About the Denver Fire Department

Established in 1866, the Denver Fire Department provides services to the citizens who live, work and visit the City and County of Denver providing fire suppression, emergency medical services, technical rescue, hazardous materials response, water and high angle rescue.  The Department currently has over 900 paid firefighters supporting daily fire/rescue and medical operations.  There are 30 fully staffed firehouses supporting fire and emergency calls within the city and supporting fire and emergency calls to the City of Glendale, City of Sheridan, and Skyline Fire District. The Department also has four fully staffed firehouses located at Denver International Airport.


Open Records Requests


CORA - Citywide Colorado Open Records Fee Policy

In order to pay for the cost of staff, custodians of public records within the City and County of Denver may charge for research and retrieval time necessary to respond to requests for records under the Colorado Open Records Act (“CORA”).  Pursuant to C.R.S. §24-72-205(6), effective July 1, 2014, staff time may be charged at a rate not to exceed $30.00 per hour.  There shall be no charge for the first hour of time for research and retrieval of records.


Please submit all CORA requests in regards to the Denver Fire Department to the Custodian of Records.
Custodian of Records for the Denver Fire Department: PIO Tech. Mark Watson

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