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Fire & Emergency Services

Highlands Ranch receives fire and emergency services from South Metro Fire Rescue (SMFR), as of January 1, 2019. See photos of the Assumption of Command Ceremony held Jan. 1 that transferred services from Littleton Fire Rescue to SMFR.

The Metro District collaborates with SMFR and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

South Metro Fire Rescue Serves Highlands Ranch

Who Provides Fire & Emergency Services in Highlands Ranch?

SMFR provides fire and emergency services to Highlands Ranch. The community is currently served by three fire  stations, two of which are in Highlands Ranch. An additional fire station, planned for a south central location, is in the design stage. First responders 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 west of 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 South Metro Fire Rescue offer?

Community services & programs: www.southmetro.org/286/Community-Services-Programs

Car seat safety inspections: www.southmetro.org/360/Car-Seat-Inspections

CPR & other classes: www.southmetrofoundation.org/183/Class-Registration

Schedule a station tour: www.southmetro.org/FormCenter/SMFRA-Forms-3/Event-RequestSchedule-a-Station-Tour-60

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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