Fire Department

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The Denver Fire Department will be evaluating all fire station tours on a case-by-case basis. Check our website for the most updated information about Community Outreach participation opportunities.


Chief of the Department The Denver Fire Department is dedicated to:

Our Desire to Serve; committing to those we serve with integrity, accountability, and inclusivity.

Our Courage to Act; providing quality, timely and professional emergency services to protect life and property.

Our Ability to Perform; working together to maintain the highest standards of mitigation, preparedness, prevention, and community engagement. 

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About DFD

Denver Fire Department Logo Established in 1866, the Denver Fire Department provides services to the citizens who live in, work in and visit the City and County of Denver. Denver Fire Department  provides all hazard responses and emergency medical services, fire suppression, emergency medical services, technical rescue, hazardous materials response, water and high angle rescue. The Department has over 1,000 paid professional firefighters supporting daily fire/rescue and medical operations. The Department also employs 42 civilian staff supporting all Divisions. There are 39 fully staffed firehouses responding to fire and emergency calls within the city.  Denver Fire provides fire and emergency calls to the City of Glendale, City of Sheridan, Englewood, and Skyline Fire District through contract agreements. The Department has five staffed firehouses providing services at Denver International Airport.





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Contact Us

Appointment Needed
745 W. Colfax Ave.
phone: 720-913-3474
fax: 720-913-3596

Additional Contacts

Make a Payment

Payments for Services & Fees

Checks made payable to:

Denver Manager of Finance

You can deliver in person to:
745 West Colfax Avenue - 1st Floor
(Receipt will be issued)
(Appointment needed)

Or mail to:
P.O. Box 733422
Dallas, TX 75373-3422

Payment may also be made online by credit card.

You can also call (720) 913-3458 if you have questions regarding making payments.

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Denver Firefighters & Retired Member Resources

This resource page is for active and retired members, with the intent to provide direction about healthcare benefits, financial preparation toward retirement while an active member, and pension benefits during retirement.

Healthcare Benefit Resources - HR Analyst Information(PDF, 401KB)

Financial Awareness for Active and Retired Firefighters(PDF, 840KB)

Retired Members FPPA(PDF, 701KB)

 These resources are for both active and retired members.