Wescott Fire Protection District

Wescott Fire Protection District (Donald Wescott), formed in 1981 covering 12 square miles in El Paso & Douglas Counties (Colorado) including the areas of Aspen Woods, Benet Pines, Black Forest Camp & Conference Area, Chaparral Hills, Crane, Dancing Wolf, Donala, Falcons Nest, Flying Horse, Fox Pines, Fox Run Regional Park, Gleneagle Estates, High Forest Ranch, Kingswood, Littlefield, Northern Colorado Springs, Old Ranch, Overlook Estates, Pleasant View Estates, Pulpit Rock Park, Robinson, Rolling Ridge Rancheros, Rosholt Retreat, Spring Valley, Stagecoach Springs Estates, Struthers Ranch, Sun Hills, Tall Pine Estates, Walden & Yorkshire Estates. (FDID #04127) El Paso County Number Series: 500

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.

The Tri-Lakes Monument Fire District and Wescott Fire District signed a contract for services agreement on December 8, 2022, initiating the unification process between both departments and their respective board members. The command staff for TLMFD oversees both agencies with the agreement.

The Tri-Lakes Monument Fire District and Donald-Wescott Fire District signed a contract for services agreement on December 8th, 2021, initiating the unification process between both departments. On July 30th, 2022 at 11:22 am, both departments officially merged into the Monument Fire Protection District. To view the event go to Monument Station 1 Grand Reopening / Merging Ceremony.

Donald 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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