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firefighters raise their right hand as they are sworn into office by Mayor John Suthers
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 3:30pm
After 15 weeks of comprehensive training, The Colorado Springs Fire Department is welcoming 16 new firefighters to their ranks. They start their new assignments right away. 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 1:09pm
The Mitigation Grant meeting set for Wednesday evening (10/30/19) for the neighborhoods of Erindale, Pulpit Rock, and University Park has been canceled due to inclement weather. A new date will be publicized in the coming days.
fire truck in repair shop
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:29am
Go behind the scenes at the Colorado Springs fire department with emergency vehicle technician Justin Rael. He's one of our dedicated City employees who keeps our fire trucks and other equipment running so they are ready when we need them.
Picture of Flash Flood
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:18pm
Anywhere it rains, it can flood. Flash flooding is one of the disasters that can happen in Colorado Springs. It’s important to be prepared so that everyone in your family knows what to do and where to go.
logo for keep you butts in your car campaign
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 3:15pm
The City and County are teaming up to tell you to discard your cigarette in an appropriate receptacle.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Area residents may receive simulated emergency phone notifications, see emergency vehicles COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— Residents in three west Colorado Springs and El Paso County neighborhoods may receive simulated emergency notifications by telephone and see emergency vehicles in their neighborhood... Read more
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 11:21am
Colorado Springs, CO – Today marks 125 years of professional fire service to the community. Fire protection transitioned from volunteer fire companies to the paid Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) at 7 a.m. on Feb 12, 1894. The fire department staffing consisted of Fire Chief J. G. Johnson,... Read more
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 12:26pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.- The Colorado Springs Fire Department achieved several objectives in its continued efforts to improve the outcome of calls for service and events in 2018. Here are three of the many highlights from the CSFD in 2018. Community Response Team Expansion
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 4:04pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -  The Colorado Springs Police Department will join forces with the Colorado Springs Fire Department in deploying multiple patrols focused on the illegal use of fireworks on the July 4 holiday. Violators will be cited and released and fireworks will be confiscated.... Read more