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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

October 2015 Fire Department Call Statistics

Major Incident Types
Number of Incidents
Percentage of Total
Overpressure rupture21.44%
Rescue & Emergency Medical Services7251.80%
Hazardous Conditions (No Fire)53.60%
Service Call1812.95%
Good Intent Call1510.79%
False Alarm & False Call2316.55%
Severe Weather Related Call00%
Special Incident Type00%
Total Incidents139100%

Incidents by Location

Clear Creek Canyon42.88%
District #1 (North end)6949.64%
District #2 (South end)5640.29%
Gaming Related Call64.32%
Other Outside of City42.88%

Other Statistics

Automatic Aid Received0
Automatic Aid Given0
Mutual Aid Received5
Mutual Aid Given1
Average Response Time4:53 mins.
Average Total Time per Call17:97 mins.
Average Number of Firefighters per Incident5
Total Dollar Loss for June$0
Fire Department Services:
Car Seat ChecksAlarm Registration
Community Wildfire Protection PlanFirefighter Member Training
Fire DonationsFire Safety Education Programs
Senior Fire SafetySmoke Signals Newsletter
COG Mesa

 Did You Know?
Golden was originally chosen as the state capital of Colorado in 1862.

Additional Resources

City of Golden, Colorado
COG Mesa