The 2017 Golden Volunteer Firefighter Application period has been postponed. Please check back December 1 for more information.

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

September 2016 Fire Department Call Statistics

Major Incident Types
Number of Incidents
Percentage of Total
Fires 5 3.97%
Overpressure rupture 4 3.17%
Rescue & Emergency Medical Services 68 53.97%
Hazardous Conditions (No Fire) 8 6.35%
Service Call 11 8.73%
Good Intent Call 17 13.49%
False Alarm & False Call 13 10.32%
Severe Weather Related Call 0 0%
Special Incident Type 0 0%
Total Incidents 126 100%

Incidents by Location

Clear Creek Canyon 2 1.59%
District #1 (North end) 61 48.41%
District #2 (South end) 50 39.68%
Gaming Related Call 6 47.62%
Other Outside of City 6 47.62%

Other Statistics

Automatic Aid Received 2
Automatic Aid Given 1
Mutual Aid Received 2
Mutual Aid Given 4
Average Response Time 5:03 mins.
Average Number of Firefighters per Incident 4.6.
Total Dollar Loss for September $225,200
Fire Department Services:
Car Seat Checks Alarm Registration
Community Wildfire Protection Plan Firefighter Member Training
Fire Donations Fire Safety Education Programs
Senior Fire Safety Smoke Signals Newsletter
COG Mesa

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

Additional Resources

City of Golden, Colorado
COG Mesa