Department.
South Adams County Fire Department is part of the North Area Technical Rescue Team.
South Adams County Fire District is dispatched by Adcom 911.
South Adams County Fire Department Auto-Aid (Automatic-Aid) agreement with: Adams County Fire Rescue (2005), Federal Heights Fire Department, Thornton Fire Department. and the North Area Automatic Aid Agreement in 2019.
South Adams County Paramedics / Northglenn Ambulance is the primary EMS provider to the district.
On April 4th, 2019 South Adams County Fire Department and the Adams County Fire Rescue 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.
South Adams County Fire Department and the Adams County Fire Rescue 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 21 – Adams City
Station 22 – Rose Hill
Station 23 – Commerce City
Station 24 – Irondale
Station 25 – Commerce City
Station 26 – Potomac Farms
Station 27 – River Run
Station 28 – Reunion
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