Wescott Fire Protection District (Donald Westcott), formed in 1981 covering 12 square miles in El Paso & Douglas Counties including the towns, cities and areas of Black Forest Camp & Conference Area, Chaparral Hills, Crane, Dancing Wolf, Falcons Nest, Flying Horse, Fox Pines, Fox Run Regional Park, Gleneagle Estates, Kingswood, Northern Colorado Springs, Overlook Estates, Pleasant View Estates, Pulpit Rock Park, Rolling Ridge Rancheros, Rosholt Retreat, Spring Valley, Stagecoach Springs Estates, Struthers Ranch, Sun Hills, Tall Pine Estates, Walden & Yorkshire Estates.
The department began as the El Paso County Fire Department in 1972 until 1981, changed to the Donald Wescott Fire Protection District (DWFPD), to honor Donald Wescott, a firefighter killed in the line of duty while fighting an apartment fire at the Yorkshire Apartments in May of 1976.
Wescott Fire Protection District is dispatched by El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center.
Station 1 – Gleneagle
Station 2 – Shamrock Ranch
Station 3 – Sun Hills
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