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  1. West Metro Strategic Plan 2017 - 2021

    West Metro Fire Rescue is one of just over 230 accredited fire and emergency services agencies in the world. Every five years, we take a close look at how we're doing as we plan for the future. Read on...
  2. West Metro Investigating Suspicious Fires

    A series of fires in the area surrounding Green Mountain appear to be suspicious and investigators are asking for the public's help in solving the open cases. Read on...
  3. 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...
  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...
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  1. Moderate Fire Danger

    A bit of moisture and cooler temperatures have us looking at moderate fire danger in the West Metro district. In areas of Jefferson County, there are Stage 1 restrictions, the City of Lakewood has a Stage 2 Fire Ban in open space areas, and in Douglas County, there are no fire restrictions.
    No matter the weather or restrictions, please be careful. Most wildland fires are human-caused and avoidable. 

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