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.

Lateral Volunteer Firefighter Program

Firefighters with at least 2 years experience and current certifications may be eligible to apply. Call 303-215-8888 for more information.

October 2018 Fire Department Call Statistics

Major Incident Types
Number of Incidents
Percentage of Total
Fires 3 1.57%
Overpressure rupture 3 1.57%
Rescue & Emergency Medical Services 117 61.26%
Hazardous Conditions (No Fire) 7 3.66%
Service Call 6 3.14%
Good Intent Call 38 19.90%
False Alarm & False Call 17 8.90%
Severe Weather Related Call 0 0%
Special Incident Type 0 0%
Total Incidents 191 100%

Incidents by Location

Clear Creek Canyon 4 2.09%
District #1 (North end) 84 43.98%
District #2 (South end) 88 46.07%
Gaming Related Call 5 2.62%
Other Outside of City 10 5.24%

Other Statistics

Automatic Aid Received 7
Automatic Aid Given 3
Mutual Aid Received 5
Mutual Aid Given 2
Average Response Time 5:31 mins.
Average Total Time per Call 15:54 mins.
Average Number of Firefighters per Incident 4
Total Dollar Loss for the month $0
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

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

Additional Resources

City of Golden, Colorado
COG Mesa