The Genesee Fire Protection District (GFPD) is located just west of Denver at an elevation of 7,800 feet. GFPD includes the communities of Genesee, Genesee Village, and Chimney Creek, and the Genesee Business District and Genesee Town Center. Genesee Fire Rescue (GFR), the operational arm of GFPD, was founded in 1973. GFR is a combination (Paid/Volunteer) organization providing fire protection services and emergency medical services to our residents 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. GFR has approximately 35 Volunteer Firefighters and 3 Full Time Firefighters.
Genesee Fire Rescue serves a community of approximately 4,000 people within a four square mile area comprised of approximately 1,500 homes, 28 commercial buildings and 1,200 acres of open space. GFR operates an Engine Company, Truck Company, Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Engine Company, and a brush truck. In addition, we provide basic life support in conjunction with the Highland Rescue Team Ambulance District.
Genesee Fire Rescue is a Colorado Special District and is governed by the elected board of the Genesee Fire Protection District.