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  1. West Metro Firefighters, Technology Save Lives

    LUCAS CPR device key to survival of ten patients. Read on...
  2. 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...
  3. CPR Community Resources

    Saving a life is as easy as knowing CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator). More information...
  4. 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. Do You Have An Escape Plan?

    If a fire breaks out in your home, you only have a few minutes to safely get out. That's why you and your family need an escape plan. 
    Cooking is the number one cause of home fires, and during the holidays- our ovens, stoves, and, yes, even grills, get a workout. Not to mention holiday candles, and live Christmas trees that can easily dry out, becoming potential fuel for a fire. 
    Across the country, firefighters respond to nearly 360,000 house fires each year.
    Stay safe- have a  plan.
    Check out our home safety page, and watch the video below for some tips on home escape plans.