4800 West 92nd Avenue Westminster, CO 80031
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Founded in 1934 as a one-station, volunteer department, the Westminster Fire Department has grown to over 130 career firefighters, paramedics and support staff who serve the city from six fire stations and the Public Safety Center. Like our Westminster Fire Department fan page on Facebook!
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:
Free, Installed Alarms for 80030 -- the Red Cross will be installing free smoke alarms in Westminster homes in the 80030 ZIP code area on March 21, April 11, April 18, May 9, June 13 and June 20. Teams of Red Cross volunteers will be out-and-about in neighborhoods, knocking on doors and offering to install smoke alarms. This program is part of the Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness Campaign (HFPC) and Westminster Fire Department is teaming up with them to help. If you live in the area, keep an eye out for this great service! If you’d like to volunteer or have questions contact HFPCdenver@redcross.org.
Fire Station 5 Annual Open House May 2 -- Firefighters, food and fun at Fire Station 5, 10100 Garland St., from noon – 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 2! Bring the family to see the fire engines and ambulances, play some games, grab some grub, take a cruise on the vintage fire truck and more at this neighborhood gathering. Free! Call 303-658-4505 for more information.
Blazing Bullets Race for Public Safety on May 30 -- The Blazing Bullets Trail Run is Saturday, May 30th, 8 a.m. starting at Christopher Fields, 5875 West 104th Avenue. This fun family event benefits the Westminster Public Safety Recognition Foundation. Firefighters and Police officers join in on the fun which includes a Police K9 demonstration, Kiddie Combat Challenge, music performed by Hazel Miller, booths, goodie bags, t-shirts, and more. Choose to run or walk the 5K course or run the 10K course. $30 if registered by May 22nd; $35 May 23rd through 7:30 a.m. on race day. Go to www.wpsrf.org for on-line registration, to print a registration form and for more information.
Firefighter Jeff Heineman has compiled and published "Westminster Fire Department 1934-2014, 80 Years of Service." The hardcover book is $40 and available at Fire Administration (9110 Yates St.), or by contacting Jeff at 720-530-6974 or Jeffheineman@msn.com.
Every year fires start because of faulty products. One way to be safe is to stay apprised of recalls through the public notices by UL and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.
9110 Yates St., Westminster, CO 80031
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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