Due to current drought conditions, arid vegetation, and increases in grass fire occurrences on undeveloped areas of Colorado Springs, and decreases in local, State of Colorado, and national response resource availability, Colorado Springs Fire Department, by and through its Division of the Fire Marshal, determines measures necessary to heighten fire hazard awareness and further reduce fire risks in order to protect health and safety are essential. Therefore, effective at noon (MDT), on September 13, 2021, Burn Restriction Order 2021-R1 goes into effect and will remain until rescinded.
Neighborhood Chipping is still on schedule.
For more information please visit coloradosprings.gov/chipping
Firefighters need to be ready at a moment’s notice to respond to a variety of different calls, and they wear a variety to different uniforms to meet the needs of each call.
Learn about what it takes to join the Colorado Springs Fire Department and information about our hiring process.
The City of Colorado Springs has a Burn Restriction in effect.
CSFD's Wildfire Mitigation team offers a number of resources to help reduce wildfire risk including neighborhood chipping, on-site consultations, neighborhood meetings, and educational resources. Learn more about Wildfire Mitigation