Delta County CO Fire Department

Find Delta County, Colorado fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.


Delta County Fire Protection District 1 265 East 5th Street Delta CO 81416 970-874-9655


Delta County Fire Protection District 3 PO Box 804 Cedaredge CO 81413 970-856-3456

Paonia Volunteer Fire Department 710 2nd Street Paonia CO 81428 970-527-5874

About Delta County Fire Departments

Delta County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Delta County, CO community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Delta County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Delta County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Delta County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Delta County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Delta County

Delta County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Colorado are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Delta County. Delta County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Delta County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Delta County, CO

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Delta County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Delta County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Delta County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Delta County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Delta County and Colorado Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Delta County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Delta County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.