About Us

South Metro Fire Rescue (SMFR) is committed to helping the community it serves, including 300 square miles in Arapahoe, Douglas and Jefferson counties. With 30 stations in the south metro area, SMFR provides emergency and prevention services to approximately 540,000 residents and thousands more who come into our communities to work. Specifically, SMFR serves the cities of Bow Mar, Castle Pines, Centennial, Cherry Hills Village, Columbine Valley, Foxfield, Greenwood Village, Littleton, Lone Tree, and Parker, as well as Castle Pines Village, Highlands Ranch, Louviers, Centennial Airport, the Denver Tech Center, Inverness, and the Meridian Office Park as well as unincorporated portions of Arapahoe and Douglas counties.


SMFR is governed by an elected board of directors which oversees an annual budget of over $127 million.


South Metro Fire Rescue is a world-class organization that serves the public by protecting lives and property through our dedication to training, prevention, mitigation, and response.

Vision 2020

To be a best-in-class, all-hazards prevention, mitigation, and response organization that supports a safe, healthy, growing community; a leader in risk reduction, preparedness, service delivery, and operational effectiveness; highly valued as a community and business partner and as an employer of choice; and well-positioned to proactively meet the needs of our changing demographic and businesses while maintaining fiscal strength and stability.


We are stewards of the public trust who value the equitable treatment of all. We foster strong community ties through integrity, compassion, and unwavering professionalism.