Sweetwater County Fire Department has been providing wildfire suppression and management to the citizens of Sweetwater County since the 1970's. Sweetwater County Fire Department?s jurisdiction covers approximately 7,067 square miles of the 10,480 sq. miles that make up the largest county in the State of Wyoming.
We are a Career/Paid-Call Firefighter combination fire department located in the city of Rock Springs, WY. Our paid staff consists of the County Fire Warden/Fire Chief, Deputy County Fire Warden/Asst. Chief and two Firefighters. The remaining firefighters Seasonal or serve as Paid Call Firefighters who respond when needed and are available the same as a volunteer only we compensate them for their time.
Sweetwater County Fire Department has mutual aid agreements with the 6 other fire departments, 2 fire districts within the county along with a long standing professional working relationship with the Bureau of Land Management, BLM. We are also bordered by 5 other counties and the states of Utah and Colorado.
Sweetwater County is truly served by a collective inter-agency fire program that is founded on a professional and well respected level of service and commitment to the citizens and visitors of Sweetwater County.