About Us

The Golden Gate Fire Protection District serves 1200 Colorado people living in 450 homes in an area of 50 square miles. We also serve various recreation areas including Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Centennial Cone Open Space Park, White Ranch Open Space Park, Mount Galbraith Open Space Park, and Colorado Department of Wildlife lands. Our department is all-volunteer, consisting of full-time, part-time and volunteer professionals. Our ISO (Insurance Services Organization) rating is a 9.

The Golden Gate Fire Department operates two stations with two engines, two brush units, and two water tenders.

Services Provided:

    • Wildland Firefighting
    • Structure Firefighting
    • Hazardous Material Response
    • Emergency Medical Service
    • Vehicle Rescue (Extrication)
    • Search and Rescue
    • Wildfire Mitigation Resources
    • Emergency Communications
    • District Signing
    • Mutual-aid to Neighboring Fire Departments
    • Firewise Design

Our coverage area to the north is Coal Creek Canyon Fire Protection District, to the west is the Gilpin County, to the south is Clear Creek Canyon, and to the east is Colorado Highway 93. We cover White Ranch Open Space Park, Mount Galbraith Open Space Park, Centennial Cone, and Golden Gate Canyon State Park.