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The Westminster Fire Department is comprised of 144 personnel, both commissioned and civilian. The executive command team includes a fire chief, two deputy chiefs, an EMS chief, fire marshal, training chief, emergency management coordinator, management analyst, executive assistant and three shift battalion chiefs to oversee the department. The department responds to over 11,000 calls a year. Almost 70 percent of those are medical related. The remainder of calls include response to fires, alarms, hazardous materials, rescues (water, technical, etc.) and public assists. Response time is typically under six minutes. You can learn more about our department operations and our statistics in our 2018 Annual Report as well as in our Standards of Cover.

Founded in 1934 as a one-station volunteer department, the Westminster Fire Department has grown substantially and now operates as an all-career, all hazards fire department utilizing the 48/96 scheduling model. The city of Westminster as a whole has also evolved from its roots as a small farming community on the outskirts of Denver to the city it has become today. Westminster is now a vibrant, dynamic, and affluent city of approximately 114,000 citizens and 45,446 households. With our department's vision to be recognized as the premiere fire and EMS service in Colorado, we strive to continually improve our operations as identified in our 2019-2023 Strategic Plan.

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Mission: Our mission is to protect community interests through exemplary service.

Vision: To be recognized as the premier fire and EMS service in the State of Colorado.

Values: P.R.I.D.E - Professional, Responsive, Innovative, Dedicated, Ethical

The Westminster Fire Department:


  • Operates from six fire stations throughout the City of Westminster to quickly respond when needed.
  • Responds to water rescues, hazardous material incidents, technical rescues, and other emergency responses.
  • Offers advanced life support emergency medical and ambulance transport services.
  • Operates with:
    • (7) Ambulances with (2) serving in reserve status
    • (7) Fire Engines with (2) serving in reserve status
    • (3) Trucks with (1) serving in reserve status
    • (1) Heavy Rescue
    • (2) Wildland trucks
    • (1) Dive Van and Boat
    • (1) Utility Terrain Vehicle
  • Prepares for and responds to large scale disasters through the City’s emergency management program, managed by the Fire Department.
    The Westminster Fire Department is made up two divisions including Administrative and Operations and Emergency Services. Both of these divisions are overseen by the fire chief. A more in-depth look at our fire departments structure can be seen on our department's organization chart.

    Administrative Division:
    The Administrative Division oversees Budget Administration, Emergency Management and Preparedness, the Fire Prevention Bureau, and Technical Services.

    Operations and Emergency Services Division:
    The Operations and Emergency Services Division oversees Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire Suppression, Training, Special Operations, and Technical Rescue.

    Westminster Fire Administration
    9110 Yates St.
    Westminster, CO 80031

    Office Phone Number:  303-658-4500
    Fax Number:  303-706-3913
    Email: fire@cityofwestminster.us

    Emergency Phone Number: 911
    Dispatch (Non-Emergency and After Hours Phone Number: 303-658-4360
    TDD: 303-426-0007

    Fire Chief Doug Hall:  303-658-4500
    Executive Assistant to Fire Chief Cassandra Schutt:  303-658-4512
    Deputy Chief of Administration Bill Work:  303-658-4530
    Deputy Chief of Operations Erik Birk: 303-658-4515
    Training Chief Dave Maikranz:  303-658-4534
    EMS Chief Jeromy Hill: 303-658-4532
    Fire Marshal Bob Hose:  303-658-4540
    A-Shift Battalion Chief Paul Spellman:  303-658-4827
    B-Shift Battalion Chief David Varney:  303-658-4828
    C-Shift Battalion Chief Ron McCuiston:  303-658-4825
    Emergency Management Coordinator Greg Moser:  303-658-4550
    Field Training Officer Nolan Bailey:  303-658-4531
    Technical Services Coordinator Rich Welz:  303-658-4533
    Fire Lieutenant and Plans Analyst Scott Wimmer:  303-658-4544
    Fire Inspector Jim Feggestad:  303-658-4543
    Fire Lieutenant and Investigator:  303-658-4545
    Senior Management Analyst Scott Maddux:  303-658-4518
    Public Education Officer Sherrie Guerrero:  303-658-4536
    EMS Field Coordinator Mark Van Den Abbeele: 303-658-4538
    EMS Field Coordinator Tina Takahashi: 303-658-4535


    Fire Station 1:  3948 W. 73rd Ave., Westminster, CO 80030 

    Fire Station 2:   9150 Lowell Blvd., Westminster, CO 80031

    Fire Station 3:  7702 W. 90th Ave., Westminster, CO 80021

    Fire Station 4:  4580 W. 112th Ave., Westminster, CO 80031

    Fire Station 5:  10100 Garland St., Westminster, CO 80021

    Fire Station 6:  999 W. 124th Ave., Westminster, CO 80234