Southern Colorado Interagency Wildland Team

The Southern Colorado (SOCO) Interagency Wildland Team (South Group) was established in 2022 in the southern part of El Paso County (Colorado). El Paso County Number Series: 2600

SOCO is to focus on efficient wildfire response. The SOCO IWT was formed by a group of 6 fire departments surrounding Colorado Springs.

The team consists of volunteer firefighters from each of the 6 departments and will be staffing additional units to cover wildland calls in shorter amount of time.

The departments that participate in the group are: Fort Carson Fire & Emergency Services, Fountain Fire Protection District, Hanover Fire Department, Security Fire Department, Southwestern Highway 115 Fire Protection District and Stratmoor Hills Fire Protection District.