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Fire & Emergency Services

The Metro District partners with several first responders to help ensure the safety, health and security of people living and working in Highlands Ranch. This includes Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and South Metro Fire Rescue.


South Metro Fire Rescue

SMFR provides fire and emergency services to Highlands Ranch. The community is currently served by three fireĀ  stations, two of which are in Highlands Ranch. An additional fire station, planned for a south central location, is in the design stage.

Fire stations in Highlands Ranch

  • Fire station # 16, 8119 Blakeland Drive
  • Fire station # 17, 9554 South University Boulevard
  • Fire station # 18, 401 Timbervale Trail
  • Future station #20, 1801 E. Wildcat Reserve Parkway

Services offered by SMFR

To learn more about South Metro Fire Rescue, visit www.southmetro.org.


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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