Emergency Operations Center

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Effective January 1, 2019, fire and emergency services in the City of Littleton will be handled by South Metro Fire Rescue

For EMS transport and billing questions for service dates prior to January 1, 2019, contact the Littleton Finance Department at 303-795-3776 or finhm@littletongov.org

Emergency Operations CenterMission Statement

The mission of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is to develop & maintain a common operating picture, provide incident resource support, coordinate information and communications, and ensure policy directives are represented in the development of operational strategies.

Who works in an EOC

  • Emergency management staff
  • Government entities
  • Nonprofit agencies
  • Community-based organizations
  • Private-sector organizations

When is an EOC used?

  • Disaster Declarations
  • Most incidents requiring multiple operational periods
  • At the discretion of Policy Group members to monitor the situation and provide guidance
  • Resources are needed beyond local mutual aid
  • Special functional capabilities are required

How the EOC assists the incident

  • Providing the “big picture” view of the incident
  • Establishing policy or resolving conflicting policies
  • Providing communications and messaging support
  • Managing public information issues and media requests
  • Providing and prioritizing resources
  • Authorizing emergency expenditures
  • Coordination amongst commands or agencies