1. Hot Topics
  1. Help Us Save Lives: Download the PulsePoint App

    West Metro Fire Rescue has launched the PulsePoint smartphone app to help improve improve survival rates for sudden cardiac arrest. Read on...
  2. West Metro Launches Transparency Platform

    OpenGov Provides Instant Access to District’s Finances Read on...
  3. Be the First to Know: CodeRED

    You never know when there may be an emergency. In Colorado, our weather can spark wildfires, floods, tornadoes, blizzards and dangerous thunderstorms. More information...
  4. Child Car Seat Checks

    West Metro Fire Rescue offers child car seat safety checks by appointment on Tuesday mornings in Wheat Ridge and on Friday mornings in south Lakewood. More information...
  5. West Metro Focuses on Senior Safety with "Seal of Approval"

    West Metro Fire Rescue has launched a new community initiative, working with area nursing homes and assisted living facilities to create a safer environment for seniors. More information...
View All
IMG_2384

Latest news


  1. West Metro, Wheat Ridge Fire Merger Vote

    West Metro Fire Rescue and Wheat Ridge Fire have merged and are operating as one fire district under an intergovernmental agreement. On October 4, 2016 residents of Wheat Ridge and Edgewater will vote on whether to dissolve the old Wheat Ridge district and include their properties into the new district, which will lower their property taxes. 

    Voting is at three locations from 7 am to 7 pm:

    Wheat Ridge Fire Station 16
    3880 Upham Street
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

    Wheat Ridge Fire Station 17
    10901 W. 38th Avenue
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

    City of Edgewater
    5845 W. 25th Avenue
    Edgewater, CO 80214

    Request an absentee ballot
    You can send in your request for an absentee ballot or email the completed form to:
    kbrewer@westmetrofire.org 

    Read resolution in support of ballot questions

    Watch video about merger below.