South Metro Command / Support

HEADQUARTERS “Mineral” – Centennial

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South Metro Fire Rescue Headquarters is located at 9195 E. Mineral Avenue.

South Metro Fire Rescue is comprised of 5 Divisions that are primarily based out of the South Metro Fire Rescue Headquarters. Each division is overseen by an Assistant Chief and broken down into individual bureaus based on their services which include various support units. 

Front-line Command / Support

These Operations Bureau units within the Emergency Services Division are staffed daily like front-line apparatus and regularly respond to calls from fire stations.

DISTRICT 1

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(SM2203) 2020 Ford F-150 Police Responder / South Metro Fleet Services Bureau.

District 1 is located at Station 34, serves as the shift commander overseeing all 5 fire battalions and MED 1. District 1 acts as the 6th battalion chief, responding to incidents as the initial incident commander.

Photo courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

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Photo courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

BATTALION 1

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(SM2324) 2015 Ford F-150. Former Littleton Fire Rescue (Colorado) Quick 12.

Battalion 1 is located at Station 16 and oversees Stations 16, 18, 19, 36, 39, and 40.

BATTALION 2

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM2325) 2017 Ford F-150 XL 4×4 – Special Service Vehicle. Former Littleton Fire Rescue (Colorado) Training.

Battalion 2 oversees Stations 11, 12, 13, 15, 17, and 20, based at Station 12.

BATTALION 3

Photo courtesy of Nate Siebert

(SM1114) Ford F-150 Police Responder / South Metro Fleet Services Bureau.

Battalion 3 is located at Station 32 and oversees Stations 14, 32, 33, 34, 37, and 38.

Photo courtesy of Matthew Assell

BATTALION 4

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(SM2202) 2020 Ford F-150 Police Responder / South Metro Fleet Services Bureau.

Battalion 4 is located at Station 41 and oversees Stations 41, 43, 44, 45, 46, and 47.

BATTALION 5

Photo courtesy of Peter Reichardt

(SM2323) 2015 Ford F-150. Former Littleton Fire Rescue (Colorado) Battalion 10.

Battalion 5 is located at Station 22 and oversees Stations 21, 22, 23, 31, 35, and 42.

Photo courtesy of Peter Reichardt

MED 1

Ethan Dunlop Photo ©

(EMS Bureau District Supervisor) (SM2206) 2021 Ford F-150 XL 4×4 – Police Responder / Upfitted by SMFR Fleet Services.

Med 1 is located at Station 34.

SAFETY 18

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(SM2207) 2021 Ford F-150 XL 4×4 – Police Responder.

Safety 18 is located at Station 18 and is a dedicated Incident Safety Officer.

SAFETY 35

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(SM2205) 2020 Ford F-150 4×4 – Police Responder.

Safety 35 is located at Station 35 and is a dedicated Incident Safety Officer.

Administrative Command

These are administrative units and typically do not regularly respond to calls.

Executive Team

CHIEF 1

Photo courtesy of Matthew Assell

(SM1111) 2017 Chevy Tahoe (Chief of Department).

Photo courtesy of Matthew Assell

OPS 1

Photo courtesy of Matthew Assell

(Assistant Chief of the Emergency Services Division) 2020 Chevy Tahoe 4×4.

SUPPORT 1

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(Assistant Chief of Support Services) (SUP1) 2020 Ford Expedition 4×4.

GOV 1

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(Assistant Chief of Business Services) (EFM025) 2020 Ford Explorer 4×4.

ADMIN 1

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(Assistant Chief of the Employee Services Division) 2020 Chevy Tahoe 4×4. Former Logistics 1.

PIO 1

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(Chief Communications Officer) 2020 Ford Expedition 4×4. 

CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER

Photo courtesy of Matthew Assell

2020 Ford Expedition Max 4×4. Chief Finance Officer oversees the Finance Division.

Emergency Services Division

The Emergency Services Division is responsible for daily operations of emergency services and oversees the Operations Bureau (including Emergency Management), Emergency Medical Services Bureau, Training Bureau, and South Metro Fire Emergency Communications.

Operations Bureau

OPS 10

Photo courtesy of Matthew Assell

(Operations Division Chief) 2020 Chevy Tahoe 4×4. 

Photo courtesy of Matthew Assell

SPECIAL OPS 10

Photo Courtesy of Nate Siebert

2020 Ford F-150 4×4 – Special Service. Special Ops 10 is the Special Operations Bureau Chief.

Photo Courtesy of Nate Siebert

WILDLAND UTILITY 20

Photo courtesy of Nate Siebert

(SM2371) 2009 Chevy Silverado 4×4. Former Wildland Utility 18. Located at Station 20.

Photo courtesy of Nate Siebert

Photo courtesy of Nate Siebert

WILDLAND UTILITY 39

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(SM1112) 2017 Ram 2500 4×4. Located at Station 39.

WILDLAND UTILITY 41

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(SM1113) 2017 Ram 2500 4×4. Located at Station 41.

Charles Broshous Photo ©

UTILITY 46

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM1566) 2008 Ford F-550 4×4 Super Duty. Located at Station 46. Tows Foam Trailer 46.

OEM 10

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2017 Ford Expedition 4×4. Former Admin 1.

EMS 10

Photo courtesy of Matthew Assell

(Division Chief of EMS) 2020 Chevy Tahoe 4×4.

ARM 37

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(Advanced Resource Medic) (SM7072) 2021 Ford Explorer 4×4 – Police Interceptor Utility.

SAFETY 10

Photo courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

(Division Chief of Safety & Training) (SM2268) 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 4×4 Z71.

SAFETY 11

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(EFM093) 2020 Ford F-150 4×4 – Special Service Vehicle. Safety 11 is the Captain assigned to the Joint Services Facility Training Center in Parker.

SAFETY 12

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(EFM094) 2020 Ford F-150 XL 4×4 – Special Service Series

Safety 12 is the Lieutenant assigned to the Troy S. Jackson Training Center in Englewood.

SAFETY / TRAINING

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(SM1137) 2008 Ford F-250 4×4 (Training Bureau).

TRAINING 13

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(EFM085) Ford F-150 XL 4×4 – Special Service Series

TRAINING

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(EFM066) 2020 Ford Escape (Training Bureau).

Incident Dispatch Team

IDT 10

Kyler Hewes Photo ©

(SM1109) 2020 Chevy Tahoe 4×4. Emergency Communications Operations Manager.

IDT 11

Kyler Hewes Photo ©

(EFM077) 2020 Chevy Tahoe 4×4. Emergency Communications Assistant Supervisor.

Photo courtesy of Nate Siebert

IDT 2

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(SM2271) 2014 Ram 5500 4×4 / Maintainer Custom Bodies (M239) Mobile Tactical Communications Unit (12′ walk-around) featuring ground control ToughSat 1.2M satellite, a spot weather system with mast, fully enclosed slide-out workstation, and dual Honda EU200i generators on slide-out.

Business Services Division

The Business Services Division is responsible for governmental connectivity and oversees Finance (including Logistics), Fire Marshal’s Office, Strategic Services, and Risk Management.

LOGISTICS 10

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(EFM069) 2020 Ford Escape. Logistics 10 is the Logistics Bureau Manager.

LOGISTICS

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM1671) 2016 Ford F-350 4×4 Super Duty – Special Service Vehicle.

LOGISTICS

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(EFM095) 2019 Ford F-250 4×4 – Special Service Vehicle.

LOGISTICS

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(EFM027) 2016 Ford Transit 250.

Fire Prevention Bureau

BUREAU 10

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(EFM) 2020 Ford Expedition 4×4 SSV

BUREAU 11

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(EFM) 2020 Ford F-150 XL 4×4 – Special Service Series

BUREAU 12

Photo Courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

(EFM) 2020 Ford F-150 XL 4×4 – Special Service Series

BUREAU 13

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(EFM) 2020 Ford F-150 XL 4×4 – Special Service Series

BUREAU 21

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(EFM) 2020 Ford F-150 XL 4×4 – Special Service Series

BUREAU 22

Photo courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

(EFM) 2020 Ford F-150 XL 4×4 – Special Service Series

BUREAU 23

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(EFM) 2020 Ford F-150 XL 4×4 – Special Service Series

ON-CALL BUREAU

Photo courtesy of Nate Siebert

(EFM) 2020 Ford F-150 XL 4×4 – Special Service Series This is the On-Call Investigator.

BUREAU

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM1331) Ford Explorer 4×4. Assigned to the Office of the Fire Marshal.

CODE COMPLIANCE

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(EFM040) 2020 Ford Escape. Assigned to Code Compliance (Fire Marshal’s Office).

CODE COMPLIANCE

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(EFM044) 2020 Ford Escape. Assigned to Code Compliance (Fire Marshal’s Office).

CODE COMPLIANCE

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(EFM046) 2020 Ford Escape. Assigned to Code Compliance (Fire Marshal’s Office).

Employee Services Division

The Employee Services Division is responsible for the services for the health and well-being of district employees. The Employee Services Division oversees Human Resources, Wellness (including Peer Support and Chaplaincy), and Professional Development.

WELLNESS

Photo courtesy of Ethan Dunlop

(EFM064) Ford F-150 XL 4×4 – Special Service Series

Executive Communications Team

The Executive Communications Team oversees the Public Information Office and the Community Risk Reduction Services.

PIO 10

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(SM1110) 2015 Ford F-150 4×4 Crew Cab. Former IDT 1. PIO 10 is a full-time Public Information Officer.

Kyler Hewes Photo ©

PIO 11

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(SM1674) 2017 Ford 4×4 Police Interceptor Utility. PIO 11 is a full-time Public Information Officer.

PIO 13

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM1305) 2017 Ford Explorer 4×4. PIO 13 is a part-time Public Information Officer.

Historical Photos

Front-line Command / Support

BATTALION CHIEF 32

Rick Luebke Photo ©

(239) Chevy Suburban 4×4.

Rick Luebke Photo ©

BATTALION CHIEF 33

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Chevy Suburban 4×4.

BATTALION CHIEF 33

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Chevy Suburban 4×4.

EMS SUPERVISOR

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Chevy Tahoe 4×4.

BATTALION 34

Kyler Hewes Photo ©

(2200) Ford F-150 4×4 XLT. Became District 3.

BATTALION 32

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(2267) 2016 Ford F-150 4×4 XLT. Became Battalion 3.

Kyler Hewes Photo ©

BATTALION 41

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(2201) Ford F-150 4×4 XLT Super Duty. Became Battalion 4.

DISTRICT 3

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM2200) Ford F-150 4×4 XLT. Former Battalion 34 and became District 1.

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

SAFETY

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(1105) 2014 Ford F-350 4×4 SSV.

MED 1

Kyler Hewes Photo ©

(SM1370) Ford F-250 4×4 SSV. Former Littleton Fire Rescue (Colorado) SAM 10.

Kyler Hewes Photo ©

DISTRICT 1

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM2200) 2015 Ford F-150 4×4 XLT. Former District 3.

BATTALION 4

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM2201) 2015 Ford F-150 4×4 XLT Super Duty. Former Battalion 41.

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

SAFETY 35

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM1106) 2015 Ford F-350 4×4 XLT Super Duty.

BATTALION 3

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM2267) 2016 Ford F-150 4×4 XLT Crew Cab. Former Battalion 32.

Kyler Hewes Photo ©

SAFETY 35

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(SM2340) 2015 Ford F-150 4×4 SSV (Safety Officer).

SAFETY 18

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM1131) 2013 Ford F-350 Special Service Vehicle.

MED 1

Photo courtesy of Nate Siebert

(EMS Bureau District Supervisor) (SM2322) 2015 Ford Expedition 4×4 SSV. Former Littleton Fire Rescue (Colorado) Battalion 1. Med 1 was located at Station 34.

Charles Broshous Photo ©

MED 1

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(EMS Bureau District Supervisor) (SM2206) 2021 Ford F-150 4×4 XL – Police Responder / Upfitted by SMFR Fleet Services.

Med 1 was located at Station 34. (Pictured prior to the addition to lighting package and ram bar)

Administrative

ADMIN 1

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2017 Ford Expedition 4×4. Assistant Chief of the Employee Services Division. Former OPS 1.

Emergency Services Division

WILDLAND COMMAND

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Dodge Dakota 4×4.

TRAINING 7

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Chevy Silverado 4×4.

CHIEF 61

Rick Luebke Photo ©

(2667) 2014 Ford Expedition 4×4 SSV.

COMMAND 3

Dennis Maag Photo ©

2005 Freightliner Columbia / MBF PS (South Metro / MetCom / Greenwood Village Police Department Mobile Command Communications Unit), shown here without the MetCom logo. This is now maintained and used exclusively by.

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Dennis Maag Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Kyler Hewes Photo ©

Shown here with the updated logos.

SPECIAL OPS 3

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM1104) 2015 Ford F-350 4×4 SSV.

IDT 4

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(SM1104) Chevy Tahoe 4×4.

ON-CALL IDT

Photo courtesy of Nate Siebert

(SM1222) 2009 Chevy Tahoe 4×4. Former IDT 11. This was the On-Call vehicle used by IDT members (IDT 30 – 39).

SPECIAL OPS 10

Photo courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

(SM2667) 2014 Ford Excursion 4×4. Former Cunningham Fire Rescue (Colorado) Battalion 6. Special Ops 10 was the Special Operations Bureau Chief. Special Operations are now overseen by Ops 11.

OEM 1

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(SM1669) 2016 Ford Expedition 4×4 SSV. OEM 1 was the Assistant Chief of the Community Services Division. This position was retired after Chief Rhodes retired in 2020.

EMS UTILITY

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(EFM022) Ford 4×4 Police Interceptor Utility. Assigned to EMS Bureau.

SAFETY 11

Kyler Hewes Photo ©

(SM1654) 2008 Ford F-250 SSV. Moved to Reserve Status.

SAFETY 12

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(SM1173) 2008 Ford F-250 4×4. Training Bureau.

SAFETY 12

Photo courtesy of Nate Siebert

(EFM094) 2020 Ford F-150 4×4 SSV. Shown with the older yellow graphics.

SAFETY 35

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM2205) 2020 Ford F-150 4×4 – Police Responder. Shown with the older yellow graphics.

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

Ethan Dunlop Photo ©

DECON 10

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM1310) Chevy Tahoe 4×4. This unit was used for COVID-19 apparatus decontamination.

WILDLAND UTILITY 18

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM2371) 2009 Chevy Silverado 4×4 2500HD. Former Littleton Fire Rescue (Colorado) Wildland Utility and became Wildland Utility 20.

OEM 10

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(SM1341) 2017 Ford Explorer 4×4. Emergency Management Bureau.

DISTRICT CHIEF 10

Photo courtesy of Matthew Assell

2020 Chevy Tahoe 4×4. District Chief of the Operations Bureau. Became OPS 10.

Photo courtesy of Matthew Assell

Support Services Division

SUPPORT 1

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2020 Ford Expedition 4×4. Support 1 is the Assistant Chief of the Support Services Division.

SUPPORT SERVICES

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(EFM027) Ford Transit.

Business Services Division

LOGISTICS 1

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(SM1103) 2014 Ford Expedition 4×4 SSV. Logistics 1 was the Assistant Chief of the Support Services Division.

BUREAU 21

Photo courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

(SM1311) 2015 Ford F-150 4×4 XL Crew Cab.

BUREAU 22

Kyler Hewes Photo ©

(SM1318) 2015 Ford F-150 4×4 XL Crew Cab.

BUREAU 23

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(SM1100) 2015 Ford F-350 4×4.

ON-CALL BUREAU

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(SM1174) 2013 Ford F-250 4×4.

BUREAU 10

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(SM1220) 2013 Ford Explorer 4×4.

BUREAU 11

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

(EFM031) 2015 Ford F-150 4×4 SSV.

Employee Services Division

ADMIN 1

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2017 Ford Expedition 4×4. Assistant Chief of the Employee Services Division. Former OPS 1.

Executive Communications Team

PIO 11

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(1221) Chevy Tahoe 4×4.

PIO 13

Photo Courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue

Dodge Durango 4×4. PIO 13 is a part-time Public Information Officer.