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Westminster Fire Department

Welcome to the Westminster Fire Department

The Westminster Fire Department responds to almost 10,000 calls a year. About 70 percent are medical calls. The remainder of calls include response to fires, alarms, hazardous materials, rescues (water, technical, etc.) and public assists. Response time is typically under 6 minutes. For more information and statistics, please view our annual report.

Founded in 1934 as a one-station, volunteer department, the Westminster Fire Department has grown to over 135 career firefighters, paramedics and support staff who serve the city from six fire stations and the Public Safety Center. Like our Westminster Fire Department page on Facebook!

Community Events

The Westminster Fire Department participates in many community events to actively promote fire and life safety and to support charitable causes. Here's what's coming soon:

Fire Chief Ale Chili Cook Off Events

March 21 - Fire Chief Ale Green Chili Cook-off

Join the Westminster Fire Department on Tuesday, March 21st at the Promenade Rock Bottom located at 10633 Westminster Blvd. Fire Crews will concoct some spicy green chili and for a small donation you can taste all of the entries and vote for the one you'd like to win. There will also be a silent auction, and the Lego fire station drawing winner from the February Fire Chief Ale tapping events will be announced at 8 p.m. as well as the winners for the Green Chili Cook-off

 March 28 - Fire Chief Ale Red Chili Cook-off

Join the Westminster Fire Department on Tuesday, March 28th at the Orchard Rock Bottom located at 14694 Orchard Pkwy #400. Fire Crews will concoct some spicy green chili and for a small donation you can taste all of the entries and vote for the one you'd like to win. There will also be a silent auction, and the Lego fire station drawing winner from the February Fire Chief Ale tapping events will be announced at 8 p.m. as well as the winners for the Green Chili Cook-off

Safety Tips

It’s a Good Time to Check Your Carbon Monoxide Detectors and Gas Appliances

On January 5, Westminster Firefighters responded to a carbon monoxide leak at a residence. One of the family of five that lives at the home woke up feeling ill and decided to call 911 to have firefighters check on the situation. Firefighters arrived and found significantly elevated levels of carbon monoxide throughout the home and sensors showed that each of the family members had been exposed, with elevated blood levels as well. The release of the poisonous gas was attributed to a faulty hot water heater and furnace, but firefighters also found the carbon monoxide detectors that were in the house were not functioning either. Had the person not awoken feeling ill, the outcome of this story could have been much more tragic. However, all family members were evaluated at a hospital and came away unharmed.

 

This story serves as a reminder that during the colder months of the year it is imperative to inspect both the carbon monoxide detectors and the appliances in your home that utilize natural gas. Carbon monoxide is an odorless and colorless gas that often goes undetected if alarms are not in place. Most carbon monoxide detectors have a “test” function that is a quick and easy way to make sure they are working properly. Click here for additional carbon monoxide safety tips provided by the National Fire Protection Association.

  

Contact Us

9110 Yates St., Westminster, CO 80031
Dial 911 in an emergency
Fire Administration: 303-658-4500
Administration offices are open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Thursday.
After hours, non-emergency number: 303-658-4360
fire@cityofwestminster.us

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