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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

January 2017 Fire Department Call Statistics

Major Incident Types
Number of Incidents
Percentage of Total
Fires 4 3.88%
Overpressure rupture 2 1.94%
Rescue & Emergency Medical Services 52 50.94%
Hazardous Conditions (No Fire) 5 4.85%
Service Call 8 7.77%
Good Intent Call 22 21.36%
False Alarm & False Call 10 9.71%
Severe Weather Related Call 0 0%
Special Incident Type 0 0%
Total Incidents 103 100%

Incidents by Location

Clear Creek Canyon 5 4.85%
District #1 (North end) 45 43.69%
District #2 (South end) 51 49.51%
Gaming Related Call 1 0.97%
Other Outside of City 0 0%

Other Statistics

Automatic Aid Received 3
Automatic Aid Given 0
Mutual Aid Received 0
Mutual Aid Given 0
Average Response Time 5:17 mins.
Average Total Time per Call 33:06 mins.
Average Number of Firefighters per Incident 5
Total Dollar Loss for September $10,000
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 was named after Thomas L. Golden,
a gold prospector who arrived in Jefferson County in 1858.

Additional Resources

City of Golden, Colorado
COG Mesa