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Colorado Fire Sprinkler CoalitionThe Colorado Fire Sprinkler Coalition is dedicated to promoting the installation of fire sprinklers in future generations of homes. The Coalition is a resource for information about home fire sprinklers and, through a cooperative effort with stakeholders, works to identify and overcome barriers to the acceptance of sprinklers as a critical component of home fire safety.

Contact: Coalition Chair Mike DellOrfano, Assistant Chief, Community Safety Services, South Metro Fire Rescue Authority, 720 989-2232.


Colorado Fire Sprinkler Coalition meeting
Members of the Colorado Fire Sprinkler Coalition met at Fire Station 14 in Colorado Springs on May 14, 2014. The meeting was hosted by coalition chair Mike Dell'Orfano (left). Coalition member Dee Withee (right), a fire protection engineer for the Colorado Springs Fire Department, provided a history of home fire sprinklers ordinances in her community. 

Colorado Fire Sprinkler Coalition partners
Coalition Members

Fire Sprinkler Requirements in Colorado

One- and Two-Family Dwellings & Townhouses
Boulder County (also requires sprinklers in additions/remodels over 4,800 square feet), Cherry Hills Village, Federal Heights, Golden, Louisville, Snowmass Village, Superior, Westminster

Boulder, Castle Pines, Centennial, Colorado Springs, Fraser, Fort Collins (duplexes only), Granby, Grand County, Greeley, Morgan County, Winter Park 

Sprinkler Option
Castle Pines (one-and two-family dwellings), Centennial (one- and two-family dwellings), Lone Tree

Threshold requirement
Aspen (5,000 square feet or greater), Greenwood Village (total building area in excess of 7,700 square feet) 

Coalition Resources

Produced by the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC), this video gives a detailed overview of how home fire sprinkler systems utilize water supply. Watch the other videos in this series by visiting the HFSC site.

Watch this dramatic Marble Mountain fire demonstration produced by the Orange County Fire Authority.

Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition

The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) is a leading resource for accurate, noncommercial information and materials about home fire sprinklers for consumers, the fire service, builders, and other professionals. HFSC offers free educational materials about home fire sprinkler systems, how they work, why they provide affordable protection and answers to common myths and misconceptions about their operation.