District Information

North Metro Fire Rescue District

North Metro Fire Rescue District has a rich history that began in 1946 when it was formally known as West Adams County Fire Protection District. North Metro Fire has greatly progressed over the past several decades seeing many important changes to the organization, services provided to our citizens, and the fire industry as a whole.

Getting to Know Us

Fire ChiefMap of North Metro Fire Rescue District

David A. Ramos

District Size

Close to 60 square miles

Counties & Cities Served

City and County of Broomfield, City of Northglenn and unincorporated areas of Adams, Boulder, Jefferson and Weld counties

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District Population

Over 125,000 residents

Mission Statement 

To be a responsive all-hazard organization that works to provide a caring, high quality, professional delivery of service.


Excellence Through Each Individual Act

The District at a Glance

Since 1946, North Metro Fire Rescue District has served to protect its citizens and their property with a high level of care, compassion and professionalism. North Metro Fire is equipped and committed to ensuring public safety through fire suppression, emergency medical services and patient transportation, hazardous materials response, technical rescues and wildland firefighting.

The citizens of our District are served by over 170 professional firefighters and support personnel operating out of seven fire stations, a Training Center Complex and District Headquarters. The District is also guided by an elected, five-member Board of Directors, that provides direction to Fire Chief David Ramos.

Our hard working team is dedicated to keeping our citizens safe, and our efforts personify the District’s slogan, “Excellence Through Each Individual Act,” by going the extra mile to help our community.