West Metro Command / Support

Front-line Command / Support

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

DISTRICT 1 CHIEF

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(C-105) 2014 Ford Expedition 4×4, located at Station 16 and oversees Stations 1, 2, 5, 6, 16, and 17.

DISTRICT 2 CHIEF

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(C-124) 2018 Ford F-150 4×4, located at Station 8 and oversees Stations 3, 4, 7, 8, and 9.

DISTRICT 3 CHIEF

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(C-140) 2018 Ford F-150 4×4 XL, located at Station 14 and oversees Stations 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15.

SAM 1

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(Safety & Medical) (C-139) 2018 Ford F-150 XL 4×4, located at Station 1.

SAM 2

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(Safety & Medical) (C-151) 2019 Ford F-250 4×4, located at Station 10.

Administration

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Administration is located at 433 S. Allison Parkway. The Command Staff is headquartered at this station and is home to the Jefferson County Communications Center Authority (Jeffcom)

Administrative Command

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

CHIEF 1

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(C-142) 2018 Ford Explorer – Police Interceptor Utility

CHIEF 2

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(Deputy Chief of Operations) (C-138) 2018 Chevy Tahoe 4×4.

The Operations Division is the largest division in the district, responsible for Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Special Teams, and Training.

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DEPUTY CHIEF of STAFF

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(Deputy Chief of Staff) (C-148) 2018 Ford Explorer 4×4 – Police Interceptor Utility

DEPUTY CHIEF of ADMINISTRATION

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(Deputy Chief of  Administration) (C-144) 2018 Ford Explorer – Police Interceptor Utility

DEPUTY CHIEF of LIFE SAFETY

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(Deputy Chief of Life Safety / Fire Marshal) (C-143) 2018 Ford Explorer – Police Interceptor Utility

DIVISION CHIEF

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(CO-TF1 Program Manager)

Operations Division

The Operations Division is the largest division in the district, responsible for Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Special Teams, and Training.

TRAINING DIVISION CHIEF

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(Training Division Chief) (C-147) 2007 Ford Explorer

EMS DIVISION CHIEF

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(EMS Division Chief) (C-149) 2018 Ford Explorer – Police Interceptor Utility

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SPECIAL OPS & EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION CHIEF

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(Spec Ops & EM) (C-000)

WILDLAND DEPLOYMENT

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(Transport / Deployment) (C-92) 2005 Ford Expedition 4×4. Located at Station 9.

WILDLAND DEPLOYMENT

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(Transport / Deployment) (C-107) 2004 Chevy Tahoe 4×4. Located at Station 9.

WILDLAND DEPLOYMENT

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(Transport / Deployment) (C-109) 2003 Ford Expedition 4×4. Located at Station 9.

WILDLAND DEPLOYMENT

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(Transport / Deployment) (C-110) 2009 Chevy Tahoe 4×4. Located at Station 9.

WILDLAND DEPLOYMENT

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(Courier / Deployment) (C-111) 2009 Chevy Tahoe 4×4. Located at Station 9.

WILDLAND DEPLOYMENT

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(C-112) 2008 Chevy Silverado 2500HD 4×4. Former Swiftwater Rescue 17.

Administration Division

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

SUPPORT SERVICES DIVISION CHIEF

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(Support Services Division Chief) (C-145) 2018 Ford Explorer – Police Interceptor Utility

PIO

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(Public Information Officer) (C-97) 2018 Ford Explorer

Life Safety Division

The Life Safety Division is responsible for code compliance, fire investigations, safety education, the plan review process for all new construction, including modification to existing structures in the district, and permitting special events. 

BUREAU 7

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(Arson) (C-115) 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500HD 4×4. Staffed by the on-duty fire investigator and responds district-wide to most fire calls. Located at Station 10.

BUREAU 8

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(C-114) 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 4×4. Located at Station 8. Staffed by an investigator and Arson K9.

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LIFE SAFETY

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(C-104) 2011 Ford Explorer

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LIFE SAFETY

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(C-117) 2016 Chevy Trax.

LIFE SAFETY

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(C-122) 2016 Chevy Trax.

LIFE SAFETY

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(C-127) 2018 Chevy Cruze.

I.T.

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(Information Technology) Chevy Trax (Drone Support).

I.T.

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(Information Technology) (C-113) 2016 Chevy Express 2500.

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FACILITIES

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(C-73) 1999 Ford F-250 4×4.

ATV 5

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2009 Polaris Ranger UTV on the wildland trailer (2009 Innovative), located at Station 9 and also ran as UTV 9.

Historical Photos

DISTRICT 1 CHIEF

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(C99) 2009 Ford Expedition 4×4, former EMS Captain.

DISTRICT 2 CHIEF

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(C-103) 2011 Ford Expedition 4×4 – Special Service, was located at Station 4.

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DISTRICT 3 CHIEF

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(C-100) 2009 Ford Expedition 4×4. Currently a reserve.

MEDIC 18

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(Event Medic) (A27) Ford E-450 / Lifeline Superliner, former Medic 10.

MEDIC 18

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(Event Medic) (A30) 2005 Ford E-450 (9239) / LifeLine Superliner, former Medic 1 and currently ARM 3.

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MEDIC 19

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(Event Medic) (A28) 2002 Ford E-450 / Life Line Superliner, also ran as Medic 9, Medic 13 & Medic 15.

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MEDIC 20

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Event Medic 20 (A21) Ford E-350 / Lifeline Superliner

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MEDIC 20

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(Event Medic) (A34) 2006 Ford E-450 / Lifeline Superliner

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MEDIC 21

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Event Medic 21 (A24) Ford E-450 / Lifeline Superliner. Former Medic 2.

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ATV 5

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2009 Polaris Ranger UTV, currently UTV 9.

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EVENTS CART

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UTILITY

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MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

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EMS DIVISION

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FIRE INVESTIGATIONS

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TRAINING

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PUBLIC INFORMATION

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EMS SAFETY

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Ford Bronco 4×4.

WILDLAND DEPLOYMENT

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(C-50) 1990 Ford Bronco 4×4, also utility / plow. Became Plow 4 at Station 4.

WILDLAND SUPPORT

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Ford Bronco 4×4.

WILDLAND SUPPORT

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Ford Bronco 4×4.

DEPLOYMENT

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(C-110) 2009 Chevy Tahoe 4×4 LS (Transport / Deployment). Shown here before the updated stripe and graphics.

MEDIC 19

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Event Medic 19 (A47) (Special Events) 2011 Chevy Express G400 / Lifeline Superliner, used for special events, concerts at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Bandimere Speedway and Thunder Valley Motocross Park, located at Station 10.

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