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About Us


The South Adams County Fire Department is dedicated to protecting life, property, and the environment through prevention, emergency response, and public education. We maintain a work environment that fosters diversity, promotes innovation, and delivers the highest quality of service with pride and excellence.


We will dominate and pioneer progress by setting the standard of operational excellence, member collaboration, and community support to achieve our ultimate mission to serve with pride and excellence.

Core Values

Honor, Pride, Integrity, Innovation, and Teamwork


Who Does the District Serve

The District serves all residents within Commerce City and areas of unincorporated Adams County for a total service area of 68.78 square miles. In 2000, the population of the District was 25,000. As of the 2020 U.S. Census, the population of Commerce City was 62,418 (1,858 people per square mile.  Emergency call volume has increased by an average of 9% each year since 2014

Services We Provide

Emergency Medical Services ~ Fire Suppression ~ Emergency Management ~ Technical Rescue ~ Hazardous Materials Mitigation ~ Fire Prevention ~ Public Education ~ Fire Investigation