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Fire & Emergency Services

The Metro District provides fire and emergency services to Highlands Ranch through an intergovernmental agreement with the City of Littleton and the Littleton Fire Protection District, and we work closely with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

Littleton Fire Rescue Serves Highlands Ranch Through Contract with Metro District

Who Provides Fire & Emergency Services in Highlands Ranch?

The Metro District of Highlands Ranch have established fire and emergency services to Highlands Ranch through an intergovernmental agreement between the Metro District and the City of Littleton. Staff and equipment are located in three fire stations, two of which are in Highlands Ranch. They stand ready to respond to fires, accidents, and emergencies with state-of-the-art equipment and highly-trained personnel.

Where are the fire stations that serve Highlands Ranch?

Fire station # 16 is located at 8119 Blakeland Drive off Santa Fe Drive. Fire station # 17 is located at 9554 South University Boulevard in Highlands Ranch. Fire Station # 18 is located at 401 Timbervale Trail near the intersection of S. Broadway and Lucent Boulevard.

What special community services does Littleton Fire Rescue offer?

Free blood pressure monitoring is offered each Saturday from 9 a.m. until Noon at all three fire stations. The fire department will also provide a blood pressure monitoring card for future visits which will help track changes in a person’s vital signs. The blood pressure checks and the cards are free. Littleton Fire Rescue staff also offer fire safety education classes to schools and community groups. To schedule a class or a station tour, please call 303-795-3800.

Learn about LFR’s water rescue team’s work during the fall 2013 Colorado floods in this video.

To learn more about Littleton Fire Rescue, visit www.littletongov.org/fire.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

The Metro District works closely with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) on several programs, including the following:

  • National Night Out
  • Community outreach at a variety of community events
  • Metro District Park Rangers are commissioned by the DCSO to enforce specific state statutes in Highlands Ranch parks, trails and open space. We also collaborate with the DCSO on a number of safety education programs.

For more information on the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, visit www.dcsheriff.net.

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