About the Departments
Southeast Weld Fire Protection District is an all-hazards Fire Department that is staffed with a combination of career and volunteer/reserve firefighters. The Fire District encompasses 405 square miles in Weld County and 87 square miles in Adams County, including the Town of Keenesburg, and the unincorporated areas of Prospect Valley and Roggen. In addition, SEWFPD encompasses significant portions of Interstate 76, State Highway 52 and State Highway 79. Full-time staff provide 24/7 coverage and reside at Station 1 in Keenesburg and Station 2 in Prospect Valley. We have an additional, fully equipped station strategically located in Roggen to serve the members of our communities. In addition, we operate an Advanced Life Support Paramedic Transport Ambulance as well as a Basic Life Support Transport Ambulance.
Frederick-Firestone Fire District is an “All-Hazards” emergency response agency that provides ALS transport services to the Towns of Frederick and Firestone, Colorado. The District currently provides 24/7 coverage to a 36 square mile response area along the Northern Front Range with easy access to the Rocky Mountains. We serve a population over 36,000 residents. FFFPD is a progressive fire district, which holds an ISO-2 rating. The District currently employs over 70 uniformed and civilian personnel. Each of the District’s four stations are staffed 24/7 with Firefighter/EMTs and Paramedics. All firefighters are career and work a 48/96 schedule.
The Fort Lupton Fire Protection District is considered a combination agency and is comprised of 38 career firefighters, four (4) administrative staff, three (3) office personnel, two (2) maintenance personnel, and six District volunteer firefighters. There are twelve firefighters on duty to provide 24-hour coverage with response from three stations to a District that covers 88 square miles. New volunteer members of the department are recruited year-round and are required to be certified as a State of Colorado Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials Operations, and Emergency Medical Technician. Specialized training for members includes Technical Rescue, Hazardous Materials Technician, high and low angle rope rescue, ice rescue, swift water rescue, advanced vehicle extrication, and incident command training. The Fire District provides Basic Life Support (BLS) services for immediate life-threatening emergencies. The Advanced Life Support (ALS) response units are Banner Health Ambulance Paramedic 11 is in Fort Lupton at Fire Station 1 and Paramedic 12 is located at Station 2. There is always a Paramedic and an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) staffed on each ambulance. The fire department has a long standing strong relationship with the community.
The Hudson Fire Protection District is an All-Hazards agency that serves approximately 96 square miles in southern Weld County, Colorado. We are committed to our customers, and it is our goal to provide quality fire suppression, fire prevention, life safety, and property conservation, as well as emergency medical services to the Town of Hudson, the Town of Lochbuie, and the surrounding rural areas. HFPD is a career department, that responds out of 2 full time staffed fire stations, which operate 24/7, 365. We do also offer a reserve firefighter stipend program. (Currently we do not have any reserves)
Platteville-Gilcrest Fire Protection District headquarters station is located in the central part of the fire district in Platteville at 202 Main Street. Our second station is located at 14679 CR 42 in Gilcrest. The District is staffed 24/7 with a Battalion Chief, four firefighters and a paramedic at our Platteville Station and three firefighters and a paramedic at our Gilcrest Station. Our administrative staff includes the Fire Chief, Assistant Chief, Training Chief, EMS Chief, Administrative Manager, Administrative Assistant, Fire Prevention Specialist, and Fleet Maintenance Mechanics and are available Monday-Friday. We are a predominantly agricultural community covering 144 square miles. A large percentage of our tax revenue is generated from oil and gas production and processing facilities. The District requires all firefighters to be Firefighter I and NREMT certified. We also provide ALS services and transports. We are proud to have on staff members that are certified as Firefighter II, Fire Officer I and II, HazMat Operations, HazMat Technician, Paramedic, Ice Rescue, State Proctor, Driver Operator (Aerial and Pumper), Wild Land, Fire Instructor, Fire Inspector, Car Seat Technician and CPR Instructor. In our fleet we have: Three engines, one ladder truck, two ambulances, three brush trucks, two water tenders, a light and air truck, water rescue boat, command vehicle, training/maintenance vehicles and two staff vehicles.
Platte Valley Fire Protection District believes in it's motto "Making a difference". Making a difference in the lives of each other and the community we serve means that we will take action for someone else, to make their circumstances better than before. We will treat people the way we want to be treated, both within the walls of our Firehouse and when in the community. We will do our best to understand other people’s perspectives and needs. We will go above and beyond to make a significant impact on a person in need, recognizing everyone is someone’s loved one. To truly make a difference, we will constantly facilitate and encourage progression, developing ourselves and others to be better than we were yesterday. To make a difference in our community and surrounding area by protecting and compassionately caring for life and property through skilled and well-equipped emergency services and life safety programs. We will be a progressive, aggressive, innovative, and fiscally responsible Fire Department committed to making a difference in the lives of each other and the community we serve.