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 including Brighton Fire Protection District.
Northglenn Ambulance/ South Adams County Paramedics is the primary EMS provider to the district.
On April 4th, 2019, South Adams County Fire Department and Adams County Fire Rescue entered into an intergovernmental agreement to begin working towards integrating into a single department. They began incorporate their day to day operations starting with mixing parts of their administrative and operations through 2019. The merger would have created a single organization called South Adams County Fire Protection District with the consolidation being completely by 2020. On September 21st, 2019, it was announced that the merger would no longer move forward and that each agency would continue to operate independently.
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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