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Fire Muster a blazing good time

The infectious enthusiasm of little kids lent a giddiness to Littleton's annual Fire Truck Parade and Muster, where kindgergartners hopped and squealed as some of the region's coolest firefighting … more

Soaking up sun and sounds at the Centennial Summer Kickoff

Couples swayed to the music, kids hula-hooped and firefighters livened up the scene at the Summer Kickoff Concert at Centennial Center Park. Denver-based band Groove a Licious, a funk-soul group, … more

Muster will be last for Littleton Fire Rescue

When Littleton's annual Fire Truck Parade & Muster rolls down Main Street at 9 a.m. on June 16, it will be the last parade where trucks that say "Littleton" on the side won't be antiques. The … more

Centennial to start summer with funk, blues, safety lessons

The park that won local and national awards in its young, 6-year tenure is the place to catch food, drinks, two bands and safety demonstrations by South Metro Fire Rescue officials. Centennial's … more

Plane crash in northern Douglas County leaves one dead

One person was killed after a small plane crashed in a residential area of northern Douglas County, east of I-25, the night of May 11. About 9 p.m., a Cirrus SR22 went down near RidgeGate Parkway … more

Highlands Ranch, LFPD residents approve fire unification

South Metro Fire Rescue became the second-largest firefighting entity in Colorado on May 8 after voters in Highlands Ranch Metro District and Littleton Fire Protection District allowed South Metro to … more

Voters in Highlands Ranch, LFPD to weigh in on South Metro merger

Voters in Highlands Ranch and the Littleton Fire Protection District can weigh on May 8 on whether they would like to be fully included in the South Metro Fire Rescue's consolidated regional … more

Colorado could be in for worst fire season in years

Forecasts indicate Colorado could be in for its worst wildfire year since the historic fire seasons of 2012 and 2013, leading Gov. John Hickenlooper and fire officials to warn residents to do their … more

South Metro dispatcher helps deliver baby by phone

It's a call dispatchers don't get every day. Just after 9 a.m., a mother and father pulled their car over in a parking lot off East Smoky Hill Road in Centennial to dial 9-1-1 — the mother was in … more

A day in a 9-1-1 dispatch center

Together, 9-1-1 dispatchers at South Metro Fire Rescue's dispatch center in Centennial answer an average of 150 emergency calls a day during their 24-hour-long shifts. They take fire and medical … more

Littleton Fire seeks full inclusion into South Metro district

Homeowners would be on the hook for roughly another $10 a month in property taxes if voters approve the inclusion of Littleton Fire Rescue into a larger, neighboring district this fall, according to … more

Dry weather and high winds bring fire hazards in Colorado

South Metro Fire Rescue has responded to more than 22 fire calls since Feb. 23, half of which were vegetation fires throughout the district. SMFR has assisted other agencies with battling fires as … more

Globetrotting around the world

Whether you’re a basketball fan or not, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve encountered the Harlem Globetrotters at some point. The team has been entertaining basketball fans and wider … more

Fire district mergers picking up steam

The clock is ticking. The new year means Littleton is now less than a year away from the departure of its two fire partners — the districts that contract with the city for fire protection — which … more
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