For generations, your West Metro Firefighters have answered the call of duty

They continue to serve our communities with one thing on their mind: your safety. The members of West Metro Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 1309 serve selflessly and courageously as they carry out their oath of protecting their neighbors in Colorado. When you don't see them responding to emergencies, your firefighters are constantly training and honing their skills so they can provide you with what you deserve: excellence in public safety.

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The firefighters we're proud to represent don't just hang up their gear and walk away when their shifts are over. Your firefighters are proud to be a part of the communities we serve and take part in several charitable and philanthropic work with our neighbors. Your firefighters are honored to protect our neighbors and are thrilled to be a part of the communities that we've taken an oath to serve. The members of our association have a proven track record of serving our communities both on and off duty, and we promise to continue that tradition for years to come.

President's Message

I am proud to welcome you to the West Metro Professional Firefighters webpage!

As Members of the International Association of Fire Fighters (I.A.F.F.), Local 1309 Members are honored to provide Fire & Rescue Services and Community Service to our Citizens, Businesses, and Visitors within the West Metro Fire Protection District in Colorado.

This website provides an informational source for both our own Union Members and our Community. The intent is to offer an effective route of communication to all whom we serve, both internally and externally. By consistently engaging with our Citizens through communication, outreach programs, and charitable support, we aim to make a lasting and positive difference to those who need us the most.

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The West Metro Firefighters are committed to protecting the life and property of all those within our District and beyond when duty calls. West Metro Fire Rescue is an All-Hazards Fire and Rescue Department, and our Members provide every level of emergency service proudly and professionally. With close to 400 uniformed Firefighters, as well as our Fleet Services Division, Local 1309 is a diverse workforce whose outreach to the community - whether on duty or off - is what makes our Membership and our Organization a special one.

For more than 60 years, IAFF Local 1309 has had the backs of our Firefighters when they need it. We continue to promote strong and collaborative relationships with the West Metro Fire Rescue Fire Chief and Administration, the West Metro Board of Directors, and with the cities we serve. Our goal is always to provide the highest level of Fire and Rescue services to the Citizenry, while always striving to maintain and improve the safety and benefits of our Union Membership.

I appreciate you taking the time to visit our site and to view all it has to offer. Please reach out if you have any questions or any interest in learning more about the West Metro Professional Firefighters. Additionally, if you would like to align with our mission and charitable efforts, please contact us.


Mike Mulcahy

President Mike Mulcahy
Mike Mulcahy
President, West Metro Professional Firefighters
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