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Business Inspections

The purpose of the ACFR’s commercial inspections is to ensure the safety of those who are employed within our jurisdiction, as well as the public who visit these businesses. The Fire Prevention Bureau and the line personnel are responsible for completing and managing approximately 2,200 commercial fire inspections with our jurisdiction annually.

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Plan Submittals

Click below to view the various forms that are needed to submit a plan for review. If you have questions about which forms are required, please contact the Fire Prevention Bureau at 303-539-6862.

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Public Education

Adams County Fire Rescue is an active member of the local schools and the community at large. Every year, ACFR participates in school Fire Prevention Week, Red Ribbon Week, Literacy Days, Career Fairs, Science Fairs and other various educational events. The District also participates in community outreach events like health fairs, assemblies, church bazaars and PTA meetings to get valuable safety and health messages out to the community.

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Open Burn Regulations

Controlled Burns have to be called in to the Adams County Communications Center (303)288-1535. Check with your Fire District regarding any Burn Permit requirements as not all Districts require permits. Click below for more information about open burn regulations in Adams County.

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Safety Tips

The Fire Prevention Bureau also has the responsibility of scheduling tours for the public and public education events at our local elementary schools and community events. Many fire safety topics can be discussed during public education events. To learn more about important fire safety tips, please click below.

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