Keyword: fire
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Dry weather and high winds bring fire hazards in Colorado

South Metro Fire Rescue has responded to more than 22 fire calls since Feb. 23, half of which were vegetation fires throughout the district. SMFR has assisted other agencies with battling fires as … more

Globetrotting around the world

Whether you’re a basketball fan or not, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve encountered the Harlem Globetrotters at some point. The team has been entertaining basketball fans and wider … more

Fire district mergers picking up steam

The clock is ticking. The new year means Littleton is now less than a year away from the departure of its two fire partners — the districts that contract with the city for fire protection — which … more

Highlands Ranch: Looking back and forward

Terry Nolan, general manager of Highlands Ranch Metro District What was the district's biggest accomplishment in 2017? The year-long extensive evaluation of fire and emergency services alternatives … more

Highlands Ranch Metro District to cut ties with Littleton Fire Rescue

And then there was one. The Highlands Ranch Metro District informed the City of Littleton on Nov. 29 that it would be joining Littleton Fire Protection District in severing ties with the city's fire … more

Littleton Fire Protection District to sever ties with city, merge with South Metro

Littleton Fire Protection District, one of the city's fire partners, has announced it will be severing ties with the City of Littleton and merging operations with South Metro Fire Rescue effective … more

Fire dispatch merger approved

Littleton City Council voted 6-1 to merge the city's fire dispatch services with South Metro Fire Rescue, ending months of wrangling. Councilmember Doug Clark remained steadfast in his opposition Oct. 17, having cast votes against the proposal at … more

Fire-dispatch merger hearing slated

There's one more chance to sound off on the proposed fire dispatch merger. Littleton City Council will hold a public hearing during its Oct. 17 meeting before making the final call on the off-again-on-again proposal to merge the city's fire … more

Local responders tasked with national relief

First responders see a lot of tragedy in their line of work, but Eric Hurst, who recently returned from assisting local emergency services in Orlando, Florida, after Hurricane Irma, described the experience as “especially eye-opening.” “As … more
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