Applications to the 2017 Golden Fire Department Volunteer Academy will be available on the website January 16. The process will close on February 13. Please check back on January 16 for more information regarding the application process. Thank you!

Mission Statement

The Mission of the dedicated professionals of the Golden Fire Department is to enhance the quality of life for the Golden Community through fire and injury prevention, education, and protection of life and property.

Fire Department Services

Non-emergency Services
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
After business hours & weekends

December 2016 Fire Department Call Statistics

Major Incident Types
Number of Incidents
Percentage of Total
Fires 3 2.26%
Overpressure rupture 1 0.75%
Rescue & Emergency Medical Services 61 45.86%
Hazardous Conditions (No Fire) 9 6.77%
Service Call 7 5.26%
Good Intent Call 27 20.30%
False Alarm & False Call 22 16.54%
Severe Weather Related Call 2 1.50%
Special Incident Type 1 0.75%
Total Incidents 133 100%

Incidents by Location

Clear Creek Canyon 3 2.26%
District #1 (North end) 67 50.38%
District #2 (South end) 58 43.61%
Gaming Related Call 1 0.75%
Other Outside of City 4 3.00%

Other Statistics

Automatic Aid Received 1
Automatic Aid Given 0
Mutual Aid Received 0
Mutual Aid Given 1
Average Response Time 5:40 mins.
Average Total Time per Call 22:26 mins.
Average Number of Firefighters per Incident 7
Total Dollar Loss for September $5,600
Fire Department Services:
Car Seat Checks Alarm Registration
Community Wildfire Protection Plan Firefighter Member Training
Fire Donations Fire Safety Education Programs
Senior Fire Safety
COG Mesa

 Golden has 402 acres of open space
and maintains 253 acres of parks right within the city itself.

Additional Resources

City of Golden, Colorado
COG Mesa