Louisville Fire Protection District, covering 15.5 square miles in Boulder County including the areas of Autumn Ridge, Bella Vista, Centaurus, Coal Creek Ranch, Colorado Technological Center, Cooper Ridge, Cottonwood Park, Cowdrey Reservoir, Davidson Mesa Open Space, Dogwood, Dutch Creek, Fireside, Harper Lake, Hecla Lake, Heritage, Indian Peaks, Lake Park, Leon Wurl Wildlife Sanctuary, Louisville Reservoir, Miner’s Field, Monarch, Murdock Park, Rock Creek, Saddleback, Village Square & Warembourg.
In 1885, the first known fire companies were established in Louisville to support the various local coal mines: Louisville Hook & Ladder No. 1 Company in formed 1887 and the Welch Mine & Welch Hose Company provided fire suppression to the town until around 1895, and later in the same year trustees approved a local ordinance to create Louisville Fire Department.
Louisville Fire Protection District has an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with Rocky Mountain Fire Protection District, a partnership until 2020 that allows the sharing of personnel, medical calls and fire equipment.
Louisville Fire Protection District is part of Boulder County Hazmat Authority.
Louisville Fire Protection District is dispatched by Boulder County Communications.