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After truck fire, I-25 back open south of Arapahoe Road

A truck fire on southbound Interstate 25 south of East Arapahoe Road has closed down that direction of the highway and the light rail in the area, according to South Metro Fire Rescue. An extended closure is expected. more

Citizen challenge to fire ballot burns on

A citizen effort to challenge the language of the ballot measure on whether to include Littleton in the boundaries of South Metro Fire Rescue has hit snags, but its author is pressing ahead — and … 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

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

5 things to know on transportation for disabled, elderly

As the Denver metro area continues its population boom and local governments discuss ways to improve transportation options, the Transportation Solutions Arapahoe County council wants to make sure … more

Littleton council approves big step in fire merger plan

Littleton took a big step toward leaving the firefighting business at the April 17 city council meeting, with councilmembers voting 6-1 to initiate a process to dissolve the city's fire department … 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

Familiar faces push back against fire merger

Familiar faces in Littleton politics came out swinging against the city's effort to see Littleton Fire Rescue absorbed by South Metro Fire Rescue at the April 3 city council meeting, taking umbrage … 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

Economic forecast: Fair to partly cloudy

Colorado's roaring economy, though still a national leader, may be beginning to calm somewhat, while pressures in the state — such as stagnant wages and skyrocketing housing prices — as well as … more
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