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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

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

My Name Is... Bobbie Sheffield

Banding together We’ve lived in Littleton 38 years. I love protecting open space. In 1993, they started to develop Jackass Hill. A group of us got together who didn’t want to see the top of the … more

City explores option of South Metro fire contract

The Littleton City Council laid its cards on the table regarding the future of its fire department at a Dec. 5 study session, telling city staff that some kind of merger of Littleton Fire Rescue with … more
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